JWT has confirmed to Marketing that Chris Chiu is taking on the role of chief creative partner with JWT Singapore. The news comes days after ECD Victor Ng exits the company.
Chiu, however will not be a direct replacement to Ng’s role, explained the agency.
Chiu was last CEO of Leo Burnett Singapore but left the role nearly six months after attaining the title. He was promoted to the role of CEO in August last year following holding the position of chief creative officer. He led the agency in the dual role.
Prior to the role at Leo Burnett, he founder and chief creative officer of Ren Partnership.
Chiu left Leo Burnett shortly after Lou Dela Pena was announced to take on a group level role at Publicis. In the new role, she is charged to lead both Leo Burnett and Saatchi & Saatchi.