Ogilvy & Mather has promoted Chris Reitermann to chief executive officer for China.
Paul Heath, Chairman & CEO of O&M Asia Pacific said: “Chris is a natural successor to Shenan Cheung, with whom he has worked successfully for many years.
“His journey working in China and throughout the region is a brilliant one. He was one of the very first people to embrace the industry’s move to digital, and has been an agent of change for us. We are delighted he has accepted this role, and confident in his ability to take our business to new heights in China.”
Reitermann, a native of Germany, has spent most of his professional life working in Greater China. His new position will see him assume full responsibility for the daily management and operation of the agency, in addition to retaining his current role as President for O&M Advertising in Asia Pacific.
Meanwhile, Shenan Chuang has also been promoted to vice chairman of O&M Greater China.
In her new role she will continue to focus on helping the agency to shape and maintain its strong culture, in addition to building and maintaining key client relationships.
TB Song, Chairman of O&M Greater China, commented: “We have much to thank Shenan for during her tenure as CEO, particularly her contributions to the remarkable growth of the agency and numerous industry accolades that have been won. She has been a fantastic leader and a mentor to many. We are grateful for her vision in shaping what is needed as a next step for our business”.