DDB Group Singapore makes new hires

DDB Group Singapore has bolstered its creative department with two senior hires. Masaya Ishizaka joins as creative director of technology and Kaushik Iyer starts with DDB as creative group head.

Ishizaka comes to DDB after 10 years of working with agencies bringing with him several years of entrepreneurial experience having set up 1-10 GHOldings in Shanghai. Iyer has worked in India and Singapore and was most recently at JWT Singapore working on Singapore Tourism Board, Changi Airport, HSBC, Pizza Hut, Nikon and Friso.

“We’re adding expert talent to do great work for our clients. This is a step up the curve for DDB in the sophistication of the solutions we create. Masaya and Kaushik will bulk up our digital and experiential expertise," Joji Jacob, group executive creative director, DDB Group Singapore said.

Both will be reporting to Jacob.

Meanwhile, Andrew Hook formerly creative director of DDB has joined Havas Worldwide Singapore as ECD.