DigitasLBi has bolstered its Hong Kong management team following recent new client wins; including global agency of record for Shangri-La and Swire Properties.
As part of the expansion, Damien Tew has moved from his role as managing director of Shanghai into the role of managing director for Hong Kong. Tew will be responsible for driving growth and expansion of the agency in Hong Kong.
“Having helped set up our Hong Kong operations more than two years ago, I am excited to be back to lead this fantastic team at a time of rapid growth. The Hong Kong team have achieved a lot over the last year and we remain committed to driving continued growth for our clients through our unique blend of data, creativity and technology,” he said.
Tew will report to Annette Male, CEO APAC.
Maria Delamain, client partner and part of team Shangri-La moves across from Ogilvy & Mather Hong Kong where she ran the Shangri-La and Nestle business.
Kristina Walden, has joined as head of media for Hong Kong working predominantly on Shangri-La as well as across other client business.
Annette Male said: “It’s great to have Damien back in Hong Kong leading the team, with the addition of Kristina and Maria, we have further strengthened our senior management to ensure we deliver the best thinking and service for our clients.”