Ex-adman Frank Young takes on CEO role at HungryGoWhere

Frank Young is taking on the role of CEO of HungryGoWhere Singapore and Malaysia. Young confirmed the role with Marketing.

Previously director and CEO of Weekender Group, Young will be overseeing the growth and expansion of the HungryGoWhere brand and service offerings such as reviews and restaurant bookings.  Working with the team of developers, sales people, account managers, and editorial staff, he will continue to make HGW one of the go-to sites for all things food.

Young (pictured) was with the Weekender Group for two years helping to launch the Weekender with fellow ad industry professional David Phey. Prior to his role at the Weekender Group, he was managing director and executive creative director at Crush Advertising for over eight years.

“This is great opportunity to work with Singapore’s premier food portal. HungryGoWhere is renowned for its comprehensive listing of over 20,000 restaurants, bars, café, and hawkers and loyal foodie community of 1.8 million monthly users, who frequently use our portal to discover new restaurants and book tables directly on our site. I am excited to be part of this fantastic brand. Plus it fits nicely with my passion for great food and digital media, There will be more excitement forth coming,” Young told Marketing.