Francis Chung leaves DDB for Cheil Hong Kong

Cheil Hong Kong has brought Francis Chung on board as group creative director. The hire comes after a few wins the agency has had recently with MTR, 1010 and VTC.

Prior to joining Cheil Hong Kong, he was group creative director at DDB Worldwide based in Hong Kong. While at DDB, he led the creative accounts for TSL Jewelry, ParknShop, Henderson Properties, Hang Seng Bank, Maxims, Bank of China and McDonalds HK.

Chung has attained over 30 international and local creative awards, including Cannes Lions, D&AD, One Show, New York Festival, Spikes, AdFest, Longxi and Kam Fan.

He also worked at Ogilvy & Mather Hong Kong as creative director where he worked with clients such as Shangri-la Hotels, Hong Kong Disneyland, Prudential and Hong Kong Jockey Club.

“We are truly excited to have brought Francis on board at this time to elevate our creative capabilities especially as Cheil Hong Kong undergoes positive business growth. Based on Francis’ solid track record working with international and local brands, we know that he will deliver the best ideas and service for our clients” says Jay Jeong, managing director of Cheil Hong Kong.