Grey makes two hires to boost account team

Grey Hong Kong has expanded its account management team with the hires of Katherine Wong (left) as business director and Christina Kwok as group account director.

Wong will report directly to Desmond Chan and Keith Ho, managing partners of Grey Group Hong Kong, and Kwok reports directly to Chan.

Wong brings with her 15 years of experience in the advertising industry, focusing on beauty and personal care category for the Greater China market. She has worked on brands such as Neutrogena, Pantene, Kao, Wella, Pampers and consumer electronic giant Samsung.

Prior to Grey, she worked in various agencies including Leo Burnett, Saatchi & Saatchi, Publicis and DDB.

Kwok has served in several top agencies including BBDO, McCann Erickson and DDB Hong Kong.

She has worked as a business partner with local and international clients and has managed countless brands including Watsons, Nestle, Vitasoy, Abbott, San Miguel, Bank of China (Hong Kong), Hang Seng Bank, MasterCard, Huawei, The Venetian, PCCW and Microsoft.

“Katherine and Christina are terrific additions to the team. We are always on the lookout for great talents and their appointments go to show our dedication in getting the best people onboard to provide strategic business thinking on our clients’ brands,” said Chan.

Ho added: “Both of them come to us from very different backgrounds and I am sure they will be challenging the team to produce more award-winning work. I look forward to working with them closely.”