Jeff Leong has joined Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) China as senior vice president of client strategy, effective immediately.
Leong will be responsible for the development of key accounts and support new business development in the Greater Bay Area, working in close partnership with Florence Ouyang (director of H+K Shenzhen) and Nan Dong (managing director of H+K Hong Kong).
Leong said, “I am delighted to join the H+K team and continue my journey with Huawei – a brand that I hold close to my heart – as well as applying my experience to drive further business growth across the region.”
With two decades of experience in creative strategy, branding, and integrated marketing, Leong had previously worked as managing partner at Ogilvy China, leading the agency’s Huawei team. Prior to that, he held senior client servicing roles at Y&R Beijing, Soho Square Shanghai (part of Ogilvy group), and Bates 141.
“We welcome Jeff at an exciting time as we continue our focus on the Greater Bay Area,” said QC Liang, H+K China CEO and president. “He will play an active role in strengthening our Shenzhen offer as a hub for excellence across China as well as bringing unrivalled experience to support Chinese brands going global, especially the technology companies based in the Great Bay Area.”