The expansion aims to bridge the gap between European luxury brands and affluent Asian customers.
He was previously with Ogilvy before leaving in 2019 and starting up his own agency named e late last year.
HS Chung, president, H+K Asia, said the commitment, drive and skills of the newly appointed leaders will add immense value to its clients in their evolving requirements and accelerate business growth.
Ewen Sturgeon has been promoted to CEO, international and takes on additional responsibility for the agency's Asia Pacific operations.
As regional commercial director, Aadit Bimbhet will help grow the agency's commerce capability and continue to deliver seamless commerce solutions for clients that bridge the gap between inspiration and conversion.
Brian Whipple, who has led Accenture Interactive for the last 10 years, will be retiring from Accenture.
As part of Essence’s consulting solutions, Essence Data Health Check aims to provide a meticulous review of marketers’ technology stack, data collection setup, audience management approach and data deployment practice.
He is taking a break before deciding what to do next. Grove has held various leadership roles across the region including MD, Southeast Asia and CEO of North Asia.
In his new role, he will lead GroupM’s data-driven specialty businesses including Xaxis, INCA, Finecast, Sightline and Acceleration.