Creative agency iris Worldwide has hired James Honda-Pinder (pictured) as the senior planner. Honda-Pinder will report to Mark Hadfield, regional planning director (APAC).
In his new role, Honda-Pinder will be the lead planner in the growth of key strategic accounts, including Philips and Valencia Football Club. He is tasked to drive new business growth across different categories. He joins from TBWAMedia Arts Labs in London, where he worked on Apple for four years.
“As we continue to grow in Singapore and the region, Honda-Pinder’s hunger and determination are a perfect fit for iris. In appointing Honda-Pinder, we have one of the brightest young minds in the industry, and we are putting together a team that is feared and revered within Singapore and the region,” Mark Hadfield, APAC regional planning director said.
Honda-Pinder said: ”iris Worldwide is a dynamic, genuinely integrated culture with a proven track record for helping clients take on a different types of creative problems and finding elegant solutions for them. Its truly an agency built for the 21st century.”