iris' PR lead goes to GolinHarris

Allanjit Singh, who previously led iris' PR business has moved over to GolinHarris Singapore as director of digital communications.

In his new role at GolinHarris, Singh will lead the firm’s digital practice in Singapore.

Aside from his time at iris, Singh has also worked at the likes of Ogilvy PR Worldwide, Fleishmann-Hillard International Communications, and Lewis PR.

Singh (pictured) reports to Tarun Deo, regional managing director of GolinHarris Southeast Asia.

Craig Mapleston, managing director of iris has said the agency will soon be making an announcement on Singh’s replacement.

Meanwhile, the agency has been making promotions in its creative team. Tim Chan and Jonathan Cockett have been bumped up to the roles of deputy creative directors; Shawn Foo has been promoted to head of art and Daniel Ko and Errol Tan have been promoted to creative group heads.

They all report to the creative director, Clarence Chiew and regional creative director, Grant Hunter.

“We've done this to reward their great performance over the years at iris and also to provide more senior creative leadership for our top clients, including Diageo, Heineken, Tiger and Shell.  With the additional responsibility and accountability amongst the creative leaders, we'll be better placed to continue to push the boundaries of creative innovation for all of our clients,” said Mapleston.