JWT names new digital strategy director

J. Walter Thompson Singapore has hired Ramzi Chaabane as digital strategy director.

Chaabane has over 10 year’s digital advertising experience in Europe and Asia across a range of high profile brands, including Converse, L'Oréal, HSBC, Clubmed, Skoda, Under Armour, Danone & Unilever.  He joins J. Walter Thompson from MullenLowe Profero Singapore, where he served as digital director.

Prior to that he held the digital director role for Leo Burnett Shanghai. He has also worked as a digital strategist at Fullsix, where he served as lead manager on multiphased e-commerce projects for brands like ClubMed, Inside Biotherm and Etam China.

At J. Walter Thompson, Chaabane will work closely with Huw Davis, J. Walter Thompson Asia Pacific’s regional data and analytics Lead and Marco Versotalo, who is both J. Walter Thompson’s Global ECD on Lux and J. Walter Thompson Singapore’s chief creative officer.

“The combination of talent at JWT offers amazing opportunities for our clients.  I’m really honored to be part of such strong team and great people,” said Chabaane.

Peter Womersley, CEO, J. Walter Thompson Singapore, said; “Ramzi is a very dynamic, engaging person. He’s a strategic thinker with a strong track record leveraging data insight, digital innovation and planning to drive effective digital solutions for brands.  This appointment follows a number of recent significant digital hires who will help us deliver effective pioneering solutions for our clients.”