Khan named FutureBrand's APAC CEO

Global brand consultancy agency FutureBrand has announced the appointment of former Thinkscape CEO and partner Zayn Khan (pictured) to the role of Asia Pacific CEO effective 1 June.

Having been based in Kuala Lumpur since 2002, Khan moves to FutureBrand in Shanghai, where he will report directly to Patrick Smith, CEO of FutureBrand Worldwide.

Khan also previously held positions in WPP at The Brand Union in London and Hill+Knowlton Strategies in San Francisco before joining Ogilvy & Mather to lead strategic planning in Malaysia.

Khan has vast experience in building brands and shaping market strategy across a wide range of industries.

During his time at Thinkscape, Khan built a strong consulting offering to complement the firm's design and architecture practices, leading the team to win major new business. He also played a key role in shaping Ogilvy & Mather's suite of strategic consulting services and leading the team to achieve award-winning results.

"His history of results-driven leadership and strong understanding of cross-cultural nuances will be of immense value to our operations and client work in Asia. I look forward to working with him and am confident in his ability to take FutureBrand to the next level in this exciting, dynamic region," Smith said.