Michael Maedel, last chairman of JWT APAC has started in a new role as chairman, Asia Pacific of Grace Blue, according to his LinkedIn.
Grace Blue Worldwide is an executive search agency specialising in the advertising, marketing and communications sectors. It works to help clients,publishers and agencies across disciplines such as advertising, media, digital, direct marketing, sales promotion, shopper marketing, broadcast, integrated production, distribution, branding and design, PR and marketing.
Grace Blue has offices in Singapore, London and New York. It works with the likes of OgilvyOne, McCann, Saatchi & Saatchi, Bacardi, PepsiCo, Dyson, BBC and others.
Maedel left JWT in September this year following a series of leadership restructures across Asia. Under the change, North Asia area director and Greater China CEO Tom Doctoroff took on the role of Asia Pacific CEO. Doctoroff and JWT India CEO Colvyn Harris have now succeeded Maedel as joint CEOs.
Marketing has reached out to Maedel for a statement on his new venture.