Havas RiverOrchid has appointed David Mitchell its managing director in Vietnam. He will be reporting to CEO Pick-Santiphong Pimolsaengsurya.
Prior to this Mitchell has worked with Naga DDB for 8 years, where he last served as the CEO. In the past he has worked with Riverorchid in Laos and Leo Burnett in Indonesia for 13 years.
Post Mitchell’s exit, Naga DDB named Kristian Lee as the new CEO. On top of this, Naga DDB also appointed its new head of planning, Chia Pi Wo, who will be in charge of overseeing the entire planning strategy for the Malaysian market, would report to Lee.
Most recently, Naga DDB and Tribal Worldwide Malaysia had announced a merger. This move officially signals the agency’s intent to strengthen its ability to deliver to clients a full range of marketing communications services by combining the best of traditional advertising and brand strategy services with sound and comprehensive digital marketing abilities.