Omnicom Media Group has appointed Jean Chan as chief financial officer for Asia-Pacific.
Based out of Singapore, in her new role Chan will be working alongside Omnicom Media Group APAC CEO, Tony Harradine and the market leads of the Group’s agencies – OMD, PHD and Hearts & Science specifically. The company states her focus will be on driving synergies across the organisation, enhancing business practices, and unlocking opportunities for fresh business growth.
Commenting on the appointment, Harradine, said, “We are delighted to have Jean join the Omnicom family and leverage her wealth of experience in establishing sound business practices across our network. Given her diverse background, multi-market experience and fluency in multiple languages, she will undoubtedly be a source of inspiration to many in the organisation.”
Chan has moved over to Omnicom following a ten-year tenure with Publicis Groupe, spent in roles based out of Singapore, Japan and most recently, New York. Prior to that, she was a lead auditor with Ernst & Young. Chan has a reputation for solid leadership of integrations, mergers and acquisitions, and collaborative partnerships.
Chan said in a statement, “Omnicom Media Group is renowned across the industry for its impressive talent pool, particularly in Asia-Pacific, where its agencies continue to produce some of the most-awarded work in the world. I am excited to be joining such a cohesive media network and look forward to working with the highly talented teams on identifying ways to augment the Group’s overall success in Asia-Pacific.”