BBDO Singapore has confirmed that Ronald Ng (pictured), CCO, will be leaving the agency at the end of 2014 for personal reasons.
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He plans to move his family back to the US where he was previously EVP and ECD for BBDO New York.
Jean-Paul Burge, president for SEA and CEO Singapore, said: “Ronald has been a wonderful colleague. We will miss him and wish him well for his future endeavours. He leaves behind a strong and talented creative team.”
No decision has yet been made on Ng’s successor. In the interim Danny Searle, creative chairman, will take on the CCO responsibilities. It is expected that the role will be filled internally.
“Ronald has been a big part of BBDO in Malaysia, New York and in Singapore and we’ve been discussing for some time his long-term plans. We wish him all the best in the US and he knows we’ll always have a place for him with BBDO Asia”, Chris Thomas, Chairman & CEO BBDO Asia, Middle East & Africa; Chairman, Proximity Worldwide, said.