Saatchi & Saatchi ECD Joe Wong set to exit agency

Joe Wong, executive creative director, South China of Saatchi & Saatchi Hong Kong is leaving his position, Marketing understands.

Saatchi & Saatchi has confirmed that Wong is leaving this month. However, Wong declined to comment on the move.

Wong (pictured) joined Saatchi & Saatchi Greater China in May to further reinforce Saatchi & Saatchi’s creative capability and industrial influence in the region. He reported to Fan Ng, chief creative officer of Greater China. Wong was previously the ECD of McCann & Spencer Hong Kong, a role he took on in August 2017.

With 18 years of experience in the industry, Wong has driven growth for international brands in Greater China which include Shangri-La, Mercedes Benz, HSBC, Nike, Carlsberg, Rolex, Wanda, Tencent Internet+ and many others, and has been awarded with over 100 awards internationally and locally. Before his stint at McCann & Spencer, Wong worked as ECD for DDB Group Beijing.