DDB has hired Simone Tam as manging director tasked to oversee its Hong Kong and Guangzhou operations following her resignation at DraftFCB.
Tam will start at her new agency on 25 January this year.
She reports directly to Richard Thomas, president & CEO for DDB Group Hong Kong and Guangzhou.
“Simone’s appointment is a clear indication of our focus on building an exceptional Hong Kong and Guangzhou offering, with leaders who understand the markets and who can connect with clients and staff alike,” Thomas said.
Tam is currently serving her notice at DraftFCB as managing director for the Hong Kong office.
She has been with DraftFCB for the past two years serving regional clients such as Osram, Fairmont Hotels and Bausch & Lomb as well as local clients like HK Trade Development Council, Lee Kum Kee and Vitasoy.