Y&R Malaysia appoints creative director

Y&R Malaysia has appointed Joshua Tay (pictured) as creative director. Prior to his current role, Tay was associative creative director for two years. Tay first started his advertising career after graduating from the Malaysian Institute of Art and has been in the industry for approximately 18 years.

As an integral part of Y&R Malaysia's team, he has contributed much to the agency's numerous recent new business wins including Sunway Iskandar, Sun Life Insurance, EXIM Bank and MSIG.

“Congratulations to Tay on this well-deserved promotion to creative director. Having been with us for seven years, his dedication, passion, thinking, positivity and his randomness have made him one a valuable member of our family,” said Liza Hezila, managing director of Y&R Malaysia.

Gigi Lee, executive creative director at Y&R Malaysia added: "On behalf of Y&R Malaysia, we are proud to have Tay in our team. He has played an integral part in our awards success, and I believe he has the potential to become the next game-changing creative leader to watch out for."