Y&R Vietnam appoints Malaysia-born Kit Ong as CCO

Y&R Vietnam has appointed of Kit Ong as chief creative officer.

In just over three years, Ong has instilled a creative culture nurturing experimentation and non-traditional solutions for its most important clients, said Y&R.

Since joining Y&R Vietnam in 2011, Ong has successfully pitched and won Coca-Cola, Emirates Airlines, Burger King, Domino’s Pizza, and VietnaMobile, added the agency.

Malaysia-born Ong joined Y&R in Oct 2011; his almost 25 years in advertising spans campaigns such Nokia, Toyota, Carlsberg and Sony.

As Y&R Vietnam CCO, Ong continues to work in partnership with CEO Vincent Van Dessel.

“It always makes me proud when we grow our own talent,” said Tony Granger, global chief creative officer of Y&R. “Kit is a great creative and a super focused and terrific guy. I know he will do great things and continue to help our agency in Vietnam grow in his new position.”