WPP: Ogilvy & Mather promotes Chris Reitermann to Chief Executive Officer for China

Shenan Chuang promoted to Vice Chairman of Ogilvy & Mather Greater China

BEIJING, CHINA, 4-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Ogilvy & Mather (O&M) has today announced the promotion of Chris Reitermann to Chief Executive Officer for China.

Paul Heath, Chairman & CEO of O&M Asia Pacific said, “Chris is a natural successor to Shenan Cheung, with whom he has worked successfully for many years. His journey working in China and throughout the region is a brilliant one. He was one of the very first people to embrace the industry’s move to digital, and has been an agent of change for us. We are delighted he has accepted this role, and confident in his ability to take our business to new heights in China”.

Reitermann, a native of Germany, has spent most of his professional life working in Greater China. His new position will see him assume full responsibility for the daily management and operation of the agency, in addition to retaining his current role as President for O&M Advertising in Asia Pacific.

Shenan Chuang has also been promoted to Vice Chairman of O&M Greater China. In her new role she will continue to focus on helping the agency to shape and maintain its strong culture, in addition to building and maintaining key client relationships.

TB Song, Chairman of O&M Greater China said, “We have much to thank Shenan for during her tenure as CEO, particularly her contributions to the remarkable growth of the agency and numerous industry accolades that have been won. She has been a fantastic leader and a mentor to many. We are grateful for her vision in shaping what is needed as a next step for our business”.

About Ogilvy & Mather
Ogilvy & Mather is one of the largest marketing communications companies in the world. It was named the Cannes Lions Network of the Year for three consecutive years, 2012, 2013, and 2014; and the EFFIEs World’s Most Effective Agency Network for two consecutive years 2012 and 2013. The company is comprised of industry leading units in the following disciplines: advertising; public relations and public affairs; branding and identity; shopper and retail marketing; health care communications; direct, digital, promotion and relationship marketing; consulting, research and analytics; branded content and entertainment; and specialist communications. O&M services Fortune Global 500 companies as well as local businesses through its network of more than 500 offices in 126 countries. It is a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY). For more information, visit www.ogilvy.com, or follow Ogilvy on Twitter at@Ogilvyand on Facebook.com/Ogilvy.

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Ogilvy & Mather China
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Corporate Communications
Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific
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WPP: Ogilvy & Mather promotes Chris Reitermann to Chief Executive Officer for China

WPP: Ogilvy & Mather promotes Chris Reitermann to Chief Executive Officer for China


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