International: Kit Ong joins Wunderman Thompson Malaysia as Executive Creative Director.
Prior to this appointment, Kit Ong was a partner in two independent creative agencies based in Vietnam and China. He was the Chief Creative Officer of The Purpose Group in Saigon, and a Creative Partner of LogicIllogic in Shanghai.
Ong has consistently produced effective creative works that resonated with local cultures. He has worked on Budweiser, Land Rover, HSBC, Procter & Gamble, Red Bull, Fonterra, Burger King and many other brands across a diverse range of categories. Ong had also served as jury at Cannes Lions, Spikes Asia, AdStars, and Cresta to name a few.
“The experience of helping brands thrive in a data-driven e-commerce world as fast-paced as that of China and Vietnam, is immensely useful back home in Malaysia,” says Kit Ong.
He continues, “It is a time unlike any other with the pandemic changing the norms of social and business.At Wunderman Thompson, there are four behaviors we live and work by: ‘in it together’; ‘creative bravery’; ‘positivity’; and ‘listening’. These four behaviors form the best offence against the challenges that we face today, and I am excited to be part of this team.”
“Kit is the perfect fit for Wunderman Thompson Malaysia as we look towards deliver growth for our clients. 2021 will see us delivering exciting new solutions that challenges marketing conventions, rooted in our expertise of creativity, technology and data.” Says Wunderman Thompson Malaysia Managing Director Patrick Yap of the new appointment.