BBDO Hong Kong Promotes Jason King to General Manager
BBDO Greater China has promoted Jason King to General Manager of BBDO Hong Kong.
In his new role, King will oversee all aspects of the Hong Kong office’s operations, business development and reputation. He reports to JC Catibog, managing director, BBDO South China.
“I am thrilled to have Jason join the management team of BBDO and Proximity Hong Kong. I’ve worked with Jason for many years. He is super sharp, strategic and creative,” said Catibog.
“He’s fantastic with people and has always demonstrated a great commitment to talent development. He has great spirit, energy and passion — qualities that will take BBDO and Proximity Hong Kong to new heights.”
King relocates from Shanghai where he was most recently business development director for BBDO Greater China. Jason started his BBDO career in 2008 in Singapore before moving with the agency to China in 2010 as planning director.
As part of the Shanghai planning team he won more than 50 awards, including Campaign’s Greater China Young Achiever.
“I am incredibly honoured to join the leadership of BBDO Hong Kong. We have great people at the office and ambitious goals. I am confident we can continue our recent momentum, further elevate the quality of our work, and discover new sources of growth,” said King.
He joins a strong and growing management team in BBDO in South China which includes JC Catibog, Kevin Lynch, Executive Creative Director of BBDO South China, Owen Smith, Head of Planning of BBDO South China and Eric Zhou, General Manager of BBDO Guangzhou.
“We are experiencing solid growth in South China and we’re delighted that Jason is joining our growing Hong Kong team. South China is an important market for BBDO in the region and we have a talented leadership team in place that will continue to deliver award-winning creative effectiveness for our clients and their brands,” added TzeKiat Tan, CEO, BBDO Greater China.