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McCann Malaysia hires Jason Chia as digital lead

McCann Worldgroup has appointed Jason Chia as its new digital tech lead for Malaysia.

He will move to the Kuala Lumpur-based office from Splash Interactive, where he will act as technical lead. He will report directly to Ng Heok Seong, CCO of McCann Worldgroup Malaysia.

The announcement:

Chia joins McCann Worldgroup Malaysia with 10 years of digital experience. He is well equipped with programming language like VB6, PHP, Xcode iOS apps development, XML, HTML, AJAX, and Javascript, just to name a few. In 2016, Chia has also been certified as Sitefinity Business Solution Provider.

In his most recent post, he led the website development projects for 6ixty8ight e-commerce in Hong Kong, Porsche Cup in China, Citibank in Singapore and Malaysia and Costa Coffee in Singapore. Over the course of his career, Chia has also worked with many renowned local brands ranging from University of Malaya, Sunway Property, ETIKA to Media Prima.

“We’re very pleased to have Jason join us. His years of experience and extensive knowledge in digital will be invaluable to our agency and clients,” Sean Sim, CEO, McCann Worldgroup Malaysia, said. “Chia has a strong background that encompasses both local and global insights and perspective, which will allow us to create more innovative and meaningful work. The fact that Jason moonlights in a rock band just adds extra colour to the agency!”

Commenting on his new role, Chia remarked: “I am excited to be part of the McCann family and look forward to working with the brightest minds in the industry to create impactful work for some of the biggest brands in the market.”

Source: McCann Worldgroup

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