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R/GA launches consulting services in Asia Pacific

R/GA has expanded its consulting services to Asia-Pacific in a move to provide advanced analytic and strategic capabilities for clients.

The division will be based out of R/GA’s Singapore office and be led by Jehan Leanage who joins the company from cloud software provider Eutech Cybernetic.

The announcement

Spearheading the expansion of R/GA consulting services to Asia Pacific is Jehan Leanage, hired in the newly created role of Executive Director for Consulting, APAC. Operating from R/GA Singapore, Leanage will drive business transformation services throughout the region, leading development of client solutions across verticals including retail, consumer goods, and financial services.

He’ll report to Jim Moffatt, EVP Managing Director APAC, and Saneel Radia, SVP Global Head of Consulting.

“R/GA is known globally for providing innovative solutions to clients’ business problems, and we’re excited to be extending our consulting practice to APAC,” said Moffatt. “Jehan and team will take our strategic capabilities in the region to the next level, marrying creative consultancy with our design-driven agency business.”

The consulting practice is designed to help the C-suite innovate and spans a spectrum from organizational design, to managed services, to Connected Space, leveraging the company’s global network. R/GA is building the integrated offering across its Singapore, Sydney, Shanghai and Tokyo offices to service a rapidly growing client roster in the region.

“R/GA is singularly positioned as a key partner for business transformation initiatives, delivering comprehensive solutions that blend innovation, technology and business analytics,” noted Radia. “Jehan is a consultant that makes, ideating high-level strategy work whilst still being able to execute digital redesign and implementation.”

With over a decade of international experience in business transformation, design and technology, Leanage brings a deep understanding of strategy and innovation to help clients respond to disruptions by rethinking and remaking their businesses.

He joins from Eutech Cybernetic, a cloud software provider to the real-estate industry, where he held the role of VP Business Development and Partnerships.

During his tenure, he drove growth in APAC and the Middle East, establishing co-innovation and go-to-market partnerships for leading technology companies including Intel, SAP and Microsoft.

He also worked at Deloitte London, advising and defining business strategies for large-scale transformation projects in a range of industries including CPG, retail, and healthcare.

“R/GA has an unrivalled breadth and depth of experience with premium global brands. They’re a recognized leader in delivering digital transformation and harnessing disruptive technology to support client innovation,” said Leanage. “I’m thrilled to be part of a talented team at the forefront of creativity and technology.

Source: R/GA

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