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Grey China ECD Yue Chee Guan leaves after a decade of service

Yue Chee Guan

Yue Chee Guan

The national executive creative director of Grey China has left the advertising agency after just short of a decade of service.

Yue Chee Guan joined Grey China in May 2005 and moves on to “pursue a different career path”, the agency has stated in a press release.

In his career, he was worked at BBDO Shanghai, Lowe Singapore and M&C Saatchi Singapore. He joined Grey after a stint at 10AM Communications.

Meanwhile, Grey’s Beijing office has hired Alvin Lim as its executive creative director.

The 39 year-old Singaporean joins the agency from FCB Shanghai, where he was deputy creative director for a short stint while the agency underwent management changes.

Lim is known for campaigns including “It’s in our nature” for Shangri-La, “Different Points of Value” for HSBC and “Old Parts for New” for Orbis.

Alvin Lim

Lim

Tor Myhren, president, worldwide chief creative officer of Grey Group, said of the appointment: “There is no more important market for Grey’s global network than China, and having Alvin join us to lead the creative culture in Beijing is a huge step forward. Alvin brings a strong creative vision, extremely integrated thinking and amazing energy to this market. We are very optimistic about the future under Alvin’s creative leadership.”

Lim said: “This is possibly one of the most exciting and interesting journey for me. I can’t wait to work with our creative leaders to pump up the office’s creative profile and capability – working with them to create a desirable creative environment where world class ideas thrive and brave talents want to come.”

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