Saatchi & Saatchi China names talent chief Yuki Qi VP of operations

Yuki QiSaatchi & Saatchi has named chief talent officer Yuki Qi VP of operations.

Qi, who was part of the team that won the Mumbrella Asia for Culture in 2015, will report to newly appointed Publicis Communications Greater China boss Michael Lee.

She will lead operational innovations and strategic development of the agency, as well as the integration and sharing of internal and external resources. She will also retain her head of talent role.

Qi has been with the company for 13 years.

“At this time in our industry ‒ when securing the best talent is of paramount importance ‒ I am extremely lucky to have Yuki on the team,” Lee said in a press release.

“Additionally, she has a rare gift for agency management. Her sharp market insights are the product of an incredible amount of industry knowledge, and her abilities stretch beyond the usual scope of talent management. Yuki has already made substantial contributions to the agency growth, strategic decision-making and talent development. I am fully confident that Yuki will continue to realise her incredible potential in the new position and help the agency reach new heights.”



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