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Ogilvy & Mather reshuffles pack with Katryna Mojica to take over from Adam O’Conor in HK

coupleOgilvy & Mather has reshuffled its leadership team with Indonesia chief executive Katryna Mojica set to spearhead the agency’s Hong Kong operation from March.

She takes over from Adam O’Conor, who will relinquish the top job to focus full-time on his global brand management role for O&M in Asia Pacific.

A replacement for Mojica in Jakarta has yet to be named.

Mojica is a 21-year veteran of O&M having started her career at agency in the Philippines where she spent seven years as group director.

She then spent nine years in Vietnam before taking the CEO role in Indonesia 2012.

Mojica said: “The Hong Kong office has always done some of the best work for O&M in Asia. There is a palpable sense of energy, and the agency is in a constant state of evolution and innovation. These are exciting times, and I am very much looking forward to working with our clients and our extraordinary team on the ground.”

O&M Asia Pacific co-CEO Chris Reitermann said: “We’re thrilled to see Katryna take the helm of Hong Kong – one of our top 15 offices globally.

“Her track record over the last twenty years has been nothing short of remarkable. Her modern, integrated, and transformative work for our clients makes her the perfect candidate to see the continued success of this operation.”

O’Conor, who will remain Hong Kong, where he was appointed CEO in 2011.

Speaking about O’Conor’s global role at president of global brand management, Kent Wertime, co-CEO of O&M Asia Pacific, said: “Since our announcement of Adam’s new position last January, our clients have faced increased disruption to their businesses. Now more than ever, they are looking to Asia Pacific for their next chapter of growth, and so it makes sense for us to invest further.

“We are delighted that Adam has agreed to take on this important position for us full-time.”

O’Conor oversees more than 20 global brands, which account for more than a third of O&M business in Asia Pacific.

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