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MullenLowe adds to creative bench strength in Singapore

The Singapore office of MullenLowe has announced a set of new hires and promotions in its creative team. Mark Fillon moves from Havas where he was creative group head to join as associate creative director. Other new hires include copywriter Matthew Yeo, art director Rachel Chong, junior copywriter Ernest Chin and junior art director Claudius Keng.

Senior art director Andrew Ho has been promoted to creative group head.

The announcement:

MullenLowe Singapore today announces several new hires and promotions for its creative team in order to bolster the agency’s creative capabilities.

Andrew Ho, senior art director at MullenLowe Singapore, has been promoted to creative group head. With over a decade of industry experience, Ho was greatly involved in award-winning campaigns, including work that won the agency’s first Gold in Cannes Lions (health & wellness category).

Mark Fillon, joins as associate creative director. Prior to joining MullenLowe Singapore, Fillon was creative group head at HAVAS Singapore for three years. His achievements include winning two silver awards at Cannes Lions, and a silver at Spikes, among others. Fillon is also an accomplished game designer, and has conceptualised and developed several video games from scratch.

Other new additions to the creative team include Matthew Yeo as copywriter; Rachel Chong as art director; Ernest Chin as junior copywriter; and Claudius Keng as junior art director.

The agency’s executive creative directors, Daniel Kee and Ang Sheng Jin, said, “We are really pleased to welcome this bunch of talented and bright individuals to MullenLowe Singapore. By bolstering our team with creative firepower of this calibre, we can fulfill our purpose of giving our clients an unfair share of attention and competitive advantage in this industry.”

Daniel Kee added, “We also aim to reward deserving individuals’ contributions to the agency. Promoting Andrew was an easy decision. He is full of passion and consistently shoulders responsibilities to deliver quality work for our clients. But more importantly, he is humble and always ready to advise and nurture fellow juniors.”

Ang Sheng Jin continued, “Our new juniors are way ahead in terms of their thinking and maturity, and these are the attributes we look for. MullenLowe Singapore is ever ready to help and provide passionate, hungry juniors with a platform to grow to their fullest potential.”

Paul Soon, CEO of MullenLowe Singapore, said, “This new string of hires and young blood will drive us to keep up with the ever-changing industry landscape. Reflected by their diverse interests, personalities and knowledge, our new talent will support us in bringing forth wider creative offerings for our clients. I am delighted to have them join us at our agency and I’m sure they will deliver a stellar performance.”

Source: MullenLowe press release

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