Publicis Groupe HK hires ‘award winning’ strategist as managing partner

Publicis Groupe Hong Kong has appointed Chen Kam Fatt as managing partner of strategy and transformation.

He was most recently regional planning director for Asia-Pacific at Doremus an Omnicom group agency, specialising in B2B communication. He has previously led planning departments at DDB, Saatchi & Saatchi and The Gate.

The announcement  

Publicis Groupe Hong Kong announces Chen Kam Fatt as Managing Partner of Strategy and Transformation effective immediately.  In this role Chen will drive strategy planning and transformation of the Groupe, spanning thirteen agency brands. He will report into Tom Kao, CEO of Publicis Groupe Hong Kong.

Chen is an award-winning strategist, with over fourteen years of experience in the Asia Pacific region, working with blue-chip clients such as P&G, Shell Lubricants, and Abbot Nutrition.  He has led planning departments in DDB Malaysia and Hong Kong, Saatchi & Saatchi X Guangzhou, The Gate Greater China, and most recently he was the Regional Planning Director of Doremus, APAC.  

“It is a delight to welcome Kam Fatt to the Publicis Groupe family in Hong Kong.  His depth and range of experience across marketing sectors, clients, and the APAC region makes him a perfect fit for the role and a natural next hire for the Groupe as we continue to accelerate and solidify our strategy in the Hong Kong market, transforming our Groupe to embrace data, technology and creativity. This is a very significant appointment for us.” said Tom Kao, CEO Publicis Groupe Hong Kong

On the new role, Chen said: “I am honored to join Publicis Groupe in Hong Kong as part of the management team. The Groupe is at a transformational moment and I look forward to working with the current team to build on what has already been establish and move us forward together as a unit under the Power of One model”.

Source: Publicis Groupe press release


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