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Wavemaker names chief product officer for China operation

WPP-owned Wavemaker has named its head of data analytics, Henry Wang, as chief product officer in China.

He will be responsible for overseeing the product-driven transformation of the agency’s China operation.

The announcement:

Wavemaker, the global media, content and technology agency, today announced the promotion of Henry Wang as Chief Product Officer.

In his new role, Henry will lead the ongoing product-driven transformation of Wavemaker China through future-ready products that will secure growth for the agency’s clients.

Over his three years at Wavemaker, Henry has successfully led the Data Analytics team to become a core pillar of Wavemaker’s capability as an agency. The main competencies developed by his team, such as campaign dashboard and measurement; advanced modelling; data management; and global tools facilitation and application, has played a key role in the agency’s recent successes, attracting new clients like for example Costa Cruises, RED (Xiaohongshu), and Michael Kors.

“Data led solutions have become increasingly necessary in all aspects of our work with clients, and we’re proud of Wavemaker’s China’s best in class analytics and technology offer,” Wavemaker APAC President & China CEO Gordon Domlija said and continued, “Henry’s expertise in creating and commercialising future-ready products will be invaluable as we continue to fulfil our ambition of a prosperous future for our clients and our agency.”

Henry commented, “I look forward to continue driving the vision for the Data Analytics team, while increasing my remit to also focus on larger scale efficiency and innovation for Wavemaker China, working ever closer with specialist and client teams for the benefit of clients.”

Henry has been with Wavemaker China for three years, most recently as the Head of Data Analytics. With a combined 14 years of experience running analytics in China and United States, Henry has an unique vantage point which enables him to leverage Western best practices while staying nimble and ready for the speed of China business. 

Henry will be based in Shanghai and report directly to Wavemaker APAC President & China CEO Gordon Domlija.

Source: Wavemaker press release

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