Michael will report to Stephen Li, CEO for Asia Pacific and Keith Tiley Global Head of Trading. He’ll be based in Hong Kong. Michael was previously Global Head of Digital Trading, based in London. He replaces David Primmer who moves into a key regional role on Colgate Palmolive.
In his new role, Michael will be responsible for managing and delivering MEC’s world-class trading service and product to clients. Michael will work closely with Keith’s global trading team, local market trading heads and the GroupM trading community to develop and enhance the agency’s trading performance across all markets in Asia Pacific.
Stephen Li, commented on the appointment: “Asia Pacific remains a critical growth region for many of our international clients and trading is a fundamental cornerstone of our business. Michael’s appointment enables us to develop a strong, integrated trading competency within Asia Pacific. Michael is an accomplished professional with a unique background. His deep expertise in digital, trading and business development will be invaluable for our teams and we look forward to his innovative solutions for our clients and agency partners.”