Shanghai : DDB Shanghai has appointed Victor Ng as Executive Creative Director (ECD). Effective immediately, Victor will report to Michael Dee, Chief Creative Officer of DDB China Group, and will be responsible for overseeing and shaping creative direction in the Shanghai office.
Victor was previously Chief Creative Officer for Euro RSCG Singapore and Southeast Asia, where he was promoted from ECD in 2009. Victor began his career at Leo Burnett Singapore as a copywriter. In 2006, he became the first-ever creative from Asia to work at Mother London.
Victor has had a highly decorated and accomplished career, having been awarded with several of the industry’s most prestigious awards. He was nominated as Creative Director of the Year by Campaign in 2009, notched a Creative Achievement Award at the 2009 New York Festivals, and was named one of Singapore’s Most Influential Creative Directors by the Singapore Institute of Advertising in 2009.
Under his leadership, Euro RSCG Singapore was named Agency of the Year in Southeast Asia by Campaign in 2009. Victor has also achieved major successes at prominent international award shows and has judged at Cannes, D&AD, Clio, London International Awards, Spikes Asia, Asia Pacific Adfest and Singapore Creative Circle Awards.
“We’re very excited to welcome Victor to the DDB family and to see what new directions he can take us to,” said Michael Dee. “His appointment will further strengthen DDB China’s creative capabilities and I am confident the agency will benefit greatly from his creativity and leadership.”
‘We’ve had a tremendously successful year in 2010 and our focus now is to not just to keep but expand the momentum. With the addition of Victor next to Chris Jones (ECD Tribal DDB Shanghai), we’re completing a senior leadership team under Michael’s inspirational guidance that is top notch and should enable us to strengthen both individual disciplines as well as integration,” said Dick van Motman, President & CEO DDB Greater China Group.