- Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016
As part of Cheil’s global expansion plan, Richard Newman joins the agency as Asia Pacific regional chief growth officer. He joins Cheil’s global growth team, which includes recent hires Cat Davis in London, as well as Wassim Daniel in Dubai, led by Lotta Malm-Hallqvist, Cheil’s global chief growth officer and global VP.
Newman joins from McCann Worldgroup Asia Pacific where he was regional chief marketing officer since 2011. Based out of Singapore, he will be responsible for implementing and honing regional growth strategies, as well as building a culture of collaboration across Cheil’s Global Network of companies including Cheil Worldwide, Iris Worldwide, Cheil Peng Tai, BMB, McKinney, and The Barbarian Group.
Newman reports to Aaron Lau, president of International and Malm-Hallqvist.