SINGAPORE – BBDO Asia has announced the appointment of Chris Catchpole to the position of Executive Creative Director at BBDO Vietnam.
Chris has made the transfer to BBDO Vietnam from Interone China, where he was previously Executive Creative Director.
He brings with him extensive global experience gained from a career working on global brands and spanning several markets, where he has held senior creative positions. He also has local market experience gained from more than 4 years in Vietnam in as a Creative Leader including Executive Creative Director roles at Lowe Vietnam and Phibious Vietnam, Indonesia and Cambodia.
During his tenure as ECD at Lowe and Phibious, Chris won Golds for Campaign Asia’s Vietnam Creative Agency of the Year in 2013 and 2015. His award-winning work in Asia includes a film for Coke TET that won Gold at the Mumbrella Awards.
Giao Phan, General Manager of BBDO Vietnam commented, "Chris and I have partnered successfully before and I am excited about renewing that partnership. He is an award-winning creative who has been recognized at Cannes Lions, Spikes Asia, UK DMA’s and IPA Effectiveness awards. And he knows the Vietnam market well."
Richard Fraser, President BBDO Southeast Asia said, “Chris is a vastly experienced creative who brings a powerful combination of proven global creative leadership gained in some of the world largest markets, coupled with a first hand knowledge and understanding of the local market. His addition signals an exciting new era of creativity for BBDO Vietnam and our clients”
Chris Catchpole, ECD of BBDO Vietnam commented, “I’m delighted to be part of the world’s most creative network, renowned for the quality of our work. It is my ambition to consistently deliver world-class creative for our clients in Vietnam; locally-relevant campaigns that capture the essence of this amazing country. I’m looking forward to working with the very talented local team as well as the network across Asia.”