KUALA LUMPUR – Serviceplan Malaysia have hired Senior Creative Director Richard Chong to work closely with General Manager Elaine J. Chew with the remit of expanding Serviceplan business in the region.
After gaining a B.F.A. in Visual Communications and Art Direction in the USA, Richard returns to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to embark on an advertising career which has seen him work at high profile global agencies including; Y&R, JWT, Grey, McCann and Publicis. He left Malaysia to take up a bigger role in Beijing as Group Creative Director at McCann Healthcare, where he also served as a Global Creative Council member within the network.
Richard has led various creative teams and was responsible for some big brands, both in Malaysia and China including; Maxis, Petronas, OCBC, Astro, Nestlé, BMW, Tourism Malaysia, Johnson & Johnson, Reckitt & Benckiser, JD.com.
Richard’s work has been recognised with creative and effectiveness awards including; D&AD, LIA, One Show, AdFest, Spikes, Asian Marketing Effectiveness Awards (AMEs), PMAA and the EFFIEs.
As an idea-based “Creative Frontman”, he’s looking forward to continue pushing effective media-neutral creative solutions for all brands under his care.