lucienLucien Harrington joins management consultancy Lynxeye as Managing Director for Asia Pacific

Lucien is an innovative entrepreneur who has built successful brands, businesses and teams across Europe, China, India and Asia Pacific for some of the most recognized global brands as well as start-up businesses.

His experience, gained across 20 years of working in over 30 countries, has given him deep insight and empathy for clients’ potential, objectives, challenges and vision. Working with Walt Disney, Fox and Time Warner allowed him to gain an appreciation for strategies required to expand existing brands and develop new brands to launch into under-penetrated markets. His time with FutureBrand Asia saw him lead the transformation of the agency to become one of the most awarded agencies during his tenure, winning global and regional awards for companies that included Alibaba’s, Ant Financial, MGM, Haitong, Swire Group, MGM and CITIC PE.

With clients that include Ikea, Volvo, Spotify, Geely, Pernod Ricard and Unilever, Lynxeye has been helping some of the world’s most innovative companies grow across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific since 1999.

joosGlobal marketing communications agency, Text100, announced the appointment of Joos Khor as its new Creative Director for Malaysia. Leading the Malaysian Creative Team, Joos is tasked to oversee the agency’s creative processes and standards, while working with the consulting team to deliver impactful and inspiring campaigns.

An advertising industry veteran with over a decade of experience, Joos joined Text100 from McCann. Throughout his career, he has worked with global brands such as NIKE, IKEA, IBM, Volkswagen and Oreo, earning several awards in recognition of his work at the Effies, Mob-Ex, Marketing Excellence and Kancil Awards, among others.

The appointment came as the agency looks to strengthen its position in the marketing communications space, with creativity at the core. Over the years, Text100 has been making good use of its inherent strengths in PR, digital and social media to provide clients with strategic brand consultancy services. In fact, the agency has just recorded significant wins at the recent Agency of the Year Awards 2018, where it took home the Gold for Brand Consultancy of the Year, Bronze for PR Agency of the Year, and three MARKies.

Text100 has also realigned its Digital Hub from a predominantly digital and technical team to a full suite of creative service consultants that include integrated designers, technology producers, web developers, and a creative copywriter.

Following Joos’ appointment, Text100 made further strategic hires and developments that include:

  • Crystal Chong joining Text100 as creative copywriter
  • Transitioning its own senior designer, Jason Boi, into the role of digital producer.