Chris Chen moves from DDB to become CEO of Mediabrands China
Chris Chen has been appointed as CEO of IPG Mediabrands China. Chen replaces IPG Mediabrands China CEO Tom Wan who will leave at the end of this year after nearly four years with the agency.
Chen moves from DDB Greater China where he was chief operating officer and chief financial officer. This marks Chen’s second stint with IPG Mediabrands – he was formerly the CFO for over five and a half years. He has also worked for GroupM.
Speaking of his appointment, IPG Mediabrands global CEO Daryl Lee said: “We are delighted to welcome Chris Chen back into the IPG Mediabrands network at a time when our China business is growing from strength to strength, particularly through our investment in data and strategic technology partnerships.