Chris Reitermann has been promoted to be the CEO of Ogilvy & Mather China, while retaining his current role as president for O&M advertising in Asia Pacific.
Reitermann has spent most of his career in Greater China, and has been with O&M since 1997.
In his new role, Reitermann will be responsible for the daily management and operation of the agency.
Speaking on Reitermann’s promotion, Paul Health, chairman and CEO of O&M Asia Pacific, said: “He was one of the very first people to embrace the industry’s move to digital, and has been an agent of change for us. We are delighted he has accepted this role, and confident in his ability to take our business to new heights in China.”
Reitermann takes over from Shenan Chuang, who will now assume the role of vice chairman of O&M Greater China.
In her new position, Chuang will continue to focus on helping the agency shape and maintain its strong culture, along with building and maintaining key client relationships.