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Kim Walker to president-CEO, Asia, M&C Saatchi, Singapore. He was executive director, Asia/Pacific, Aegis Media, Singapore, until late last year and has been doing volunteer work with tsunami victims in Indonesia for the last few months. Mr. Walker succeeds Kevin Ramsey, previously M&C Saatchi's Hong Kong-based president, Asia, who joined Interpublic Group of Cos.' McCann WorldGroup as Tokyo-based president-CEO, Japan, in late 2004.

David Johnston, 37, to VP, beverages marketing at PepsiCo Europe, London, on May 1 from marketing VP, PepsiCo Latin America. He succeeds Tim Davie, who left to become head of marketing communications and audiences at the BBC last month.

Guy Champniss, a U.K. TV producer, to new post of global director of branded entertainment at Havas-owned MPG, based in London and Barcelona. Spain.

Chris Kyme to executive creative director, Hong Kong & China, Eight Partnership, an independent Hong Kong agency. Most recently, he was a founding partner at local Hong Kong agency Bang.

Massimo Costa to chairman-CEO of WPP Group's Y&R Europe, Middle East and Africa. He succeeds William Eccleshare, who is leaving to take the same position at Omnicom Group's BBDO Worldwide, London (AA, April 18).

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