BEIJING (AdAgeChina.com) -- Ogilvy & Mather has promoted Raymond Tao, a 15-year veteran of the WPP Group agency, to president of its advertising business in China, effective immediately. Mr. Tao, 43, is also managing director of Ogilvy & Mather Advertising in Beijing.
Previously, he was VP of the agency's office in Beijing, overseeing key accounts such as Motorola and China Mobile, as well as business development, operations management and professional training. Mr. Tao joined Ogilvy & Mather in 1993 as an account executive in Beijing.
In his national role, he succeeds Shenan Chuang, who now leads Ogilvy Group in China. Ms. Chuang is also based in Beijing.
Ogilvy & Mather has also relocated Michael Lee to Hong Kong in a newly-created role as president, strategic development, Greater China.
Previously, Mr. Lee was managing director of Ogilvy & Mather Advertising in Shanghai. In his new job, he will focus on growing divisions of the company such as Ogilvy Fashion and Ogilvy Auto.
Mr. Lee's role in Shanghai will be assumed next month by Joyce Chang, 39, who is currently managing director of Ogilvy Advertising in Beijing.
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