BBDO China, an Omnicom Company, announced that Kevin Lynch will be relocating from Energy BBDO Shanghai to take up the position of Executive Creative Director, South China. Lynch, who will be based in Hong Kong, brings to the role more than two decades of experience working with global and domestic brands. Lynch will inject his creativity and expertise in being both a creative and team leader to BBDO’s Hong Kong and Guangzhou offices.
Prior to joining BBDO China, Lynch worked with the agency in Chicago where he co-led the office’s biggest new business win ever. Lynch first joined the network through Proximity Worldwide, where he helped grow the Chicago office from half a dozen people to more than 80 in three years.
"It’s terrific to have someone of Kevin’s calibre continue our tradition of doing famous and loved work for the important brands we have in Guangzhou and Hong Kong," commented Carol Potter, President and CEO, BBDO and Proximity Greater China.
In his new role, Lynch will work alongside JC Catibog, Managing Director, BBDO South China.
“We’re excited to welcome Kevin to the BBDO South China team,” said Catibog. “This is an exciting time of growth for us. Kevin’s global experience paired with his unique creative viewpoint will greatly enhance the work we do for our clients.”
“BBDO is renowned for creating work that shapes the market,” said Lynch. “I’m looking forward to working with the teams to bring our clients work that lives up to the standard of our network.”