LBi has appointed Roy Capon as Chief Executive of its Asia Pacific operations with immediate effect.
Capon will be responsible for overseeing the development of LBi’s presence in the region, including its offices in Mumbai, Dubai and Sydney.
Reporting to the LBi Group Executive Board, Capon will work to bring greater consistency to the agency’s Asia Pacific operations to ensure that clients in the region continue to receive an unparalleled blend of strategic, creative, media and technical expertise.
Capon will also be responsible for overseeing the launch of LBi in Singapore, providing a gateway to Southeast Asia for the agency’s existing clients, while also bringing LBi’s blended service offering to homegrown brands.
Capon joins LBi from Wunderman/Y&R Brands where he was Group Client Managing Director. Prior to that Capon was Deputy Managing Director of Euro RSCG 4D and Head of Digital at Euro RSCG in Sydney. He has over 15 years’ experience working in global integrated agencies.
Roy Capon, Chief Executive of LBi Asia Pacific, said: “I’m delighted to be joining LBi to help strenghten the agency’s global footprint and bring its unique blend of strategic, creative, media and technical expertise to clients across the Asia Pacific region.”
Ewen Sturgeon, Chief Executive EMEA of LBi, said: “Asia Pacific is hugely important for LBi and I’m excited that someone of Roy’s calibre is coming on board to ensure that we continue building business value for our clients