McCann Worldgroup has appointed Jason Chia as its new Digital Tech Lead for Malaysia. Chia moves from Splash Interactive, where he held the role of Technical Lead. Chia will be based in Kuala Lumpur and is responsible for driving innovative solutions across all disciplines and clients. He will report directly to Ng Heok Seong, CCO of McCann Worldgroup Malaysia.
In his most recent post, he led the website development projects for 6ixty8ight e-commerce in Hong Kong, Porsche Cup in China, Citibank in Singapore and Malaysia and Costa Coffee in Singapore. Over the course of his career, Chia has also worked with many renowned local brands ranging from University of Malaya, Sunway Property, ETIKA to Media Prima.
“We’re very pleased to have Jason join us. His years of experience and extensive knowledge in digital will be invaluable to our agency and clients,” Sean Sim, CEO, McCann Worldgroup Malaysia, said. “Chia has a strong background that encompasses both local and global insights and perspective, which will allow us to create more innovative and meaningful work. The fact that Jason moonlights in a rock band just adds extra colour to the agency!”
Commenting on his new role, Chia remarked: “I am excited to be part of the McCann family and look forward to working with the brightest minds in the industry to create impactful work for some of the biggest brands in the market.”