Saatchi & Saatchi has appointed Fan Ng as Chief Creative Officer for Greater China, with immediate effect. In his new role within the Greater China management team, Fan will lead all of the Greater China creative teams, from Beijing to Hong Kong and everywhere in between. He will also work with all clients, including P&G, Mondelez, Sands, General Mills, Mead Johnson, Porsche, Mazda and GSK. Fan will continue to report directly to Michael Lee, CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi Greater China.
A prominent figure in the advertising industry since 1994, Fan has more than 21 years of creative and managerial experience. He started his career in Hong Kong, spending 12 years at Ogilvy in both Hong Kong and Shanghai before joining Saatchi & Saatchi’s Guangzhou office in 2008. In 2011, Fan moved to Shanghai to began his role leading the creative on all of that office’s accounts. After an exemplary performance, he was promoted to Chief Creative Officer of Saatchi & Saatchi North China in 2015.
Fan’s work has received praise both locally and internationally. He was recognised by CampaignBrief as one of the top Creative minds in Hong Kong for two years straight and received Cannes Lions, D&AD Pencils, Spikes Asia prizes, One Show Pencils, CLIOs, London International Advertising Awards, China Advertising Great Wall Awards and LongXi Creative Awards. Fan is also a frequent juror for many of those same events.
Michael Lee commented “Fan has been a great partner as well as my good friend for more than 20 years. He is an exceptional creative leader with an admirable passion for pursuing innovation and creativity. I am absolutely confident that Saatchi & Saatchi will continue its creative excellence under his leadership.”
Fan Ng said “I highly appreciate the trust and support that Saatchi & Saatchi and the whole team have given me. My philosophy for creating ads and working with creative talents is very simple - be happy. Everything else flows from there. I’m so honoured and excited to have a team that's behind great ideas all the way, persistently persuing great creative based on the love of ads that they hold in their hearts.”