M&C Saatchi Appoints Richard Morewood as Chief Executive Officer of Asia
Dated: October 06, 2016
M&C Saatchi has brought on board Richard Morewood as Chief Executive Officer of Asia, comprising the New Delhi, Singapore, Tokyo, Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur offices. He will be based in Singapore. In his new role, Morewood will drive existing as well as new business – national, regional and global. Recently, Morewood spent five years at DDB, he was responsible for the McDonald’s account across APAC & MEA and Unilever (Walls & Lipton) across North Asia, SEA and Australia. Before his time at DDB, Morewood also held senior roles at Bates UK and Mother London.
Morewood is returning to M&C Saatchi having previously worked at the London and Sydney Offices; he was responsible for a number of high profile clients including PC World, Woolworths and David Jones. At M&C Saatchi Sydney, Morewood also had a specific responsibility for talent, focusing on recruitment, resourcing, training and development.
Moray MacLennan, Worldwide CEO at M&C Saatchi commented, “It is great to have Richard back in the network managing a region that is critical for growth. He understands our brand and our culture.”
Richard Morewood added, “I’m absolutely delighted to be rejoining M&C Saatchi and having the chance to work with our offices in New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo, as well as with Moray and the teams across the globe.”
“I know from experience that M&C Saatchi has a unique entrepreneurial spirit which, when combined with the 'Brutal Simplicity of Thought' strategic approach, is a powerful proposition to clients here in Asia. In many ways it feels like I’m ‘coming home’. I can’t wait to get started.” Morewood added.