Omnicom Media Group today announced the promotion of Eileen Ooi, Managing Director of PHD Malaysia, to the role of Chief Operating Officer of OMG Malaysia.
An industry veteran with 16 years of experience, Ooi has been leading PHD Malaysia for the last four years. Under her leadership, PHD Malaysia’s business doubled in size.
In her new role, Ooi will be tasked with overseeing the business operations of OMG and its brands in Malaysia. She will be supported by Anisha Iyer, MD of OMD Malaysia, as well as Kiron Kesav, who will be taking on an expanded remit while continuing in his role as GM of PHD Malaysia.
Together, the leadership trio will be responsible for driving continued growth and stability for the network in Malaysia.
“During her time with us, Eileen has proven to be an effective leader and has played a pivotal role in driving momentum and innovative solutions for our clients,” said Tony Harradine, CEO, Omnicom Media Group, APAC.
“I have the utmost confidence in Eileen’s ability to continue accelerating our growth agenda and steer OMG’s business to even greater heights in an important market like Malaysia.”
Ooi has assumed jury roles in numerous industry events and award shows. In addition, she has also been playing a key role in shaping the Malaysian advertising landscape through regular engagements with industry bodies as well as nurturing future talents through her participation as an advisor to various universities.
For her contributions, Ooi was appointed as Vice President of the Malaysia Digital Association in Sept 2020, making her the first female leader to take the presidential position in the association.
Eileen Ooi will report to Tony Harradine and will assume her new role immediately.
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