Havas Immerse Malaysia Taps Donevan Chew as Chief Creative Officer

Chew was previously creative partner at Muma Malaysia.

Havas Immerse Malaysia has appointed Donevan Chew as Chief Creative Officer for the agency, taking over from Kerry Khoo. In his new role, Chew will continue to lead the strategic vision as well as bolster the creative offering in response to growing and diversified client needs in the market.

Previously the creative partner at Muma Malaysia, Chew has over 22 years of experience in creating campaigns of proven effectiveness for various blue-chip clients. His work has been recognized across the globe and has won various accolades including the Cannes Lions, Clio, the One Show, D&AD, Spikes Asia (including a Grand Prix), AdFest as well as the Effies.

Chew has also been a constant jury member for the Malaysian Kancil Awards and has been part of the Grand Jury for New York Festivals, Citra Pariwara Awards as well as the London International Advertising (LIA) Awards. He’s also actively mentoring creative talents across the region through the LIA Creative LIAison programme.


Chew said: “I am thrilled to be part of the Havas family and look forward to working with the talented team in co-creating great ideas for our clients. Andrew, Kerry, and the management team have built a great place for talents to thrive. It’s time to harness that creativity to drive brands forward.”

Andrew Lee, Group Managing Director, Havas Immerse, said: “We are focused on providing clients with a more agile and seamless experience on the back of great work by investing in the best talent. Donevan’s creative repertoire will bolster our overall product and create positive momentum for the agency, and we are glad to have him join the Havas family.”

“I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Kerry for his contributions to Havas Immerse and for bringing us to where we are now.”

Khoo said: “I would like to thank Andrew and all our team members for having faith and placing their trust in me these past years. It has certainly been a memorable and fulfilling journey. I am proud to pass the torch to Donevan, who I know for certain will drive the company to greater heights.”

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