Walter Thompson has moved Matt Parry from his position in Shanghai to Managing Director at J. Walter Thompson Hong Kong.
Perry, who has been with the network for over 12 years, was most recently Business Director & Business Unit General Manager at J. Walter Thompson Company Shanghai. He started with JWT in his native London before moving to Hong Kong in 2012, then Shanghai in 2016.
In Hong Kong he will work alongside Executive Creative Director Carlos Camacho.
“It’s great to be heading back to Hong Kong, a place I have deep affection for and a strategically critical market with huge potential. With the team of exceptional talent we have in place, I’m looking forward to delivering more breakthrough creative solutions, innovative technology and measured effectiveness to our clients,” Parry said.
Commenting on the appointment, J. Walter Thompson Company Asia Pacific Chief Executive Officer John Gutteridge said, “Matt Parry is a tremendous talent who has ably demonstrated his leadership capabilities, forging strong bonds with clients and colleagues alike. He and Carlos have a proven track record of developing highly-innovative solutions, and I’m more than confident that, together, they bring a shared vision for the future growth of our operations in Hong Kong.”