PHD appoints James Hawkins as CEO for Asia Pacific

 James Hawkins

James Hawkins

August 1, 2018 - PHD has appointed James Hawkins [pictured] as CEO of its operations in Asia Pacific (APAC). Hawkins joins the network from Dentsu X, where he was Managing Director – APAC and brings over 15 years of experience in advancing digital practices and driving digital transformation at creative and media agencies, including 10 years in APAC. He will now be tasked with taking the agency’s future-facing offering to the next level.

Having established its APAC operations in 2007, the PHD network has climbed from strength to strength across the region and the world. The Gunn Media 100 listed PHD Shanghai as the fourth most-awarded media agency in the world in its 2018 ranking, and the network holds 14 ‘Agency of the Year’ titles for 2017 from various awards shows across the region. The recent appointment of HSBC’s global media duties is a reflection of the network’s clout and standing in the region today and its unparalleled strength in local-market leadership. More...