Deputy Chairman/ Executive Creative Director / J. Walter Thompson Malaysia
Edwin joined JWT Malaysia in 2003 tasked with reviving its creative product. Within the year the office leapt nearly 100 places to rank as one of Asia’s Top 20 Hottest Agencies and the most improved office in the WPP Group. Over the past 5 years, JWT Malaysia has consistently produced some of the most iconic and highly awarded work in Asia. It has taken home year on year Golds and Silvers at Adfest and Cannes in ‘05, ‘06 and 07. At Adfest ’08 JWT Malaysia took home its 5th Best of Show, helping JWT to the top spot as Network of the Year. Under Edwin’s stewardship the agency’s highly awarded portfolio includes media neutral ideas from packaging to print, tv to outdoor for multinational bluechips like Ford, HSBC, Nestle, Kimberly Clarke, FujiFilm, and Kraft. A member of JWTs Asia Pacific Creative Council, Edwin jointly oversees the network's regional product every quarter and has trained offices in Tokyo, Taipei, Bangkok, Seoul, Beijing and Shanghai.