DigitasLBi Singapore strengthens media and client teams with two new senior appointments

Josh-Ryan.jpgDigitasLBi Singapore has appointed Ryan Balingi (pictured right) as Head of Media for Singapore and Joshua Lee (left) joins as Client Partner working across several of the agencies largest clients

Balingi brings twelve years experience working across a wide variety of brands and agencies including UM and MediaCom where he was always focused on delivering best in class solutions that marry data and media to drive improved business results. Balingi joins from POSSIBLE, where he spent the past four year leading the global media practice which included brands such as Dow Chemical company, De Beers and the P&G media Business in the APAC region.

Balingi will report into Charlie Newbery, Head of Media for APAC and Annette Male, CEO APAC.

Balingi said, "I am passionate about Data and the stories they tell and I'm excited to be part of the expanding DigitasLBi data story. The agency has a unique approach to providing the best possible solution and services to clients and I look forward to pushing this further for the benefit of our clients."
Lee joins as Client Partner from Spark44 where he managed the Jaguar and LandRover business across multiple Asian markets. Prior to that Lee worked at TBWA/Digital Arts Network in Singapore, Vietnam and Melbourne, during which time the agency were featured as top 20 in WARC's 100 best global digital/specialist agencies in 2016. At TBWA/DAN, Josh was responsible for the SEA Mastercard 'Digital and Social engine' account which received multiple awards including Gold as the APAC Appies and B&T's Agency of the Year twice.

Lee said, "It's exciting to be a part of the hungry and talented team at DigitasLBi, and I look forward to making best use of their strong data, strategic and creative capabilities to further help our clients use all of these in driving their marketing efforts forward."

Male said, "Having Josh and Ryan on the team will not only bring high caliber expertise to our clients but also help further bolster our digital marketing transformation capabilities in Singapore and across South East Asia."

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