Ogilvy PR Hong Kong promotes Howard Jones to general manager reporting to Clara Shek

Howard_Jones.jpgOgilvy PR Hong Kong has appointed Howard Jones as General Manager. Jones (pictured left) moves up from the position of Director of Technology and Innovation, and in his new role will report directly to Clara Shek, Managing Director at Ogilvy PR, Hong Kong.

As General Manager, Jones' focus will be to drive operational excellence and talent development, as well as oversee the technology practice and its clients, including Huawei, Intel, LG and Oracle. A former journalist and seasoned corporate communications executive with three decades of multinational experience, Jones has a proven track record of bringing in new business and delivering outstanding commercial and PR outcomes for the Hong Kong Technology & Innovation practice.

Commenting on his new role, Jones said, "It's a privilege to be involved in shaping our industry from the front line. I'm excited to be taking on this new challenge, to partner with our established and incredibly talented team to take Ogilvy PR to the next level."
Announcing the appointment Shek said, "Since taking up the leadership of our Technology Practice 17 months ago, Howard has contributed to growing our Technology Practice by over 50%. Howard commands industry respect for his knowledge and counsel, and has the ability to rapidly develop trust with clients and colleagues. With strong journalistic, PR and business skills, Howard will partner with all directors and myself to realize our growth ambitions and further Ogilvy PR's leadership position in Hong Kong."

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