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Y&R Group Indonesia appoints Matthew Collier as Chief Executive Officer

John Domas moves to new role within the network

Matthew Collier, CEO, Y&R Group Indonesia
Matthew Collier, CEO, Y&R Group Indonesia

Sanjay Bhasin, CEO Y&R Southeast Asia today announced the appointment of Matthew Collier as Chief Executive Officer, Y&R Group Indonesia, comprising Y&R, The Campaign Palace and VML Qais.

He succeeds John Domas who has been named Client Services Director - Global for a division of Red Fuse, reporting to Adam Konowitz, Managing Director, Red Fuse Kansas City.

Collier was most recently CEO of Y&R Vietnam and Indochina, having overseen considerable agency growth including multiple new business wins such as Emirates Airlines, Burger King, Caltex, Ansell and Remy Martin.

His 22 years in advertising, the last seven with Y&R, span Australia, Cambodia, the UAE and Vietnam.

Commenting on the appointment Bhasin said, “Matthew Collier’s achievements with his great young team at Y&R Vietnam, and subsequent expansion of responsibilities to include Indochina, make him the ideal choice to maintain the amazing momentum at Y&R Group Indonesia, in partnership with award-winning new ECD Yerry Indrajaya.

“Under John Domas’ leadership, the Y&R Group of agencies has gone from strength to strength, with major business wins including Indonesia’s biggest bank BCA, FMCG giant TPS Food and adidas. Winning Merck as both creative agency and for strategic strength shows how Y&R Group has grown not only in size but in capabilities. We thank John for his outstanding contribution and wish him all the best in his exciting new role.”

Matthew Collier’s successor as CEO Y&R Vietnam will be announced in due course.

About Y&R
Y&R is one of the leading global marketing communications companies. It is made up of the iconic Y&R Advertising agency; VML, one of the most highly regarded and fastest-growing digital agencies in the world, and iconmobile, one of the premier mobile marketing companies.

Y&R’s largest agency, Y&R Advertising, has 187 offices in 91 countries around the world, with clients that include, Campbell’s Soup Company, Colgate-Palmolive, Danone, Virgin Atlantic, Xerox, GAP, Land Rover, and Telefonica, among many others.

Y&R is part of WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY).

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About Y&R Asia
The Y&R Asia network is headquartered in Singapore and has offices in China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, India and Malaysia.


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