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DDB Singapore Steps Up in Collaborative Marketing

Neil Johnson named Chief Creative Officer, as Joji Jacob is appointed ECD

Date 7/6/2009
Location Singapore

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Singapore, (6 July, 2009) – In putting together the best practices of branding, digital and data as
collaborative marketing solutions, DDB Singapore Group has promoted Neil Johnson to Chief Creative
Officer, and appointed Joji Jacob as its new Executive Creative Director.

In his new position, Neil will devote his energy to integrating and implementing the best in marketing
solutions at DDB, Rapp and Tribal for clients.

David Tang, President and Chief Executive Officer of DDB Singapore Group said, "Those of us who
know Neil know he’s a superb creative, marketer and solutions-maker, all while remaining a very nice
and down-to-earth guy. While others talk and blog about what they think, he’s been on the forefront of
delivering inventive, creative marketing solutions for clients as StarHub, McDonald’s, Courts and all.
I’m asking him to lead and integrate this charge to bring out the best in DDB, Rapp and Tribal for our
clients.”

This will be an active ‘solutions-making’ role where Neil has been given the mandate and more time to
work with clients directly, a move made possible with Joji Jacob now running the creative department
at DDB.

Joji Jacob, Cannes and D&AD award-winning ECD rejoined DDB Singapore in May, after a year away
from the agency.

226 Outram Road Singapore 169039 T 65 6323 4811 F 65 6323 4822 info@sg.ddb.com www.ddb.com
Neil Johnson, Chief Creative Officer of DDB Singapore Group said, "Joji has exceptional chemistry
with us at DDB, and he offers a media-agnostic, inventive and cutting-edge creativity in how we
deliver solutions for clients. He’s a creative trailblazer, who gets what clients want in marketing impact.
We’re thrilled to have him. He’ll add tremendous creative bandwidth to our work."

At the creative helm at DDB, Joji will run one of the biggest creative departments in Singapore with
over 60 staff, and will work closely with Rapp and Tribal.

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DDB Group Singapore


DDB Group in Singapore comprises DDB Singapore, Rapp Collins Singapore, Trigger and DDB Health. It is a full service
marketing communications agency offering consulting, research, strategy, advertising, design, promotional direct marketing,
interactive and events services. DDB Singapore is part of the DDB Worldwide communications network, with more than 206
offices in 96 countries. DDB Worldwide is a member of Omnicom Group Inc.

DDB Worldwide
DDB Worldwide Communications Group Inc (www.ddb.com) is the fourth largest consolidated advertising and marketing
services global network and the most awarded agency network in the world according to Creativity magazine 2006. In 2007
Tribal DDB was named Global Agency Network of the year by Ad Age. Four-time winner, Adweek and Advertising Age Global
Network of the year, DDB also was named the World’s Top Network in Europe by the Gunn Report in 2006 and 2007. With
more than 200 offices in over 90 countries, the DDB group believes that creativity is the most powerful force in business,
building enduring and powerful brand experiences that influence social communities, drive results and TalkValue™.

Omnicom Group Inc


Omnicom Group Inc (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com) is a leading global marketing and corporate communications
company. Omnicom’s branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning, interactive,
direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more
than 100 countries.

For more information, contact:


Jolene Quek, Group Communications Manager
T: +65 6326 1551 E: jolene.quek@sg.ddb.com

226 Outram Road Singapore 169039 T 65 6323 4811 F 65 6323 4822 info@sg.ddb.com www.ddb.com

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