The World: Guangzhou - O&M hires Kawa Zhu as new general manager

Ogilvy & Mather Advertising has appointed Kawa Zhu as the new general manager of its Guangzhou office.

Zhu joins the agency from the real estate corporation Hopson, and will now be responsible for leading staff development and management, as well as overseeing the agency's new-business efforts.

He will work closely with the Ogilvy Guangzhou Group chairman, Charles Chiu, who was promoted from his role as executive creative director to chairman towards the end of last year.

Chiu said: "Kawa, with his strong business expertise, will help us expand our footprint in the Southern Chinese market."