The World: Hong Kong - O&M Japan's Blair takes Asia-Pacific presidency

Ogilvy & Mather Asia-Pacific has confirmed that Mark Blair, the president of O&M Group Japan, is moving across to become the president of the global brand community for the Asia-Pacific region.

Based in Hong Kong, Blair, who will start officially in May, will be responsible for overseeing the teams managing the network's international brands across the region.

John Goodman, the chief executive of O&M India and South Asia, will take on Blair's responsibilities in Japan.