The World: Shanghai - Singh takes on chief executive role at Universal

Manpreet Singh, who has led the MindShare Group's operations in Singapore for the past eight years, has been appointed the chief executive of Universal McCann in China.

During his time at MindShare Singapore, Singh is credited with driving the company's growth and staff numbers fivefold and in winning 30 new assignments in the past two years.

"Manpreet has demonstrated a tenacity for client relations and people development," David Morgan (pictured), Universal McCann's Asia-Pacific president, said. "His abilities and success have been widely recognised and he is the ideal candidate to lead Universal McCann China into the future."