The World: Shanghai Zenith promotes Hanlon to take over in China

Malcolm Hanlon, the London-based joint managing director of ZenithOptimedia International, is being promoted to the role of chief executive of Zenith China.

Jon Chase, the other joint managing director, will take sole charge of ZenithOptimedia International. He said: "Malcolm is a high-performance operator and while this new role is a fantastic opportunity for him, it is also great news for our global network and more specifically our Chinese operation and clients. At ZenithOptimedia International, we have an excellent team in place and I look forward to building our recent momentum into sustained future growth and success."

Prior to his London role, Hanlon held various senior positions within Zenith Asia, most recently as the general manager of Singapore.