The World: Singapore - Batey/Red Cell chief executive retires

Rod Pullen (top) has announced his retirement as the chief executive officer of Batey/Red Cell after 15 years with the Asian agency.

He is replaced by Robert Kay (bottom), who has been with the company since 1999 as its global head on the Singapore Airlines account. More recently, Kay was the group chief operating officer.

Pullen, 49, joined Batey in 1990 after 15 years with Ogilvy & Mather in London, Singapore and Hong Kong. Kay takes over with immediate effect.