The World: Singapore - Burnett Singapore signs Chiu as creative chief

Chris Chiu has returned to his native Singapore after five years to become the executive creative director at Leo Burnett.

Chiu, who has helped produce worldwide and regional campaigns for Mercedes-Benz, TNT, Standard Chartered and Citibank, was previously the creative chief of the Burnett agencies in Bangkok and Jakarta.

Kurt Viertel, the managing director of Leo Burnett & Arch Singapore, said: "It's great to have the raw energy, humour and talent back that Chris is known for."

Meanwhile, the agency has appointed Victor Ng and Jon Loke, Singapore-born but previously at Mother in London, as the deputy creative director and head of art respectively.