Award-winning Farrokh strengthens his place in the agency
J. Walter Thompson Singapore has appointed renowned creative Farrokh Madon as Chief Creative Partner.
In a career spanning Singapore, Amsterdam and India, Farrokh has garnered over 150 prestigious advertising awards. Work done on his watch has featured on CNN’s Anderson Cooper show & FOX TV in America.
This appointment will mark the first permanent role for Madon since moving on from Y&R Singapore, where he was CCO, in 2014.
He has also been the global creative lead on SIA and the Regional Creative Director on MasterCard, Gillette and Caltex.
Announcing the appointment, Jacco ter Schegget CEO, South East Asia J. Walter Thompson, said, “Over the past year with us, Farrokh’s proven abilities as a ‘big picture creative’ make him invaluable as our client portfolio continues to grow and we push forward with our business transformation for J Walter Thompson and Mirum.”
He added, “One of my core beliefs is that our people should be both talented and nice, and Farrokh more than delivers on both those counts.”
Added Farrokh, Chief Creative Partner, JWT Singapore, “There has never been a more exciting time to build brands. The confluence of technology and storytelling is creating great opportunities to communicate in memorable ways. I am glad to join Jacco and the team in the exciting journey ahead.”
Farrokh was given the coveted Creative Director of the Year Award at the Institute of Advertising Singapore’s Hall of Fame Awards in 2013. Outside advertising, he has also written a novel. It briefly sat on the Top Sellers shelf at Kinokuniya.
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