OMG promotes Eileen Ooi to Chief Operating Officer

Omnicom Media Group (OMG) promoted Eileen Ooi to the role Chief Operating Officer of OMG Malaysia. Prior to the promotion, she was the Managing Director of PHD Malaysia for the last four years. 

Eileen comes into the role of COO with 16 years of industry experience and according to a statement issued by OMG, during her time leading PHD Malaysia, she doubled the size of its business and was instrumental in architecting the agency’s impressive growth trajectory.

In her new role, Eileen will oversee the business operations of OMG and its brands in Malaysian while being supported by Anisha Iyer, MD of OMD Malaysia, as well as Kiron Kesav, who will be taking on an expanded remit while continuing in his role as GM of PHD Malaysia. Together, the leadership trio will be responsible for driving continued growth and stability for the network in Malaysia. Eileen will report to the CEO of Omnicom Media Group, APAC, Tony Harradine.

“During her time with us, Eileen has proven to be an effective leader and has played a pivotal role in driving momentum and innovative solutions for our clients,” Tony said. “I have the utmost confidence in Eileen’s ability to continue accelerating our growth agenda and steer OMG’s business to even greater heights in an important market like Malaysia.”

Nicholas Sagau Tony Ngimat, the Chief Product Officer of  REV Media Group and Eileen Ooi (then) Managing Director of PHD Malaysia were appointed as the President and Vice-President of MDA at the association’s 11th Annual General Meeting held in September 2020

Eileen was also appointed as the vice president of the Malaysia Digital Association in September last year, making her the first female leader to take on a presidential position in the association.

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