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CEO Andreas Vogiatzakis departs from Omnicom, joins Havas

Andreas Vogiatzakis, the long-standing CEO of Omnicom Media Group (OMG) Malaysia is set to take a top role at Havas Media Group in Malaysia.

When contacted by A+M, OMG confirmed that after 10 years with Omnicom Media Group as its CEO for Malaysia, Andreas Vogiatzakis is leaving the agency.  He will remain with OMG until the end of July.

Vogiatzakis is joining Havas Media Group as the CEO of its Malaysia ops. Havas Media Group started the ground work for a fully-owned Malaysia ops in May this year, and appointed Christine Chang as general manager and Roopal Julka as head of digital, in an aggressive growth push.

The agency’s current client roster for Malaysia include the likes of its global clients such as Ikea, Hyundai, Kia, Emirates, LG, AXA and Philips Lighting, and local clients such as Sunquick and Al Rajhi.

Vishnu Mohan, CEO of Havas Media Group APAC said: “We are delighted to launch our fully owned operations in Malaysia under the leadership of a well-recognised media heavyweight Andres Vogiatzakis. Malaysia is a strategically important market for Havas Media Group in Southeast Asia and key to our ambition of strengthening our already robust operations in the region.”

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