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Guy Winston Named ECD of TODAY Ogilvy & Mather Myanmar

Industry heavyweight to lead creative for both international and local clients

Guy Winston Named ECD of TODAY Ogilvy & Mather Myanmar

Today Ogilvy & Mather Myanmar has named industry veteran Guy Winston as Executive Creative Director to develop and lead creative standards in the country.

Andy Annett, Managing Director of Today O&M Myanmar commented: “We are very lucky to have someone of Guy’s reputation and experience joining us and I can’t wait to work alongside him.  There is great potential in Myanmar and Ogilvy is leading the development of the industry here.  Guy will put us on the international creative map, not just for our agency but for the country as a whole. I have no doubt he will raise standards across the board and be a great mentor to the new generation of Myanmar creative.” 

Winston has worked with an array of top agencies and brands throughout his career, which includes vast experience throughout Asia. Previously Executive Creative Director at Saatchi & Saatchi Hong Kong where he was responsible for the P&G business across Greater China and was Regional Creative Director on Pampers.  Winston has also worked as Regional Creative Director for JWT based out of Bangkok where he led Ford’s creative product across Asia Pacific and Africa.  Throughout his career Winston has led creative teams for major agencies in China, Australia, New York and the UK as well as a stint with JWT in Pakistan.  

Winston’s work has garnered accolades across mediums. Highlights include multiple recognitions from Cannes Lions, Clio Awards and D&AD Awards, to name a few.

On his appointment, Winston said: “It is an exciting time to be in Myanmar. There is a palpable sense of energy with the country making positive changes at a tremendously fast rate.  There is so much potential within the local team here and a large part of my role is cultivating that talent. Today Ogilvy Myanmar has ambitious plans and I not only look forward to developing and fueling creativity within the agency, but also within the country as a whole”.

At Today O&M Myanmar, Guy will lead a strong local team working across both international and local clients including Coca-Cola, Unilever, Nestle, MPT and E-lan.  He will also oversee the digital and social content development for the agency.

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