Dentsu Asia Pacific has appointed Farrokh Madon as Chief Creative Officer Asia Pacific at Merkle B2B, Based in Singapore, Madon is tasked with overseeing the creative directions and strategies. He will report to Kiaran Geen, President Asia Pacific of Merkle B2B, and Rhys Taylor, Managing Director, Merkle B2B Strategy and Creative APAC.
In a career spanning Singapore, Amsterdam, and India, Farrokh has previously led various creative departments in Singapore at BBDO, McCann Erickson, Y&R (since renamed VMLY&R), and Wunderman Thompson, working with brands including BMW, Lazada, Johnson & Johnson, MasterCard, Gillette, Caltex, Suntory, and Diageo.
“When storytelling and technology hold hands, magic happens. I am looking forward to creating engaging brand stories and experiences with the talented team at Merkle B2B,” said Madon.
An award winner of over 200 awards and accolades including Cannes, D&AD, One Show, Spikes Asia, AdFest Asia and a historic Grand Prix at the Effie Awards in Singapore for the GMP Raffles Ghost Campaign, Farrokh was Creative Director of the Year in 2013 at the Institute of Advertising Singapore’s Hall of Fame.
Madon was also part of the judging panel at Cannes, Adfest, Singapore Creative Circle Awards, Effie Awards and various advertising and marketing awards over the years. Outside of advertising, Farrokh has also authored a fiction novel titled Offside that sat on the Top Seller shelves at Singapore bookstores.
“An award-winning creative leader, Farrokh will be bringing his wealth of experience and expertise in creative and design to Merkle B2B with out-of-the-box ideas and digital solutions to our ever-evolving customer journey,” said Geen.
“We look forward to have him on board to share his insights in creating a unique brand experience and bringing it to the next level at Merkle B2B.”