As EVP, Managing Director, APAC, Jim is responsible for growing and managing the Sydney, Singapore, Shanghai and Tokyo offices, as well as expanding the agency’s presence in the Asia-Pacific region.
Before moving to Singapore, Jim served as Managing Director of R/GA London, growing the office from one anchor client and 20 employees to an ever-expanding roster of clients and 150 employees. He led the relationships across all client business, including Nokia, Nike, Unilever, O2, Getty Images, Aston Martin, and Beats by Dre, at local, regional, or global levels.
Before R/GA, Jim served as Director of Integration at AKQA in London, where he managed the Nike Football business globally, the Coca-Cola business for Europe, Xbox across Europe, and Virgin Unite globally. He also spent five years client side as a Brand Communications Director for Nike, working in the UK, France, and Argentina, overseeing World Cup, Euro Champs, and Olympic campaigns, and part of the team behind "Run London".