SINGAPORE, June 3 /PRNewswire/ --

JWT President, Michael Maedel, officially announced the appointment of Mansoor Karim as Managing Director JWT Pakistan, a division of WPP Marketing Communications (Pvt.) Ltd., the only 100% multinational communication's group in Pakistan.

"Mansoor is a seasoned advertising veteran and we are lucky to have him leading our thriving business in Pakistan," said Michael Maedel.

Mansoor is no stranger to JWT as he spent ten out of his twelve career years at the Contract advertising in Pakistan. Having started off his working life at American Express, he began his advertising career at a local agency and then joined at JWT ten years ago servicing clients such as Unilever, DeBeers, Dewan Motors, HSBC TRG Group, LG, Motorola amongst others.

In 2004 Mansoor was selected to head Contract advertising, where he successfully managed to motivate the team and aggressively helped clients grow their brands' market share.

His track record of successfully managing and motivating his team, building brands and delivering value to clients' businesses has given the management and the MENA region the confidence to appoint Mansoor at Managing Director of JWT advertising.

About JWT APAC: JWT, which celebrates its 144th anniversary this year, ranks as the fourth largest full-service network in the world. JWT APAC operates in 23 cities and over 3500 employees. This year JWT APAC won 'Network Agency of the Year' at ADFEST, Asia Pacific's largest advertising event. JWT is a WPP Company.

Contact: Amy Mellor |Regional Communications Director, Asia Pacific | +65-6511-2399

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Amy Mellor, Regional Communications Director, Asia Pacific, +65-6511-2399, for JWT