Robert Gaxiola and Stephen Mangham

Stephen Mangham, formerly Chairman of Ogilvy in Singapore, along with Robert Gaxiola, who was Executive Creative Director at the same agency, have formed their own advertising agency. ManghamGaxiola has set up shop in a traditional style building in Neil Road, beginning with a staff of 12 from various backgrounds and agencies. CIMB, the Malaysian Bank is a founding client and overall billings now exceed $25 million.

The new agency invited friends from the industry to an opening party on 23rd February. While AdAsia admires the new office, we suspect it will not be too long before this enterprising and experienced duo need more space for their growing agency.

The industry needs more independent agencies so this new start-up, ManghamGaxiola, is a welcome addition to Singapore.

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