With over 22 years of experience in the industry, as the CEO of Grey Group Indonesia & Thailand, Raju is responsible for running all facets of the agency’s business operations.
Raju began his career in advertising as a management trainee in DDB Chennai. After stints at JWT and Rapp Collins, he joined Grey Indonesia. During his tenure, Raju was instrumental in expanding the workforce and clinching big name accounts such as BMW, Indosat, Daihatsu and Wyeth.
His leadership qualities and stellar performance prompted a move to head Grey Group Singapore’s local operations in 2005, transforming Grey Group Singapore into the country’s fastest-growing creative outfit within a year. He boosted the agency’s profitability by leading the team to win major accounts, such as KFC, Ministry of Manpower, Contact Singapore, Abbott Nutrition, Allianz Insurance, GlaxoSmithKline, and global account, Qatar Airways. He also made strategic creative hires and increased the local team size by five times, making it one of the largest integrated agencies in Singapore.
Raju was presented the prestigious “Agency Head of the Year 2014” and “Agency Professional of the Year 2011” awards during The Singapore Advertising Hall of Fame Awards by the Institute of Advertising, Singapore for his outstanding achievements and contributions to the community and industry. In 2013, Raju led the Grey Group Singapore to win a number of accolades including Creative Agency of the Year at the iink Awards, wins at Cannes and AdFest.
Apart from work, Raju’s life revolves around his family, photography and keeping abreast on the latest lifestyle trends.
As GREYnJ United’s larger-than-life Chief Creative Officer, Jureeporn, or Judee, as she is affectionately referred to among colleagues, has consistently ranked among the world’s most-awarded creatives. Her reputation requires no further introduction, having been prominently featured across several leading industry trade publications.
Over the course of her distinguished career, she counts Neil French and David Droga among her inspirations, and has been on the books of major agencies and networks including Young & Rubicam (Y&R), Leo Burnett, DDB, Ogilvy & Mather (O&M), Saatchi & Saatchi, and McCann Erickson. A trailblazer at heart, she was the brains behind JEH United – one of Thailand and Asia’s most progressive agencies, before its merger with Nude Communication to become nudeJEH. In 2015, an M&A with WPP’s Grey Group Thailand saw the agency rebranded to become GREYnJ United.
Kanaporn, or Anne, ranks among the leading personalities within the Advertising and Media industry in Thailand, with over 20 years of key experience. Prior to GREYnJ United, she was Client Service Director at TBWA Thailand for over a decade, before forming Nude Communication with Thor Santirisi in 2006. An agency with a solid track record in developing cutting-edge strategies for its clients, Nude Communication merged with JEH United, with Anne taking on the position of Managing Director.
She is renowned for her exemplary vision and astute mind for all things creative, discovering a passion for creativity, along with a fascination in using communication to change perceptions, all of which steered her to the world of Advertising. Spearheading the agency’s transformation towards digital initiatives, her flair was expertly demonstrated when she led GREYnJ United to victory at the Adman Awards Thailand in 2015, winning the Digital Agency of the Year accolade, with the agency also ranking among the Top 5 Creative Agencies in the Gunn Report.
Equally adept at repositioning global brands to be more localized via the application of solid creative insights, her innate ability in forming and growing exceptional teams is also evident, where she holds them all together with a generous, open and expansive overall vision.
A graduate in Marketing from Thammasat University, and a holder of a Master’s Degree in Advertising from Chulalongkorn University, Anne is passionate about the the fostering of young talent, and constantly on the lookout for opportunities to aid in developing and maximizing their trajectory of professional growth.
A pioneer of Thailand’s increasingly-disruptive Advertising scene, and a household name among the industry’s leading creatives, the early days of Thor’s much-acclaimed career were spent in London at Collett, Dickenson and Pearce (CDP) – one of the UK’s most successful agencies at the time. Following his time at CDP, Thor moved on to several other successful stints at Kenyon & Eckhart, Lintas Thailand, SPA Advertising and TBWA, where he was one of the main drivers behind the network’s expansion to become one of the Top 5 Advertising agencies in Thailand.
In 2009, he joined Nude Communication as Chairman alongside Kanaporn Hutcheson (Anne). With the dynamic duo at the helm, Nude Communication acquired a stellar reputation for outside-of-the-box communication strategies regarded as revolutionary for its time. Following an acquisition by JEH United, the two agencies rebranded to become nudeJEH - one of the most progressive agencies in the Asia Pacific region, before a subsequent M&A with WPP’s Grey Group Thailand in 2015 oversaw the conception of GREYnJ United.
A highly-respected figure within industry circles, Thor founded the Bangkok Art Director’s Association (B.A.D), which recognizes and honours the very best in local creative talent. His invaluable insights have seen him featuring on the Jury Panels of Cannes Lions, Clio Awards, Asia Pacific Advertising Festival, and the Media Asian Awards. In addition, his passion for the nurturing of new creative talent has also made him a much-sought after speaker at various universities, including Chulalongkorn University, Thammasat University, Silpakorn University, and Bangkok University.
A veteran with over 17 years of experience, and a passion for integrated communications, branding, and marketing, Kanokkorn began her foray into Advertising at TBWA, and later joined Ogilvy & Mather (O&M) as a Project Manager, before moving back to TBWA where she made her name in the local scene with numerous award-winning campaigns.
Having struck an accord with the Thai creative scene, she took a major step in her highly-distinguished career and was an integral part of nudeJEH, one of Thailand’s hottest boutique agencies. As Client Service Director and Partner, she handled a diverse portfolio of local and regional clients with aplomb, and was later elevated to the role of Group Client Services Director following nudeJEH’s successful M&A with Grey Group Thailand under WPP – a world leader in Advertising and Marketing services.
A firm believer of the fundamentals of client servicing, where she currently works on P&G, Emirates, Volvo, Ananda Development, LG, and Sabina, Kanokkorn prides herself on being conscientious, self-reflective, and solutions-driven in all that she strives to achieve.
Asawin began Advertising career in Thailand, with his work earning him multiple nominations and awards at both local and international award shows.
A creative with a burgeoning reputation for excellence, he was headhunted by several top-drawer networks in Hong Kong including the likes of Ogilvy & Mather (O&M), Leo Burnett and DDB, where he continued his winning streak. He eventually returned home, and joined Euro RSCG Bangkok. In his time there, the company was constantly in the spotlight as they swept the awards scene, winning accolades at almost every international award show within the space of two years.
Following a short second stint at DDB Hong Kong, Asawin once again returned to Thailand, joining J-Connect/JWT Bangkok as its Head of Creative, before making the move to nudeJEH. In 2015, an M&A with WPP’s Grey Group Thailand saw the agency rebranded to become GREYnJ United.
As GREYnJ United’s Executive Creative Director, Asawin has been accredited nearly a 100 times at various prestigious award shows locally and regionally, most notably with 11 Cannes Lions under his extensive list of achievements.
With over 10-years of experience in advertising, Kanoksak Kanchanachutha is an important figure as operation services director of GREYnJUNITED. Just to list some of the many award winning campaigns he as work include brands such as e.g., Kasikorn Bank, Bar B Q plaza, and VOLVO.
Kanoksak began his career at Music Industry EMI music Thailand where he built a vital network within the entertainment, PR, production, media sectors. After 8 years with EMI music Thailand he moved into advertising accepting a role as TV producer at Wunderman Bangkok where in two-years he was promoted to head producer at the agency.
After discovering his passion with working within advertising agencies Kanoksak found his way into another WPP co-op by joining GREYnJUNITED. He continues to lead his team of traffic\producers ensuring needed resources and smooth campaign development on both local and regional accounts.
Raised in Canada, Jesse began her advertising career as a copywriter in DDB Hong Kong. Since then, she has expanded her experience to across the region and around the world, working in Toronto, Hong Kong, Chicago, Guangzhou, Beijing and Bangkok. Over the years, she has produced global branding campaigns and award-winning work for clients such as HSBC, Rolex, McDonald's, Mercedes Benz... and many more. Garnering recognition and accolades in award shows on both the local and global stages, including Spikes, Cannes, Kam Fan Awards, Longxi, London Ad Awards, New York Ad Fest etc. She's the winner of the 2016 Lürzer's Archive scholarship at the prestigious Berlin School of Creative Leadership, Steinbeis University. Her voracious appetite for knowledge has given her a wealth of influences from which to draw, adding value to any brand through her inclusiveness of thought, and by always infusing her ideas with richly textured insights.
I’ve been in Advertising agency for 11 years and have experienced in both global and local account for FMCG, financial product, airline, electronic, telecom, car industry, pharmaceutical product and non profit organization such as P&G, Mondelez, Smooth E, Strepsils, AIS, True, Acer, Kasikorn Bank, MasterCard and Goodyear.
I also have an experienced in Marketing Communication for 2 years in Telecommunication company (AIS) and Banking (Thanachart) in Thailand
As a part of professional collaborative working, I love to friendly associate with colleagues and clients. I am able to speak, read and write in both English and Mandarin moderately after I studied in Guangzhou, China for a year. Beside from work, my interests are traveling and photography.
Pojanee is the digital native. She is digital media director of GREYnJ United, has over 10 years of digital marketing experience and multiple skills of cross platform content strategy for brand awareness and social amplification.
After graduation, Poj joined online media domain by became client services at sanook.com, one of the biggest website in Thailand. After that she became account director at Ninedotz (Digital department of nudeJEH) before merge with WPP’s Grey group Thailand, which saw the agency rebranded as GREYnJ United.
Her career at GREYnJ, she is responsible for company’s digital media and social media department. Initiate media plan, media buying strategy and media monitoring with efficiency and effectiveness. She has collaborated with well-known global and local clients in various industry such as BarBQ Plaza, KBank, Malee, Ananda development, Bio consumer, Nautilus, Unif, P&G, Sabina and Volvo. She also has an important role to makes GREYnJ achieve multiple rewards such as Digital Agency of the year, Adman Awards Thailand in 2015 and countless achievement under GREYnJ’s umbrella.
Core strength is her eager for knowledge. Not only her domain of expertise but also world trend, technology to deliver the best media performance and highly effective solution to her clients and consumer.