SINGAPORE – Singapore-based Raffles Medical Group has announced the appointment of Chong Ee Rong as co-deputy MD of commercial, effective immediately. Ee Rong was previously group MD of Ogilvy Singapore and left the agency at the end of January 2019 after 18 years with the group.

Ee Rong was appointed to the role in Ogilvy in 2016, partnering with group chairman, Singapore and Malaysia, Chris Riley, to accelerate implementation of the agency’s global “Next chapter” strategy. During her time there, she was responsible for future proofing existing service offerings to help the agency stay ahead of the curve in Singapore.

Prior to taking on the group MD role, Ee Rong was MD of Ogilvy Public Relations Singapore, succeeding Andrew Thomas.

Dr Loo Choon Yong, executive chairman of Raffles Medical Group, said Ee Rong brings to the group deep commercial insights, expansive marketing capabilities, and industry connectivity to complement its core foundations.

“She will be spearheading our Commercial operations to transform our corporate services engagement, drive client partnerships, enhance brand and marketing, and set the pace for the industry as we redefine our Raffles Experience. We’re delighted to welcome someone of Chong’s experience to our Raffles family,” he added.