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R/GA’s Ben Miles promoted to chief design officer APAC

R/GA’s VP, executive creative director of brand design for APAC, Ben Miles, has been promoted to chief design officer, APAC.

In his new role, Miles will elevate the creative agency’s craft, thinking and output, focusing on growing APAC’s design discipline across brand, experiences and comms.

He will collaborate closely with multidisciplinary leaders in each market, to continue the agency’s innovative design work.

Miles has spent the past four years at R/GA, having joined in 2020 as ECD for the agency’s consultancy arm, Business Transformation. He was the regional creative lead for the practice, which is designed to help the C-suite with innovation.

Prior to R/GA, Miles spent nine years at Interbrand.

Ben Miles

“I joined R/GA because they intersect design and technology, and through our creative innovation model, design isn’t just visual — it’s a mindset,” Miles said.

“Design elevates businesses, equipping them with the tools to solve today’s most pressing issues and anticipate tomorrow’s challenges. It navigates complexity, strengthening connections across sectors and empowering organisations to reimagine brands in innovative ways.

“I’m honoured by the trust R/GA has put in me to elevate our capabilities across the region.”

Michael Titshall, CEO of R/GA, APAC, said: “Ben makes the industry, R/GA and all of us better with his passion, creativity and innovation. In this unique role, he’ll inject his brand and design expertise giving R/GA’s clients across the region access to unique creative solutions.”

Global chair and global chief creative, Tiffany Rolfe, added: “Ben has proven to be a skilled practitioner and inspiring leader, always designing to create impact for our clients and the world. I look forward to having his infectious passion across even more of our work and teams in APAC.”

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