Together with Hans Hulsbosch, Simon will manage Hulsbosch’s creative development and direction with a mandate that includes full oversight of all aspects of client work and leading creative services for the agency.
Jaid Hulsbosch, Director of Hulsbosch said today, “Simon is a talented, high-calibre brand expert with an unwavering commitment and passion for excellence. He will shape and drive our work ensuring it performs and ultimately contributes to the success of our clients.”
A widely recognised practitioner, Simon has over 20 years experience working across various disciplines and moves on from his latest role as Global Principal at Wolff Olins.
On assignment in Seoul as Executive Creative Director at Cheil Worldwide, Simon was overseeing experiential marketing for global tech company Samsung. Prior to Cheil, he was based in Sydney where he was a Founder and Creative Director for the brand consultancy Re within the M&C Saatchi network.
Simon is a specialist in translating brand to multi-dimensional, participatory and sensory experiences. He is well known for developing holistic brand programs and their manifestation to communication, environmental, social, digital, experiential and retail platforms.
“Over the years I have witnessed the great work of Hulsbosch. They are Australia’s most influential branding consultancy and it contributes significantly to the local language of brand.
I’m excited to lead an impressive creative team. Together, we will pursue innovative and game-changing branding solutions for clients to achieve cut-through and commercial success.” commented Simon Hong.
Simon is a sought-after speaker at leading industry conferences and events presenting at AGIdeas International Design Week and Spikes Asia. His work has been recognised with multiple awards from AWARD, RedDot, AGDA and D&AD