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Starcom hires Lin-Sze Teh as new Head of Planning

Starcom, part of Publicis Media, announces the hire of Lin-Sze Teh as the newly appointed Head of Planning.

Lin-Sze, who joins from iProspect, will be responsible for ‘supercharging’ Starcom’s planning division to drive faster growth for clients, ‘by ensuring a clear and consistent approach to media that is fuelled by Publicis Media’s market-leading data, tools, and systems’.

In her new role, Lin-Sze joins Starcom UK’s leadership team, reporting into CEO Nadine Young. She will oversee a team of 80 planners and starts in January 2023.

Lin-Sze has spent over seven years at iProspect (and previously Vizeum), most recently as Managing Partner and has worked across brands such as IKEA, 20th Century Fox, Weetabix, Hendricks, Panasonic, NARS, Dolce & Gabbana, Burberry and MINI. She previously held roles at MGOMD and UM where she built her experience in media planning and strategy. In these roles she has worked with culturally impactful brands where creativity and innovative thinking were a huge focus for the Media and Planning solutions for her clients.

Nadine Young, CEO, Starcom UK said: “With all the success we’ve had as an agency this past year or so, the creation of this role is a clear next step to supercharge our products and put even more focus on planning brilliance. Lin-Sze has exactly the right balance of knowledge and ambition to hit the ground running and inspire the rest of the agency. I can’t wait to have her on board.”

Lin-Sze Teh, Head of Planning at Starcom UK said: “It’s no secret that Starcom’s been on fire recently and I couldn’t say no to the opportunity of working with Nadine and the talented team at Starcom. Their vision for the agency and approach to solving client challenges is inspiring, and I cannot wait to get started.”