John Dorai, former Creative Director at Y&R Malaysia and now Creative
Director at Hakuhodo Malaysia, is an art-based copywriter with over 20 years of
experience in the advertising industry. Beginning very early at local agencies,
John quickly gained experience with tours in agencies such as DY&R, J. Walter
Thompson, Ogilvy & Mather, Saatchi & Saatchi and Naga DDB. He has also
had the privilege of working with industry greats.
Throughout his career, John has worked on a wide variety of renowned brands
and has been awarded at local, regional and international award shows,
including several Kancil Awards, Silver and Bronze Effies for BMW and
Carlsberg, DDB’s only regional Silver Pinnacle Award, Gold, Silver and Bronze
Adfest Awards, Silver and Bronze Cannes Lions as well as New York Festival
John’s extensive experience in the creative arena coupled with capable
management skills allow him to constantly develop a new generation of talent
with exceptional creative insights and strategic thinking.