Born and educated in Hong Kong and with a Master’s Degree in Advertising from Syracuse University, New York, Kitty started at Leo Burnett Hong Kong as copywriter and moved to Taiwan in 1988 to head up Creative Department at Leo Burnett Taiwan. She joined McCann-Erickson Hong Kong in 1991 as Executive Creative Director.
In 1997, Kitty joined Euro RSCG Hong Kong as Managing Director/Chief Creative Officer. In 2000, Kitty joined miclub.com, an Asian women’s portal, as Chief Executive Officer. In 2001,Kitty joined Arnold Worldwide China in Shanghai, as General Manager/Executive Creative Director. In 2006, Kitty joined LOWE China as Chairman/CEO.
One of the most awarded and respected advertising professionals in Greater China, Kitty. chaired and judged at award shows in Greater China, Singapore, Indonesia, Korea, New York, Russia and Canada. An educator and community server, Kitty earned the honour of “Mother of Public Service Advertising” in Hong Kong in the 1990s for her active involvement.
In 2003 Kitty published her book “Advertising With No Lipstick” providing an in-depth insight on her unique philosophy on advertising and on life.
Kitty was named top 10 Creative Directors of the Year (2005) and top 10 Distinguished Advertising Women of the Year; Distinguished Alumni Communicators Award by the Hong Kong Baptist University; the New York Festivals Creative Achievement Award (2009); one of the top ten Distinguished Advertising Women of the Year (2010). In 2011, Kitty was one of the executive jury of New York Festivals, and was the organizer and host of the Cannes Lions forum “Beyond Mad Man: Towards Gender Balance in Creative Roles”.