Propel Manila has elevated AJ Marquez to the role of Client Service Director. Marquez will oversee a huge part of the agency portfolio, including new businesses and innovations.
“AJ’s ascension into the Client Service Director role comes as no surprise. Not only was he Propel Manila’s talent #4, but he has grown to be one of our most strategic leaders, helping us shape people, grow our client’s businesses, and mold our culture.” says JC Valenzuela, CEO of Propel Manila.
He adds, “This movement within our agency, is one of the key integral moves that provides AJ with the strategic oversight in scaling the businesses of our clients; we couldn’t be more excited to see where he can continue to propel the business forward.”.
Propel Manila believes that finding the right talents and nurturing them to their fullest potential is key in creating ideas that matter. That is why the agency has always put talent development at the center of its culture; focusing on each member’s growth, while growing as a digitally creative company.
As Mau Valenzuela, Chief Culture Officer of Propel, said: “We’re proud to see how our talents become leaders that promote our values and inspire positive change amongst their peers and our partners.” She also adds, “We’ve seen AJ grow. He is a testament to our culture and values as he is persistent in the pursuit of purposive work and has been instrumental in shaping and adding to our culture. We’re very excited to see him take into this new role and help us get closer to our mission of making ideas that matter.”
Marquez spent a few years in numerous media and advertising agencies like EON, OgilvyOne, and Publicis Manila before calling Propel Manila home, where he utilized his management experience and knowledge to lead the agency into what it is today. Together with his team, he will continue the responsibility of fostering new relationships and strengthening the agency, one account at a time.
Marquez says: “I am extremely grateful and excited about this new role. I have nothing but gratitude to the entire agency and our client partners for the continued trust, support, and collaboration. I can’t wait to see what’s ahead and I’m looking forward to accomplishing bigger things with Propel Manila.”