The new part of the agency will focus on finding organic and effective ways to reach consumers using facets of the entertainment world to promote and market brands.
Chan has moved over to Omnicom following a ten-year tenure with Publicis Groupe, spent in roles based out of Singapore, Japan and most recently, New York.
"I hope the advertising industry can do business without fear, and want to tell people to safeguard our lifestyles in the city over the decades."
Having most recently served at Edelman as regional media operations director, performance, APAC, Jones has amassed a strong record of experience over 13 years.
The company will use a "rank and yank" approach to identify and remove the least productive staff that rank at vice-president level and above.
Marketing positions will continue to grow in 2019, and salaries will remain stable.