Mike Amour has been based in Singapore since 2005, successfully leading four world-class global advertising, media agency and experiential networks as Chairman/CEO Asia Pacific: Grey Group; Havas Group; Starcom Mediavest Group; and Project: WorldWide.
In each role he was responsible for accelerated organic growth by turning around or restructuring existing businesses in up to 18 countries and 60+ operations, as well as driving inorganic expansion via M&A. He has also been Chairman of two joint ventures with China state-owned enterprises.
Prior to that, he held executive leadership positions at McCann Worldgroup in London, New York and Tokyo; Wieden + Kennedy in Portland, USA; and at TBWA\ where he was Managing Director, Europe based in Paris. He has partnered with many of the world’s most recognisable brands, including Nike, UPS, Coca-Cola, Google, Gucci, American Express, Microsoft, GSK, Nissan, P&G and more.
He is currently Founder/CEO of MAYAM Pte Ltd, specialising in CEO mentoring, developing transnational corporate growth strategies including M&A, as well as being on the board of and investing in start-ups across technology, new media and e-commerce. His advisory work includes helping SME owners to clarify their company narratives and unique stories, so as to unlock new opportunities to scale and attract investment.
He also sits on the Advisory Board of AC Ventures, one of the fastest growing Venture Capital firms in Southeast Asia.
Originally from Scotland, he is a true globalist, having lived and worked outside the UK for over 30 years, and holds dual UK and Swiss nationalities.
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