The relationship between brands and CEOs is precarious at best.
Think about one of the strongest brands from Asia, and chances are that Singapore Airlines (SIA) and its long-serving, almost iconic Singapore Girl easily come to mind.
Of the handful of Asian brands that usually make it to any global brand rankings, most like Sony, Canon, and so on originate from Japan.
Some Asian brands are becoming successful well beyond Asia.
Founded in Singapore in 1996, Charles & Keith is a fast-fashion retailer of high-quality, stylish footwear and accessories including bags, eyewear and costume jewellery catered to modern Asian women.
Hermès International, sometimes also referred to as Hermès of Paris or Hermes, is a French luxury goods manufacturer.
Martin Roll will be the opening keynote speaker at The INSEAD Global Luxury Forum 2018 to be held on 16 November 2018 at the Hotel Intercontinental Paris Le Grand in Paris.
Martin Roll was featured in a recent interview with China Daily Asia about the rise and potential of Chinese companies in the publication’s July 2-8 2018 edition.
In April 2018, Martin Roll co-authored a consumer trends report for Google titled “A Peek Into Your Consumer’s Future”, together with Nicole Fall, the CEO and founder of Asian Consumer Intelligence, a trend forecasting, strategic planning and innovation consultancy.
Zara is one of the world’s most successful fashion retail brands – if not the most successful one.
Martin Roll was invited as a guest speaker by the National University of Singapore (NUS) to present and discuss the topic “Global Asian Brands: Myth or Reality” with its MBA students on 6 February 2018.
Martin Roll’s opinion piece about the link between customers and company brand strategies in Asia Pacific was featured on CMO.
The Jim Thompson Thai Silk Company from Thailand is a well-known Asian brand with great potential to become a strong international lifestyle brand.
From an early start in 1994, Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts has grown into one of Asia’s most successful hospitality brands with numerous international awards and accolades from publications like the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler and others.
The Korean Wave (Hallyu) refers to the global popularity of South Korea’s cultural economy exporting pop culture, entertainment, music, TV dramas and movies.
Martin Roll will be the moderator of The INSEAD Global Luxury Forum 2017 to be held on 10 November 2017 in Paris.
Martin Roll was invited by the President of BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo (Norway) to speak on “Darlings & Dragons: How China & Asia Reshape The Global World” on Thursday 26 October 2017.
Martin Roll was invited as a guest speaker at the DABGO Annual Conference 2017 event on 2 Aug 2017 at the Copenhagen Marriott Hotel.
Martin Roll was featured in the July 2 2017 edition of China Daily Asia Weekly.
In April 2017, Martin Roll was featured in the Russian news website, Report.
In February 2017, Martin Roll was featured in the Asian business magazine, SpacesAsia.
American entrepreneur and marketer Seth Godin defines a brand as “a set of expectations, memories, stories, and relationships.
How will brands drive business strategy.
Created by Sanrio Ltd, founded in 1960 by Shintaro Tsuji, Hello Kitty is one of the truly phenomenal brands to emerge from Japan.
Amanresorts is one of the most iconic brands to have emerged from Asia.
Martin Roll delivered a keynote speak on 9 Feb 2016 at BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo, Norway about how to build an iconic brand.
No resource allocation is more important than the allocation of the most senior leaders responsible for shaping the identity and future of a brand.
For Suitable For Growth, Martin Roll talks about the state of branding in China and the strategies that will provide a solid management foundation for strong brands.
Martin Roll wrote an insights column for Forbes (Thailand) about the future of Thai brands and what is required by Thai firms to build and sustain global brands.
So much of a brand’s future success now depends on how they manage the mobile, social and digital revolution.
The face of business in Asia is changing faster than one can blink one’s eyes.
Martin Roll’s interview with China Daily: With better quality products, improved supply chains and rising demand, Chinese and Asian corporations are increasingly making their way onto the global corporate stage.
Are global Asian brands a myth or reality? Martin Roll contributed an opinion piece for China Daily Asia about the challenges and opportunities for Asian businesses to create and sustain global brands.
China leads all emerging markets with 89 companies on the latest Fortune Global 500 list of the world’s largest.
Martin Roll was hosted by Asia Society Northern California in San Francisco for a program named “Asian Brands 2.
Martin Roll was interviewed by Money Today (Korea) about the future of Korean brands and what is required by Korean firms to build and sustain global brands.
Martin Roll was interviewed by Financial Times (Sri Lanka) about the future of Sri Lanka brands.
Martin Roll was interviewed by Financial Times (Sri Lanka) about the future of Sri Lanka brands and what is required by Sri Lanka firms to build and sustain global brands.