Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts – Bringing Asian Hospitality To The World

The Shangri-La brand began in 1971 with its first hotel in Singapore.

Martin Roll Joins ORLO Watches Board of Directors

As of 1 July 2017, Martin Roll joined the board of directors of fast-growing Danish watch-making company ORLO Watches.

Martin Roll Featured In China Daily Asia About Brand Naming

Martin Roll’s expertise on brand naming was tapped in an interesting article in the June 20 2017 edition of China Daily Asia.

Chinese Luxury Consumers – Trends and Challenges for Luxury Brands

There are over 350 million luxury consumers in the world, according to a 2015 study by global management consultancy Bain & Company.

AmorePacific – Korean Beauty Company Going Global

AmorePacific aims to become a global Korean beauty company with a brand portfolio competing on innovation, quality, marketing and authentic Korean cool.

Hermès – The Strategy Insights Behind The Iconic Luxury Brand

Hermès International, sometimes also referred to as Hermès of Paris or Hermes, is a French luxury goods manufacturer.

Martin Roll Speaks At Turkish Exporters Assembly Meeting in Istanbul (May 2017)

On 26 May 2017, Martin Roll spoke at the Turkish Exporters Assembly meeting in Istanbul on “The 10 steps To Build Iconic Brands And The Next Drivers For Brand Turkey”.

Martin Roll Speaks at The Arab Luxury World Conference (Dubai 2017)

Martin Roll was a contributor and panelist at the plenary session “Passions and Emotions” at The Arab Luxury World Conference held in Dubai on 23 May 2017.

Martin Roll Moderates INSEAD Executive Luxury Workshop in Dubai (May 2017)

On 23 May 2017, INSEAD conducted an Executive Luxury Workshop at the Arab Luxury World Conference in Dubai on the topic “Disruptive Innovation & Luxury: Ideas Implemented”.

Brand Building In India – Strategic Imperatives

India’s beauty and attractiveness lies in its complexity and diversity.

Korean Wave (Hallyu) – The Rise of Korea’s Cultural Economy & Pop Culture

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 Featured in Vietnam Economic Times: Forging An Identity

Martin Roll’s column on ‘Forging An Identity’ was featured in the April 2017 edition of Vietnam Economic Times, an electronic publication that offers timely and authoritative news coupled with insight and opinion on business, finance and social issues in Vietnam.

Shiseido – The Iconic Asian Cosmetics And Skincare Brand

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.

Brands Must Rely On Both Functional And Emotional Aspects

In April 2017, Martin Roll was featured in the Russian news website, Report.

The Asian Beauty Industry – New Challenges and Opportunities

The rapid growth of the Asian beauty industry over the last few years has caught everyone’s attention.

Martin Roll Featured In The Abacus Magazine: Get On With It, Build Your Brands!

Martin Roll was featured in the March 2017 edition of The Abacus, the official leading publication of CA Sri Lanka (the Institute of Chartered Accountants Sri Lanka).

Martin Roll Speaks At Edinburgh International Asia Conference (EIAC) 2017 On Global Branding

On 6 March 2017, Martin Roll delivered a keynote speak at the Edinburgh International Asia Conference (EIAC) 2017 at the University of Edinburgh, on the topic of “Global Branding – A Fresh Perspective from Asia”.

Martin Roll Featured In Business Magazine SpacesAsia

In February 2017, Martin Roll was featured in the Asian business magazine, SpacesAsia.

Shang Xia – Chinese Luxury Fashion Brand With A French Soul

Shang Xia is a Chinese luxury fashion brand backed by Hermès offering high-quality products with a contemporary twist on traditional Chinese aesthetics and crafts.

Martin Roll Believes Startups Can Help to Rebrand Russia

In February 2017, Martin Roll gave a speech to Russian entrepreneurs and leading business people about doing business in Asia at the Singapore Embassy in Moscow, Russia.

Martin Roll Speaks At EWHA Womans University (Korea) About Global Asian Brands

On 7 October 2016, Martin Roll gave a guest lecture to graduate students at EWHA Womans University in Seoul, South Korea, on “Building Global Asian Brands: Myth Or Reality?”.

Chartered Accountants Sri Lanka Strategy Summit: 4 International Strategy Gurus

In July 2016, Sri Lanka’s corporate leaders had the opportunity to listen to four top international gurus on “Business Strategy” at the Strategy Summit organised by the Business School of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka).

Singapore Airlines Stands The Test Of Time

Singapore Airlines has been globally recognized for decades as one of Asia’s most iconic global brands.

Strategy: Promoting Asian Names

Martin Roll was featured in China Daily Asia Weekly in March 2016.

Martin Roll Thinks Asia-Pacific Brands Must Build Their Own Legacies

Asian products have never been more sought after than today.

Jim Thompson – The Asian Silk Brand

The Jim Thompson Thai Silk Company from Thailand is a well-known Asian brand with great potential to become a strong international lifestyle brand.

Air China – The Quintessential Chinese Brand

Air China aims to become a global Chinese airline brand dedicated to excellent operations, service levels and quality across the entire organization.

Martin Roll on Building Strong Chinese Brands

For CKGSB Knowledge, Martin Roll talks about the state of branding in Chinese companies and strategies that will help build truly global Chinese brands.

How Nations And Brands Overcome Country of Origin Challenges

In a globalised world with more competitors vying for shelf space across the globe, consumers are overloaded with informa­tion and continue to place increasing importance on brands.

Strong Profitable Brands And Emerging Markets

One of the biggest challenges for Asian companies apart from the prevailing trading mindset is the “Made In” tag in order for them to build and sustain strong brands.

How Chinese Companies Can Develop Global Brands

China leads all emerging markets with 89 companies on the latest Fortune Global 500 list of the world’s largest.

Martin Roll Speaks At Taiwan International Branding Forum 2013 On “Globalizing Taiwan Brands”

In July 2013, Martin Roll spoke at the Taiwan International Branding Forum, an annual two-day forum that is organized to enable Taiwan in building up its local products and companies into globally recognized brands.

Asian Brands 2.0: The Next Wave of Global Asian Brands

Martin Roll was hosted by Asia Society Northern California in San Francisco for a program named “Asian Brands 2.