South Africa for a long time has been in the global limelight for several reasons and in particular because the country is one of the leading economies in Africa.
Mention the brand Uniqlo 10 years ago to anyone outside of Japan and you would get a confused look.
Martin Roll delivered an executive program on 26 February 2018 at the Moscow School of Management Skolkovo in Russia about business strategy, effective brand building and globalizing Russian brands.
Mention “Huawei” and most people would immediately associate the brand with the latest, high-quality technological products.
It is not news that Korean popular culture has been one of the most significant contributors to the Korean economy and across Asia.
Martin Roll was interviewed on The CMO Show on 14 December 2017.
The TWG Tea brand strategy is built on the promise of providing a high-quality tea experience and education for the discerning global tea consumer.
Think of any high-end consumer durable like a camera, MP3 player, integrated mobile phone, plasma television, or even camcorders, and it is only natural that Samsung comes to mind.
The world had started noticing it some time back, but when a Chinese e-commerce company created the world’s biggest Initial Public Offering (IPO) valued at USD 25 billion in September 2014, it was really an event for everyone to take further notice.
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.
In the next 10 years, a rapid changing landscape will emerge in Asia where the opportunities for Asian companies to benefit from branding efforts will be larger than ever before.
The concept of the world being flat has extended beyond geographical boundaries to the rapid blurring and demolition of economic ones.
As of 1 July 2017, Martin Roll joined the board of directors of fast-growing Danish watch-making company ORLO Watches.
Martin Roll was featured in the July 2 2017 edition of China Daily Asia Weekly.
In June 2017, Martin Roll was featured in an interview in Ekonomist Magazine Turkey.
In the upcoming conference Arab Luxury World in Dubai from 22-23 May 2017, Martin Roll will be part of the plenary session “Passions and Emotions”.
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.
Martin Roll will provide a keynote speak and moderate executive panels at the forthcoming Start-Up Village 2017 (6-7 June in Moscow).
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.
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.
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?”.
Originally from Malaysia, BritishIndia has carved out a niche for itself in the lifestyle segment of the Asian fashion retail market over the last 18 years.
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).
It is paramount that brands stand for something in today’s complex and ever-evolving local and global marketplaces.
Martin Roll was featured in China Daily Asia Weekly in March 2016.
Martin Roll swapped a thriving career in the Copenhagen advertising industry with an entirely new life in 2000, without a safety net on the other side of the world.
A highly relevant and discussed topic in the domain of branding is the importance of maintaining consistency for brands in marketplaces characterized by diverse cultures, increasingly empowered customers and ever changing trends and customer preferences.
Air China aims to become a global Chinese airline brand dedicated to excellent operations, service levels and quality across the entire organization.
For CKGSB Knowledge, Martin Roll discusses Huawei’s rise as a regional company to a global leader taking on the world, particularly the United States.
Most consumer behaviour models used in boardrooms today were developed in Western countries and based on the perspective of the individual as an independent, autonomous identity, free to make decisions based on purely personal desires and affiliations, living life in accordance with Maslow’s hierarchy of needs.
Branding drives shareholder value.
Some Asian brands are becoming successful well beyond Asia.
One of the biggest implications of globalization for companies seeking to expand to foreign shores is the task of balancing standardization with customization.
Martin Roll’s interview with The Diplomat (Australia): The Korean Wave is just the start for Asian brands as it led by Samsung has helped the Korean brands to globalize.
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.
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.
Martin Roll’s interview with The Peak (Hong Kong): Martin Roll was interviewed about the future of Asian brands and what is required by Asian firms to build and sustain global brands.
Martin Roll interviewed with Korea Business Central about the status of Korean brands and businesses, and what is next for Korea and Korean companies.