APAC Global Advisory (AGA) announces that Jeanette Lau and Sue Low will join the multi-disciplinary Change Architect led by Wong Mei Wai, Founder, CEO and Chief Change Catalyst and her multi-disciplinary tribe of Market Research & Insight, Mergers & Acquisition, Creative and Digital Change Catalyst that currently include Kwan Chong Wah, Oo Ban Leong, KL Wong and Tay Guan Hin.
According to the release:
With increasing demands from brands seeking to vector to the next stage of growth and the current disruption faced in the retail world, AGA has selected Sue Low and Jeanette Lau as part of Co-Creation Satellites – further enhancing the plethora of “hand-picked” specialist skills that co-create Change solutions with AGA. Sue Low brings with her end-to-end packaging design global solutions expertise. This is complemented by Jeanette Lau’s expertise in eCommerce and direct selling – both Sue and Jeannette are set to be key anchors of the end-to-end Change journey for AGA’s clients. Their addition will add to AGA’s market-leading expertise in holistic marketing of fast moving consumer goods and retail to deliver a seamless end- to- end on to off-line service experience.
Sue Low has over 30 years’ experience in both the design and retail industry – she is highly skilled not only in creative design concepts and end-to-end delivery of packaging and design but also in the project management of Fast Moving Consumer Goods. Sue spent two decades as an in-house designer for Waitrose & Partners (the food retail division of Britain’s largest employee-owned retailer, the John Lewis Partnership) where she took brands global. Sue is now in demand by global retailers such as Marks & Spencer, Paperchase and Thornton’s to provide packaging and design solutions for food, beauty and lifestyle products through her own design house. Sue also brings with her 7 years of experience at the cutting-edge of Singapore’s branded packaging design scene. From 1991-98, she rose up the ranks at both Addison Design Consultants and the then Su Yeang Design (Citigate Su Yeang and subsequently Holmes & Marchant)- where her clients in Singapore and Asia include Asia Pacific Breweries, Fraser & Neave, Gardenia Foods -QAF, Nestle (Indonesia), Martha Tilaar Sariayu (Indonesia), Malee (Thailand), SIS Sugar, the Super Group and Lam Soon Group.
Jeanette drives change through enabling brands to expand and grow their global commerce capabilities. With 15 years experience delivering cloud, mobile and eCommerce solutions to enterprises, bringing Change in the way businesses sell. Her eCommerce platform work includes Robinsons, Aspial, Bolon Eyewear, Creative Technology, and Singapore Press Holdings. This often includes working with the cross-functional internal teams across marketing, sales, promotions, merchandising, visual merchandising and store operations. Also the analysis of the analytics and performance tracking to provide swift actions to be taken in the direct market place. She has also played key mobile creative roles in large scale mobile branding and design projects for clients that include VisitBritain, French Tourism Board, AVA Singapore, and IE Singapore (Enterprise Singapore).
“We are seeing increasing competition of fast moving consumer goods and on and off-line retailers are under pressure to take their brands to the next stage of growth or to face disruption by the competition,” said Wong Mei Wai, Founder, CEO & Chief Change Catalyst. “We believe to achieve our purpose to accelerate branded businesses through enabling Change, we need to find the appropriate talent and experts with a passion behind effecting end-to-end Change successfully through the seamless Change journey. With Sue’s ’blue-chip yet bespoke’ global packaging experience and Jeanette’s hands-on ability on eCommerce, they will contribute significantly to the Change equation with our clients.”
With an increasing demand by Change Client organization for talent, AGA also launched its Executive Search for Change Leader where they specialize in appointing Senior Change positions for their Change clients to turn-around or take branded businesses to the next stage of growth. With our Founder, CEO and Change Catalysts’ hands-on- experience in Marketing leadership for more than two decades, Mei Wai is particularly interested in ensuring the right talent is in place through the Change process – with the right organisational structure in reorganisation and coaching to ensure change leaders are psychologically and technically enabled to deliver sustainable successful Change.