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Lucien Harrington as Managing Director for Asia Pacific

Asia Pacific

Press Release Singapore 6 June 2018

Lynxeye, a leading global management consultancy has announced the appointment of Lucien Harrington as Managing Director to lead its Asia Pacific business as it continues its mission to bring progress with purpose to brands and organisations across the region.

With clients that include Ikea, Volvo, Spotify, Geely, Pernod Ricard and Unilever, Lynxeye has been helping some of the world’s most innovative companies grow across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific since 1999.

“Innovation performance is something that over 90% of CEO’s have identified as an area where their business underperforms while also identifying it as one of the most important in successfully navigating their business into the future”
Lucien Harrington

“This is just one of the competencies in which Lynxeye excel, they have already had a major impact on many companies who have redefined their industries. I am genuinely excited to have the opportunity to create similar success for brands and companies across Asia Pacific.”

Commenting on Lucien’s appointment, Christian Ihre, CEO and co-founder said, “As specialists in brand management, we understand how to make brands the spearheads of future growth in volatile market landscapes. Lucien’s extensive marketing experience and business acumen honed across Europe and Asia in both client and agency roles have given him a unique perspective and an ability to deliver solutions that are both innovative, enduring and commercially actionable.”

Johan Ekelin, co-founder continued,

“Our Swedish heritage taps into a spirit of innovation and stylish streamlined solutions that have given us a unique vantage point gained from transforming companies in what is often voted the world’s most innovative economy. As a passionate evangelist about branding in Asia, Lucien has the knowledge, experience and relationships that will allow brands across Asia to tap into this expertise as they seek growth opportunities at home and abroad.”

Lucien is an innovative entrepreneur who has built successful brands, businesses and teams across Europe, China, India and Asia Pacific for some of the most recognised global brands as well as start-up businesses.

His experience gained across 20 years of working in over 30 countries has given him deep insight and empathy for clients’ potential, objectives, challenges and vision. Working with Walt Disney, Fox and Time Warner allowed him to gain an appreciation for strategies required to expand existing brands and develop new brands to launch into under-penetrated markets. His time with FutureBrand Asia saw him lead the transformation of the agency to become one of the most awarded agencies during his tenure, winning global and regional awards for companies that included Alibaba’s, Ant Financial, MGM, Haitong, Swire Group, MGM and CITIC PE.

 

For more information, queries or interview requests with Lucien Harrington, please contact:

Shirleen Low

Senior Consultant, Lynxeye Asia

+65 3161 0066

Shirleen.Low@lynxeye.com