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Audrey Kuah

Managing Director, Global Data Innovation Centre

Dentsu Aegis Network

Audrey Kuah is a digital, marketing, advertising veteran with strong business background. Bringing with her over 20 years of experience, Audrey has worked with the some of the world’s leading companies and brands across various sectors. For two years, Audrey also ran her own business consulting company, Litmus Asia Pacific, hence she is cognizant of the challenges that face female entrepreneurs.

Audrey has worked in leading global marketing communications companies such as J. Walter Thompson, Mindshare, MAXUS and MediaCom as well as with leading local companies such as United Overseas Bank and Sedona Hotels International. With Sedona, she ventured into unchartered territories such as Myanmar where she lived for two years from 1996 to 1998. It was during this time away that Audrey participated in community service that included the regular donation of rice to poor families.

During her role as CEO of Aegis Media Singapore (2011 – 2014), Audrey drove the CSR agenda of the Singapore office ahead of the global plan and initiatives in Singapore that ranged from the environment, children’s causes and lower income families. An innovative initiative turned the company’s Annual Soccer Tournament into an event where goals scored raised funds for the OCBC-Today’s Children Fund.

At a personal level, Audrey has been a Food from the Heart volunteer since 2007 doing a bread run every Monday. She was also a part of the committee that worked on CHARIS’ 2015 Humanitarian Fair and Forum. A regular financial donor, Audrey is open to meaningful skills and time-based participation in works of good and has recently joined Talent Trust Singapore (http://www.talenttrustsingapore.org/) as a volunteer to do just that. She is also a member of the Singapore Management University CMO Council that mentors promising students keen on a career in marketing, advertising and digital.

Audrey was awarded an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 2007 and graduated with a B.A. from National University of Singapore in 1992.