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Emily Poon
President, Ogilvy Public Relations Asia

SINGAPORE // Emily is the Asia Pacific President of Ogilvy PR for 13 markets with over 18 years of experience in corporate reputation, integrated marketing and strategic communications for local and multinational brands across diverse industry sectors.

Her 15-year long career at Ogilvy saw her rise up to become the youngest-ever head of Ogilvy Public Relations across Asia Pacific and Singapore’s business, in recognition of her effort in championing the pivotal role for PR in building brands. Emily is also a big believer of promoting Asia brands to the world, and bringing global brands to Asia. Under Emily’s leadership, she has steered Ogilvy to win the top PR and Social Media Agency of the Year titles time after time since 2015. She was also honoured on Campaign Asia-Pacific’s 40 under 40 in 2018, where she stands among a list of outstanding leaders that champion change and progress.

Emily sits on the board of the Industry Advisory Council at the National University of Singapore and serves as a mentor for gender equality initiative #herOgilvy. She graduated from the Singapore Management University with a Bachelor of Business Management, majoring in Marketing and Law. A mother of two, she is an avid wine connoisseur and loves spending time with her family whenever she can.