Serge Dumont is Vice Chairman of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) and Chairman of Omnicom Asia Pacific.
Mr. Dumont’s in-depth knowledge of Asia and Asian companies expanding globally has helped Omnicom Group expand its operational footprint in one of the world’s most important markets through a strong focus on organic growth and successful acquisitions. As an example, Omnicom in Greater China has grown from several hundred employees in 2006, when Mr. Dumont joined the Group, to more than 10,000 including associates today, with 40+ agencies active in over 145 cities.
He has also helped Omnicom form strategic partnerships focused on talent development in rapidly expanding emerging markets. These include alliances with Tsinghua and Fudan Universities in Beijing and Shanghai, and with the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), which runs one of Asia’s top MBA programs.