Jean-Michel Wu is a Client Partner at Pedersen & Partners and leading the Consumer & Retail Practice in Asia Pacific while based in Singapore. Mr. Wu has over 25 years of Human Resources, Leadership Development, and Talent Acquisition experience across the Executive Search and Advertising & Media industry segments. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, Mr. Wu served as the APAC CEO of a global Executive Search organisation specialising in the Advertising, Marketing, and Communications sector. In his previous role, Mr. Wu was the Chief Talent Officer Asia Pacific for McCann Worldgroup, with previous leadership roles in Talent Management with WPP and Ogilvy. His prior experience in Executive Search focused on the Consumer & Retail sectors with international Executive Search organisations, during which time he was focused on C-Level searches across Asia Pacific. During the past 20+ years, Mr. Wu has lived in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Thailand. Being multilingual, Mr. Wu can communicate in Mandarin as well as his native English and French.
Mr. Wu holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics & Statistics from the University of Sussex and is a Certified Executive and Leadership Coach.