Aged 51, has been the Group Chief Marketing Officer since January 2010. Mr Au is responsible for providing strategic corporate and functional marketing services to the group. Mr Au held senior positions with global luxury brands at headquarters as Chief
Marketing Officer at Ermenegildo Zegna Group in Milan, Italy, and International
Communication Director at Celine in Paris, France.
With LVMH group, Mr Au started as the Marketing & Communication Director for Louis Vuitton in Asia Pacific, the largest territory of the Louis Vuitton group. He played a key role in growing the Asian market, contributing substantially to sales revenue worldwide.
Mr Au attended the University of Southern California, where he studied Fine Arts, then transferred to Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, to pursue Graphic Design and Art Direction. He then started his retail career at Bloomingdale’s, New York. He
later worked at R.H. Macy & Co Inc in New York developing all private label
brands for all Macy’s network of stores.
He has extensive luxury, retail, and marketing and communications experience.