Grace Gu advises, recruits and helps retain leaders for both Fortune 500 and local leading companies in Retail, Consumer Products & Services and Consumer Digital & Media industries. She is a key member of the firm’s Digital Transformation practice and assists clients address the impact that innovation and transformation has on organizations and leadership in the Asia Pacific region. Grace is based in Shanghai.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Grace founded and ran Shanghai Camedeo Internet Corporation, an Internet company which serves as a bridge between stylish foreign brands and the Chinese market through digital marketing and E-Commerce. Before that, she worked for STAR, part of News Corporation, as General Manager for Channel [V], where she was responsible for the total operations of the business in China. Previously, she was the Senior Marketing Manager with the China Division of Elle, Hachette Filipacchi Media. During her wide range of media experience, Grace advised advertisers from leading consumer products companies in improving their branding and marketing performance. Earlier, Grace began her professional career at Zhejiang Radio & TV Group, a large Chinese state-owned media corporation, where she worked as Editor, Producer and Director of the International Communications Department.
Grace received her B.A. in management of foreign affairs from Shanghai Foreign Studies University. She received her M.B.A. from INSEAD, France. Grace is fluent in Chinese, English and French.
消费品和零售, 数字、媒体和娱乐, 数字化领导力, 营销高管, 家族企业, 数字化