6:30PM Cocktail Reception; 7:00PM Panel Discussion
Event Fee: $25 Members, $40 Non-members, $10 Students
Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006
We’ve all read the headlines about the Chinese market excitement—the strong entrepreneurship, the explosive wealth, the emerged young middle class, the global shopping and travel. But how is the Chinese consumer really evolving, what is new now and may come next? Having focused on the Chinese consumer for past 25 years, Andrew Wu will share his insights. Join him in conversation with China Institute’s Director of Programs, Dinda Elliott.
Andrew Y. WU
LVMH Greater China Group President
Andrew Wu oversees the rapid business evolution of a 70+ brand portfolio in the Chinese marketplace and has personally witnessed the extraordinary transformation of the Chinese consumer. A leading authority on Chinese consumer trends and influential professional for luxury brands and retail development in the region, Andrew Wu was born and raised in Shanghai. After living in Canada 1980~1993, he returned as head of Dior cosmetics in China under LVMH to pioneer local luxury marketing and retail distribution between 1993~2000. During 2000~2005, he joined Sony Music Entertainment as its Vice President for Asia to develop the Chinese entertainment business. He re-joined LVMH as Group head of Greater China.