Event Details

AMCHAM invites you a talk by crisis management expert, Jean Michel-Dumont, Head of International Strategy of Ruder Finn on Friday, February 23 from 8.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. at the AMCHAM Executive Office.

Given the zero divide between new and traditional media, smartphones have overtaken the print media in most countries as the primary news platform. Social media platforms increasingly chooses what news we see, and reputations can be built or lost at the click of a button. In this new environment, private and public sector organisations need to ensure they fully understand the evolving threats and opportunities.

How can businesses prepare and plan?
What lessons can be learned?
How concerned should management be?
How does this impact the company’s valuation?
New thinking, better outcomes for 2018.

A light breakfast with coffee and tea will be served. Seats are limited and available on a first come first serve basis. Please register early to book your seats.

Kindly contact Ms Elyna Ngu at elyna@amcham.com.my for more information.


8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Registration & Arrival of Guests
8:45 AM - 8:50 AM
Welcome Remarks by AMCHAM
8:50 AM - 10:20 AM
Keynote Presentation followed by Q&A
10:20 AM - 10:30 AM
Closing Remarks and Thank You


  • Jean-Michel Dumont (Head of International Strategy at Ruder Finn)

    Jean-Michel Dumont

    Head of International Strategy at Ruder Finn


    As Chairman of Ruder Finn Asia, he is responsible for the growth and development of Ruder Finn Asia, devising Asia-wide strategic direction for Ruder Finn and setting the tone on how the company’s business is managed. Jean Michel Dumont’s expertise has helped Ruder Finn become one of the top 3 international PR agencies in the Mainland China market and a recognized leader in several areas across Asia including luxury, corporate and CSR programs. Since 2010, he has opened three additional Ruder Finn offices in Asia, another five for sister company Thunder Communication and RFI, the digital arm of Ruder Finn and driven the acquisition of award-winning SharpeLankester as well as the China operations of Kyodo.
    To provide counsel on strategies for Asia, Jean-Michel draws on his knowledge and experience from many different types of clients from a broad spectrum of clients. In the area of corporate communications and CSR, he was involved in strategy development and led accounts that included “Challenge Bibendum”, the Global Michelin Green Mobility event, the Audi “Green Driving” campaign and the successful “Driving Dream” project, which is still recognised by UNICEF as the best Public Private Partnership in China. Mr Dumont was also involved in assisting the Beijing 2000 Olympic Bid Committee as well as the World Health Organisation and providing Beijing government communication support during the SARS outbreak in 2003 and has localised the strategy for Novartis for its GIPAP programme launch in China.

    His lengthy experience in Asia gives Mr. Dumont a thorough understanding of how to create and implement image-building programs throughout the region. These have included positioning and product launches for global clients such as Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Procter & Gamble, and the repositioning of Audi in the Chinese market.

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