Managing DirectorM&A / Global Communications Industry Leader
No-one has done more successful digital communications deals in Asia Pacific in the past five years than Chris. He has worked on all sides of deals, and gets outstanding results.
CMOFormer / Retail Industry Leader
Chris is without doubt the best communications advisor I have ever worked with. His skills are broad and deep. He was invaluable in guiding our company’s reputation management through very tough times.
Managing DirectorM&A / Investment banking
Chris is a trusted advisor of CEOs around Australia and the region. His mix of communications and C-suite commercial experience makes him a unique talent in the industry.
CEOFounder / Financial Services Business
You always want Chris on your team. He’s decisive, deeply experienced, connected and also has the courage to tell you what you need to hear, even though it’s not always what you want to hear.
Managing DirectorOwner / Marketing Communications Firm
Chris has been the key to rejuvenating our $15 million marketing communications business. His insights, directness and energy have inspired us to lift performance. It’s worked!
Facebook Senior LeaderSingapore / Facebook Conference
Absolutely superb. Totally energised the room and they left the conference buzzing.
Yahoo Senior LeaderAustralia / Yahoo Conference
The team LOVED the keynote, great content, strong takeaways and it was delivered with great authenticity, style and panache!
Chris Savage is one of Asia Pacific’s pre-eminent public relations, marketing communications and professional services industry leaders. His passion though, is helping leaders and businesses accelerate growth … growth in profits, courage, momentum, capability, reputation and stature.
Following a highly successful 25 year career in public relations… where his roles included Chairman of the biggest PR group in the Asia Pacific region, as an entrepreneur who founded what became one of Australia’s top three leading financial PR firms, and as the founder and CEO of what became the largest PR group in Australia’s PR history…. Chris was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Australasia’s leading marketing content and communications group. As part of his wide-ranging responsibilities between 2008 and 2015, Chris lead the group’s digital growth strategy (with digital revenues exceeding $200 million annually), led the group’s charge into Asia and was also directly responsible for all non advertising and media companies, accounting for more than half of its $500 million revenues. Business under his leadership grew on average by double digits annually.
Chris is a world renowned motivational keynote speaker, and speaks at major conferences and corporate events across Australia and the world. His weekly blog, Wrestling Possums, has 11,000 weekly followers and subscribers.
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