Monica Au is the managing director of the Hong Kong office of
Landor Associates. She is responsible for the operational
management of the office and Landor's business development in south
China, Taiwan, and Southeast Asia. She also oversees the growth of
key client relationships.
Monica became client managing director and general manager of
the Hong Kong office of Landor in 2001, responsible for building
key client relationships and overseeing the day-to-day office
operations. Her branding and design expertise, coupled with her
relationship style, has resulted in numerous successful
partnerships with such clients as Danone, Philip Morris, and
Procter & Gamble.
Monica began her career with Landor in 1989 as design director,
working on a wide range of branding projects including EVA Air,
Kodak, Palmolive, resident Enterprises, San Miguel Corporation,
SilkAir, Singapore Post, and Singapore Telecom.
After leaving Landor in 1994 to become creative director for
Tong, McKnew & Nachtigall, she worked with companies including
Amoy, Kraft, Nestlé Dairy Farm, Philip Morris, and Standard
In 1997, she rejoined Landor as creative director, with over a
decade of branding expertise in a wide range of industries. She
directed major Asia Pacific projects, such as Brand Hong Kong,
CITIC Ka Wah Bank, Digital China, First Choice, Kelon, Midea, New
World, and Tetra Pak.
Monica received an honors degree in graphic design from the
Central School of Art in London. She has also worked in England and
Canada and is fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.