Jean-Michel Wu


Jean-Michel is APAC CEO of Grace Blue Partnership. He brings over 20 years’ talent acquisition and consulting experience to the team, 17 years of which have been focused in the Asia-Pacific region.

Before joining Grace Blue in 2016, Jean-Michel spent 2 years as Chief Talent Officer, Asia, at McCann Worldgroup.

He was responsible for building the senior management team across Asia-Pacific in 2015 and 2016, while managing talent and HR teams across region and rolling out a suite of successful talent related projects.

Jean-Michel joined McCann Worldgroup from WPP. During his ten years with the group – latterly as Regional Talent Director, Asia Pacific – Jean-Michel and his team were responsible for over 500 senior hires within the marcoms sector for both the Ogilvy Group and WPP, making them the most connected team for marketing communications talent in APAC.

During his time with the Group, WPP won the Cannes Lion ‘Group Holding Company of the Year’ award in its inaugural year, and then again in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Communications
  • Consumer
  • Consumer Products
  • Consumer Services
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Professional Services