Ambrose Chan joined DSG International (Thailand) PLC, as Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the South East Asian markets in May 2008 and has assumed the overall responsibility of Asia since December 2009. He was appointed as Director of DSGT, DSGMSB, DSGML, DSGS, PTDSG and DMS.
Ambrose started his regional management career in 1998. He was Chief Executive for the Asia Pacific Region and a Member of the Global Executive Board of Novartis Consumer Health S.A. from 1998 to 2002, and Associated British Foods & Beverages (ABF PLC) from 2003 to 2004, both based in Singapore. Prior to joining DSG, he was the Chief Executive Officer for Vitasoy International Holdings Ltd. from July 2004 to July 2007 in Hong Kong. And he was the Managing Director for Vasen Strategies Limited in August 2007.
Prior to his regional assignments, Ambrose was General Manager of Special Projects and Strategic Planning & Investments Director with the Henderson Group focusing on the hotels and retail portfolio in Greater China. Ambrose embarked upon his general management career in 1990 as General Manager of Nestle China Ltd. (HK and Macau) upon moving back from the UK where he served as Marketing and Business Development Director of DSG (UK) Limited. Prior to this, Ambrose acquired his international marketing expertise with Procter & Gamble AG, in Switzerland where he was Marketing Manager for the Far East & Middle East markets.
Since September, 2007, Ambrose has been appointed Adjunct Professor of the Department of Management (part-time MBA Programme), the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He earned his MBA, General Management & Marketing, Ivey Business School, Canada in 1982 and a BBA (Hons.) degree from CUHK in 1978. He has been a Fellow Member of Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD) since March 2014.