Au Sau Man, Lily
Motto: “Focus on the HOW, Stop explaining why not”
Miss Lily Au has 27 years of experience in Fast Moving Consumer Goods industry. She was the former Managing Director of General Mills, heading North South East Asia region. Haagen-Dazs, Wan Chai Ferry Dumpling, Nature Valley are the popular brands in the region. In the past 18 years, through innovation and perseverance, Lily built Haagen-Dazs and Wan Chai Ferry to top brands in the participating categories.
Shaping a “Change-embracing” corporate culture was one of her key success weapon in driving out-performed market growth. Her motto: “Focus on the HOW, Stop explaining why not” was an important strategic thinking and was deep-rooted in her team.
Lily believes it is people who make a company stands out from the rest. Embracing change drive people growth and company growth. It is Lily’s mission to share her growth journey especially on how to activate her motto into a real business weapon with the young leaders.
Before joining General Mills, Miss Au spent 9 years in Swire Coca-Cola and several other FMCG companies. Lily holds a Master Degree in Business Administration.