Serge Dumont

Boston Management Limited

Serge Dumont is Chairman of Boston Management Ltd. He believes that companies must serve a purpose beyond simply making a profit, and that social responsibility is an integral part of business success. His 30-year career has been characterized by a global focus, the creation and management of companies in challenging markets, and a commitment to philanthropy and community service.

He was, from 2006 to 2018, Vice Chairman and Chairman Asia Pacific of Omnicom Group, Inc. (NYSE, OMC), a global marketing and communications holding company. As a young entrepreneur in the early 1980s, he founded China’s first independent communications group and today is widely referred to as the “father” of the country’s communications industry.

Mr. Dumont has consistently focused on delivering excellent operating results. At Omnicom, one of his key responsibilities was developing and managing the Greater China business market, the second largest advertising market after the USA. Omnicom employs over 70,000 people worldwide.

With on-the-ground business experience in Asia, Europe, and the United States, Mr. Dumont brings a deep international perspective to his endeavors. His role as a global citizen extends beyond business to encompass philanthropy particularly in the areas of health and education.

Mr. Dumont serves on the board of several academic and non profit institutions. He has received honors and awards from national governments and international organizations for his contributions to business, philanthropy, health, culture, and education, and served as a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador.

A graduate of the Sorbonne with dual degrees, Mr. Dumont also studied at Taiwan Normal University and the Political Institute in Taipei. He is fluent in English, Mandarin and French.

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