Roger Wang

Vice-President of GCMF

 

Roger Wang, a Singapore citizen, currently serves as the President of Marketing Institute of Singapore (MIS) since March 2014, is also the Director of Essential Werkz Pte Ltd, Executive Committee of Singapore Association of Convention & Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers, and also the President of Pixel Inc. Singapore Pte Ltd.

In November 2017, Roger was appointed as one of the Directors of Seacare Hospitality (UK) Limited. Seacare Hospitality (UK) Limited managed the following 8 hotels: The Big Sleep Hotel CARDIFF, The Big Sleep Hotel CHELTENHAM, The Big Sleep Hotel EASTBOURNE, The Victoria Hotel, Columba Hotel, Best Western Plus Milford Hotel, Crown Spa Hotel and Best Western Queen’s Hotel.

With over 20 years of experience in the Marketing and Sales Industry, Roger expertise is Development of Marketing Strategies, Market Research, creating break-through ideas, new product development, events and exhibition, branding, media plans, and marketing planning.

He has also done marketing and promotion campaign designs for top brands such as M1, Starhub, Sony, Huawei, LG, HSBC, POSB, Standard Chartered Bank, and many more.

Roger believes that marketing management is a varied career, each product has different challenges and opportunities. And a Managing Director needs to prove that he is capable of managing a variety of tasks simultaneously, attracting new business and delivering successful results that meets business needs.

A demonstration of practical skills and a proven track record will lead him to success in the industry.

History

  • Director of Essential Venture Enterprise, currently known as Essential Werkz Pte Ltd, 1999 – present
  • President of Marketing Institute of Singapore, March 2014 – till now
  • President of Karate-do Union of Singapore, February 2015 – till now
  • Vice President of Shitoryu Karate Association, January 2015 – till now
  • Head of Department in Sales & Marketing for Unicorn Oil Pte Ltd, 1997 – 1999
  • Senior Sales & Marketing Manager of Singapore Plastic Centre, 1996 – 1997
  • Senior Sales & Marketing Manager of Family Health Food Pte Ltd, 1993 – 1995
  • Ministry of Home Affairs, Singapore Police Force, 1985—1992

Background

  • University College Dublin (UCD)
    • MSc’10, Outstanding Alumnus Award 2014
    • Obtained Masters of Science (Marketing) with Honours in 2010
  • The World Shitoryu Karatedo Federation,
    • Obtained Shitoryu Karate Association 2nd Dan, July 2013
    • Obtained Shitoryu Karate Association 1st Dan, August 1995
  • International Association of Exhibitions and Events
    • Certified Exhibition Manager
  • 2011 Successful Entrepreneur (Platinum Category)
  • Nanyang Technology University
    • Certified completed course for Effective Event Management 2006
  • Ngee Ann Polytechnic
    • Certificate of participation for Debate’84 for Tertiary Institution

Talks and interviews

  • Video interview by Kaplan Singapore on being UCD Alumnus of the year 2014 – Singapore (December 2014)
  • Represented Singapore as a panel speaker from ASEAN region in the Kellogg Innovation Network, ASEAN Forum 2014 – Jakarta, Indonesia. (December 2014)
  • Interviewed by 93.8 Live FM on Digital Marketing – Singapore (November 2014)
  • Interviewed by Ceylon Today on Singapore Events Management (October 2014)
  • Advertisement in Headhunter on UCD MSc Marketer (2 May – 15 May 2013, issue 127)
  • Interview in Chinese New Paper 职场9 to 5, 咖啡时光 segment (26 July 2011)

Appointments

In June 2016, Roger was appointed as the Chief Representative for The China Council for Promotional of International Trade (CCPIT) Commercial Sub Council for Singapore.

In November 2017, Roger was appointed as one of the Directors of Seacare Hospitality (UK) Limited. Seacare Hospitality (UK) Limited managed the following 8 hotels: The Big Sleep Hotel CARDIFF, The Big Sleep Hotel CHELTENHAM, The Big Sleep Hotel EASTBOURNE, The Victoria Hotel, Columba Hotel, Best Western Plus Milford Hotel, Crown Spa Hotel and Best Western Queen’s Hotel.

In April 2018, Roger was appointed as Patron of Punggol East Citizens’ Consultative Committee till 31st March 2020.