With more than 26 years of professional experience, Hoang Thi Mai Huong is the Chair of Publicis Groupe Vietnam; and Chair, University Council and Member, Board of Trustees (since 2018), Fulbright University Vietnam.
Huong was the former CEO and the first General Manager at Saatchi & Saatchi Vietnam in 1995. In 1998, Huong founded Venus Communications providing strategic and creative public relations counsel to local and regional clients.
Venus Communications built a reputation as one of Vietnam’s top PR activation agencies. It was acquired by MSL in March 2016.
Prior to Saatchi and Saatchi, Huong had 5 years’ experience as a Press Officer at Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She holds an M.P.A. from Harvard University and a B.A. in International Journalism from the Moscow Institute of International Relations. She is an avid supporter of the arts.