Chris Savage is one of Asia Pacific’s pre-eminent public relations, marketing and communications industry leaders. But that’s not his passion. What drives Chris and is shaping his career today is helping leaders and businesses accelerate growth …. growth in profits, courage, momentum, capability, reputation, efficiency, effectiveness, and growth in stature.
Following a highly successful 25 year career in public relations… where his roles included Chariman of the biggest PR group in the region and as an entrepreneur who started what became one of Australia’s leading financial PR firms…. Chris was appointed Chief Operating Officer of STW Group, Australasia’s leading marketing content and communications group. As part of his wide-ranging responsibilities between 2008 and 2015 Chris lead the group’s digital growth strategy, led the group’s charge into Asia and also was directly responsible for all STW’s non advertising and media companies within the group, accounting for half of STW’s $500 million revenues. Businesses under his leadership grew on average by double digits annually.
Chris is an accomplished keynote speaker and speaks at major conferences across the world. He thrives on helping others achieve their potential- to be the very best they can be. It’s what he battles to do for himself everyday. His weekly blog, Wrestling Possums, is read by more than 10,000 followers and subscribers a week.
Chris resigned from his STW role in February to focus all his energies in building his new business, The Savage Company, which focusses on helping leaders accelerate growth. He plans to spend the rest of his career inspiring others to achieve personal and professional growth – it’s what he loves doing.