Glenn
Osaki
President, APAC, MSL

A 29-year company veteran, Glenn is the President of Publicis Groupe’s flagship strategic communications and engagement consultancy, MSLGROUP in Asia.  Relocated from Los Angeles to Shanghai in 2005, Glenn has architected a formidable development strategy that saw a fledgling 3-office, 15-staff agency transform into a regional powerhouse with 34 owned offices and over 1,500 employees through industry-leading organic growth and the acquisition of eight best-in-class agencies.  Now the largest PR agency network in Asia in terms of owned offices, staff size and revenue, MSLGROUP has been named “Asia-Pacific PR Consultancy of the Year” four times, and Glenn has also been named “Asia-Pacific PR Agency Head of the Year.”

Glenn’s Asia experience includes regional leadership for clients such as P&G, United Technologies, Coca-Cola, Walmart, Philips, J&J, Nestle, Netflix, Levi’s and numerous assignments for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and 2010 Shanghai World Expo. He also managed California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s trade missions to Tokyo in 2004 and to China (Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong) in 2005.

Prior to moving to Shanghai, Glenn was Managing Director of MSLGROUP’s Los Angeles office, which he helped grow to become the market leader. He holds an M.A. in Public Relations from the University of Southern California, School of Journalism, where he was awarded Outstanding Graduate. He was also awarded Outstanding Graduate from the University of California, San Diego, where he received his B.A. in Political Science. 

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