A Celebration of Customer Centricity in Manila

A Celebration of Customer Centricity in Manila

By Mark Alvarez · 17 December 2018 · 2 minute read

The vibe was there. You could feel it in the air. A passion to #GetClose. To do what’s right by the customer. It was November 28th, Shangri-La at the Fort, where around 100 professionals had gathered to hear how human insights lead to stories and strategies that transform customer experience. It was ABN Impact Philippines' inaugural event... and it was...

ABN Impact appoints Joe Wheller as Executive Director, Hong Kong

ABN Impact appoints Joe Wheller as Executive Director, Hong Kong

By Scott Lee · 5 November 2018 · 1 minute read

ABN Impact is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Wheller to the role of Executive Director in Hong Kong. “We are now managing over 30 insight communities on behalf of our clients in Hong Kong,” says ABN Impact Managing Director, Scott Lee. “This is giving our clients unprecedented access to what their customers feel, think, and do, through a...

Liz Berks to the fore in Singapore

Liz Berks to the fore in Singapore

By Maz Amirahmadi · 10 September 2018 · 1 minute read

Very happy to announce that Liz Berks has joined us to head up the Singapore office as Managing Director. As a member of the leadership team at Vision Critical (VC) in Sydney, Liz was well known to us. Liz spent five years at VC and T Garage focusing solely on insight communities and her experience will bring a new dimension...

Ready Steady Go… ABN Impact Philippines is up and away!

Ready Steady Go… ABN Impact Philippines is up and away!

By Maz Amirahmadi (pictured left) · 21 August 2018 · 1 minute read

We’re up and running in the Philippines, our seventh office in the region. The business in Manila will be headed by Managing Director Mark Alvarez (pictured right) who joins us from AXA Philippines. During his time with AXA, Mark set up and led the MyAXA Cafe customer community. The community initiative won the Silver Award at the Efma Accenture Innovation...

Our ABN Singapore office has moved to WeWork 71 Robinson Road

Our ABN Singapore office has moved to WeWork 71 Robinson Road

By Maz Amirahmadi · 9 April 2018 · 1 minute read

It's been great working in a shop-house environment for the past 4 years in Singapore, but time for us to move on. We're happy to keep the collaboration vibe alive in our new office at WeWork 71 Robinson Road. Pop by for a free beer...or two!! https://youtu.be/wQ1nNUVGmyo

How Top Brands Lead with Relationships

How Top Brands Lead with Relationships

By Scott Lee · 2 April 2018 · 2 minute read

Some two hundred customer experience professionals gathered in Hong Kong to discover how leading brands are building emotion-rich brand experiences, while improving customer lifetime value and market share through customer relationships. We learned firsthand how Mandarin Oriental, Asia Miles, CSL, Sun Life Financial and Infiniti Motor Company are using insight communities to take the guesswork out of multi-million-dollar initiatives with...

ABN Impact celebrates 8 years of Getting Close

ABN Impact celebrates 8 years of Getting Close

By Maz Amirahmadi · 26 February 2018 · 1 minute read

Celebrating 8 years of Impact across Asia! It’s a great pleasure to work with so many bright people at ABN Impact… and no shortage of fun thrown in (as evidenced in our Bali Get Close event earlier this month). Ask us about our work on online insight communities, design thinking workshops and other innovative aids to market research. See why...

ABN Impact appoints Ivy Cheung as Executive Director, Hong Kong

ABN Impact appoints Ivy Cheung as Executive Director, Hong Kong

By Scott Lee · 29 January 2018 · 2 minute read

ABN Impact is proud to announce the appointment of Ivy Cheung to the role of Executive Director in Hong Kong. “We are really excited to welcome Ivy to the ABN Impact team,” says ABN Impact HK Managing Director, Scott Lee. “We doubled the size of our insight community business in Hong Kong last year and Ivy is exactly the sort...

Using Insight Communities with Net Promoter Score

Using Insight Communities with Net Promoter Score

By Paddy Corr · 19 January 2018 · 1 minute read

#GetClose Client Briefing (Hong Kong) Net Promoter Score (NPS) has become part of the fabric of business for many of us. It’s everywhere! Sometimes though, that can feel more like contagion than cure. But don't reach for your hazmat suit just yet. For our first #GetClose client briefing of 2018, we were joined at WeWork in Hong Kong by research...

How to become an insights superhero!

How to become an insights superhero!

By Paddy Corr · 15 December 2017 · 1 minute read

#GetClose Client Briefing (Hong Kong) Being an insights superhero just got easier! That was the message from Peter Harris, APAC Managing Director at Vision Critical, our insight community partner. He joined a packed room of ABN clients for a briefing at our offices in WeWork, Hong Kong. It has never been more important, or more challenging, to build long-term customer...