Ted C. Lau is a senior finance executive with over 25 years of experience providing financial and operational guidance to various organizations throughout Asia, United States & Europe.
Before joining CFO Centre, Ted C. Lau was the Regional CFO, Southeast Asia with Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) for 4 years. Working hand-in-hand with the Regional Chairman & CEO, Ted was part of the team that turned DAN Southeast Asia into a powerhouse agency in the Asia Pacific region. Prior to DAN, he was with Ogilvy & Mather for 16 years holding the positions of Regional CFO Asia in two of its growing units and Group Finance Director for the Singapore operation. In partnerships with numerous country heads and CEOs throughout the region, Ted had played a major role in shaping and developing various O&M offices into market leaders.
Ted started his professional career with Arthur Andersen in Los Angeles, California. After three years honing his craft, he left Arthur Andersen and joined a start-up software company in Santa Monica, California and assisted them in going public.
Ted moved to Hong Kong in the early 90s and worked for CNN International as their finance director in Asia. After three years with CNNI, he was recruited to Singapore and worked briefly with The Walt Disney Company before joining Ogilvy & Mather.
Ted graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Southern California. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California.