Recognition, Honors and Awards

During his career, Serge Dumont has been recognized by several national governments and international organizations for his contributions to business, philanthropy, culture and education.


National Honors

Légion d’Honneur – The Legion of Honor

Chevalier des Palmes Académiques – Knight in the Order of Academic Palms

Officier des Arts et Lettres – Officer of Arts and Letters

Chevalier du Mérite Agricole – Knight, National Order of Agricultural Merit

Grand Officer, Stella della Solidarietà Italiana – Grand Officer of the Star of Italian Solidarity

Officer of the Ouissam Alaouite – Officer of the Royal Order of Al-Alaoui, Kingdom of Morocco

Officer of the Order of the Crown of Belgium


United Nations

2006 – Named Special Representative for UNAIDS, the joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS

2008 – Received Gold Medal from UNAIDS for “outstanding contributions to the AIDS response”


Select Business Awards and Appointments

PR News 2017 – Named one of PR News’ 50 Game-Changers of PR, an award that honors professionals who have accelerated the expansion and growth of brand communications

Merit Award – APAC Cristal Awards 2016: for outstanding work in the advertising industry in the past 20 years

Debrett’s Hong Kong 100 People of Influence 2015: Media – advertising, marketing, PR and broadcasting

China Advertising Association – Award for outstanding contribution to China’s advertising industry (2014)

Holmes Report – Asia-Pacific Lifetime Achievement Sabre Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement (2011)

The Internationalist – Agency Innovator 2009

Who’s Who in France, since 2007, biographical listing recognizing France’s best talents at home and overseas, and recognizing their achievements in various fields

Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur de la France – French National Committee of Foreign Trade Advisors (2003-2016)

China International Public Relations Association – Honorary Certificate, number 001, for “creative and extraordinary contributions to the development of the Chinese Public Relations Industry” (1997)