June 11 2018  |  Industry News

All About JuE Wong, Global CEO, Moroccanoil

By Jas Ryat

JuE Wong, Global CEO, Moroccanoil, enjoys spending time with her family

Q: Where were you born and raised?

A: Singapore

Q: If you attended post-secondary school, what did you study?

A: Double Degree in Law and Political Science/ Economics

Q: Are you married? Do you have children? 

A: Yes and I have two children

Q: What is your favorite movie?

A: Casablanca

Q: What is the last book you read?

A: Steve Jobs Biography 

Q: What would you choose as your last meal?

A: Ramen Noodles

Q: What is your favorite drink?

A: Tea

Q: Do you have a passion in your life (or more than one)? 

A: Dogs and dogs. There is a reason that dog is God spelt backwards 

Q: Do you have a pet (or more than one)? If so, what is the animal and name? 

A: I had two dogs that were with the family for 14 and 17 years- Toby and Gizmo 

Q: Do you prefer country or city?

A: It depends on my mood. If I want to just get away then the country

Q: What is your favorite place to vacation?

A: Lisbon at this time. For the longest time it was Paris

Q: What’s the first thing you do in a new place?

A: Get out and just walk everywhere and then hit the museums

Q: If you could choose any place in the world to live, where would it be?

A: Paris

Q: Where and when were you happiest in your life?

A: In Hong Kong from 1987-1994 where the family was altogether. My late husband and I were expatriates in this city of possibilities. My children were just starting school and coming home with stories and art projects to share

Q: What in the world would you most like to change?

A: Inequality for women in all ways - from pay to representation in the board room

Q: What about yourself would you most like to change?

A: Putting my loved ones first. I know it, but when push comes to shove, work always takes precedence

Q: What is the most important piece of advice anyone ever gave you?

A: If you want to be promoted train your own self replacement

Q: What is something about you that most people would find surprising?

A: I have been in the presence of some really great and awful high profile leaders and I am keeping these details for a book perhaps!

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