SHANGHAI—Hill+Knowlton Strategies has appointed Helen Yang as vice president to head the consumer and retail practice in China. Yang brings more than20 years of experience to H+K, including senior communication roles at Wal-Mart, Carrefour, Metro Cash & Carry and IHG. Most recently, Yang was with Tsinghua Tusholdings Industrial Fund where she was partner.
MUMBAI—MSLGroup India has promoted Amrit Ahuja, a 20-year agency veteran who heads the technology practice for MSLGroup in Asia, to lead 20:20 MSL as managing director. In addition, Viju George, who has spent nearly 19 years with the firm, has been elevated to head Publicis Consultants Asia—the firm’s latest offering—as managing director. Ahuja and Viju fill the roles vacated by Chetan Mahajan, who is leaving the firm after 18 years.
SYDNEY—Anastasia Jones, most recently with Blackie McDonald, has launched Communication Ink Australia, which offers outsourced marketing communication for agencies and in-house teams within the wine and B2B/B2C technology industries. Jones previously ran Next Marketing Communication in Hong Kong for three-and-a-half years.