NEW YORK—Burson-Marsteller has named Curtis Chin managing director of global business and client development. Chin will focus on working with the firm’s senior leadership in the United States, Latin America, Europe and Asia-Pacific to build global business, across geographic borders and practice areas.
Chin also continues in his client leadership roles as a managing director in Burson-Marsteller’s U.S. public affairs practice and as the first U.S.-based managing director in the firm’s Asia-Pacific operations, serving as an ambassador and liaison to select U.S. and European clients and team members throughout the Asia-Pacific region. He reports to Mark Penn, the firm’s worldwide president and chief executive officer.
Chin has worked in the firm’s Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Washington, D.C., and New York offices. He also served in the Administration of President George H.W. Bush as a special assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce. During the administration of President George W. Bush, Chin served on the U.S. Department of State’s advisory committee on cultural diplomacy.