BEIJING—GolinHarris has appointed Eddi Yang as vice president and general manager of its Beijing office and has promoted Sarah Chin to vice president and general manager of its Shanghai office. Both will report to Darby Doll, managing director of the agency’s China operations.
In Beijing, Yang will be responsible for day-to-day business operations, new client business development and managing the office’s major account relationships. Prior to joining GolinHarris, Yang led the Volkswagen account and played a key role in business development efforts for Ruder Finn in China. She also held management positions with Ketchum and Oglivy PR in China.
She has experience across a variety of industries including FMCG, retail, food and nutrition, information technology and telecom, and automotive and has worked with clients such as Mead Johnson Nutrition, China Mobile, Watsons, McDonalds, P&G, Wrigley, Heinz, Swatch, FedEx, Kodak, Ericsson, Allianz and Oracle.
Chin has been with GolinHarris for nine years, most recently as director and food and nutrition practice leader in Shanghai. In her new role, she will oversee business operations of GolinHarris Shanghai, in addition to continuing to build the agency’s consumer marketing and food and nutrition practices nationally. She has served clients including Coca-Cola, Unilever, Zespri New Zealand Kiwifruit, General Mills, Lee Kum Kee and Semir.