McDonald's Veteran Gilligan to Lead APCO's Beijing Office
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McDonald's Veteran Gilligan to Lead APCO's Beijing Office

Greg Gilligan, former general manager of corporate affairs and senior director of operations for McDonald’s China, has been appointed managing director of APCO Worldwide’s Beijing office.

Paul Holmes

BEIJING—Greg Gilligan, former general manager of corporate affairs and senior director of operations for McDonald’s China, has been appointed managing director of APCO Worldwide’s Beijing office, reporting to Murray King, managing director for the firm’s Greater China operations. Gilligan will oversee daily operations and client service for APCO in Beijing.

 

Before heading McDonald’s corporate affairs function, Gilligan was general manager of the company’s operations in Southeast China. In that role, Gilligan acquired substantial experience on the commercial side of conducting business in China, where he oversaw all business functions including marketing, managed a fully Chinese-staffed division to place first in the firm’s sales ranking, and converted the Chinese cooperative partnership to a wholly owned foreign enterprise, among other achievements.

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