Holmes Report 06 Mar 2016 // 4:20PM GMT
SINGAPORE—Adam Welsh has returned to APCO Worldwide as managing director of the firm’s Singapore office. Welsh has lived and worked in Asia for more than 15 years, having worked previously for APCO throughout the region and most recently was Asia head of market entry and government relations for a cloud-software company. He is a former journalist who has worked for publications in the United States and Europe.
SYDNEY—SenateSHJ has appointed Sue Cook as partner and head of healthcare for its Australian team. Cook was most recently managing director, healthcare, at Hill+Knowlton Strategies London for more than two years. She has more than 25 years’ experience counselling clients on healthcare, biotechnology, food and nutrition, corporate communications and crisis and issues management.
BEIJING—New York-based technology specialist Cutler PR is expanding into the Asian market, with capabilities in China, Hong Kong and Singapore. StartApp, a mobile ad network recently named the fastest growing private company in New York by Inc. and Crain’s, has hired Cutler PR to execute a media relations campaign in China, alongside its ongoing US campaign.
SYDNEY—Journalists and media personality Anne Fulwood has been appointed by Ogilvy Public Relations as media director. Fulwood was a national television news anchor for both the Ten and Seven Networks; network television host for Olympic and Commonwealth Games coverage; and host, MC, facilitator and online site editor for national Telstra Business Awards programs. She has also run her own consultancy, Fulworks, for more than a decade and most recently held director of communications roles within the legal industry.
HONG KONG—Luminous Experiential MSLGroup has appointed Xavier Daurian as general manager in Hong Kong. Daurian will work closely with managing director Dave Low to further expand Luminous Experiential’s geographical presence, as well as work together with sister agencies in Publicis Groupe to allow for integrated client solutions. Daurian joins MSLGROUP from Havas, where he developed and managed events both globally and regionally in Asia.