Doug Buemi has rejoined Cohn & Wolfe as vice chairman and regional director for Asia Pacific, based in Bangkok.
In this newly created position, Buemi will oversee the agency’s nine offices in Asia, working closely with regional market leaders to help grow the agency’s business, build capabilities and develop talent.
He will also advise on global strategy and partner with Donna Imperato, Cohn & Wolfe CEO, to expand the agency’s presence in the region.
Buemi joins the agency from Ogilvy Public Relations, where he was regional executive ject advisor in Asia Pacific, but previously held the role of vice chairman, Los Angeles market leader and Western Region CEO for Cohn & Wolfe, where he established the agency’s presence in China in 2006.
Donna Imperato, CEO of Cohn & Wolfe, described him as a proven leader.
The win come as the Hong Kong office Cohn & Wolfe-impactasia will handle media relations for Ovolo Hotels as it readies to launch a new project on Wong Chuk Hang Road and plans to expand internationally.