Communications agency Cohn & Wolfe has appointed Harriet Gaywood as managing director of the agency in mainland China.
She will replace outgoing Cohn & Wolfe China MD Lydia Shen,
Based in Shanghai, Gaywood will oversee offices in Beijing and Shanghai. She will work closely with the China leadership team to advance business opportunities and develop employee training programmes.
Gaywood previously worked as business director for ReuterPR and was formerly executive director of Grayling China.
“We want to continue driving success and have an aggressive expansion strategy in the APAC region and China,” said Donna Imperato, CEO at Cohn & Wolfe Group.
“Harriet’s wealth of experience coupled with her considerable local market knowledge will be a significant asset to our business.”