Edelman China taps Nair as COO

Edelman China have created a new management level, appointing Sanjay Nair as chief operating officer to strengthen Edelman's China business.Nair brings 17 of experience to the role, having worked in India, Singapore and Chinaacross a broad range of disciplines. He will oversee all vertical practice for Edelman Asia Pacific and provide strategic counsel to clients such as HP, Microsoft and Samsung.

He will report to Steven Cao, chief executive officer of DJE China Group.

"Our clients will no doubt benefit from Sanjay's multi-geography experience and wealth of cross-cultural leadership," Cao said in a statement.

Prior to joining Edelman, Sanjay served as senior director at Text 100 India, where he led a team responsible for providing strategic counsel to clients including Microsoft, SAP, American Express, Amadeus, BCG and NASSCOM.