June 20, 2018 – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) has opened a new office in Shenzhen, adding to existing operations in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. Additionally, Florence Ouyang, former Global Communications Director for TCL Communication, has joined as Director to lead the growing South China team, bringing more than 18 years of experience to the role.
Said H+K China President and CEO QC Liang: “Florence’s appointment and our opening in Shenzhen formalizes work we have underway with some of China’s biggest brands in Shenzhen – this work is helping them achieve domestic and global ambitions while providing access to the best of H+K internationally.”
Fiona Parker, H+K APAC Regional Technology Director, adds: “Shenzhen is called the Silicon Valley of China for a reason. It’s an incredible tech and innovation hub, developing at a rapid pace. As our tech capabilities and teams across southern China continue to strengthen, we’re excited for H+K Shenzhen to play a key role in our service offering.”
Fiona continues, “As well as supporting key players in the tech world, the Pearl River Delta region is increasingly important to us for fintech – a space where we’re seeing rapid growth as we continue to blend our deep expertise in technology with H+K’s experienced financial services team in Hong Kong.”
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