Beijing, China– April 9, 2008 –Ogilvy PR in China announced today the appointment of Lucy Chen to the position of Chief Media Trainer to support its growing business in the Mainland, covering offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Fuzhou and Shenzhen.
Lucy Chen is a native of Beijing with work experience in the United States and Hong Kong. Chen has been working in the public relations industry for the past 14 years. She began her career with American Express and joined Burson-Marsteller's Beijing office in 1993. After 10 years with Burson-Marsteller, Chen joined Edelman Public Relations in Beijing in 2003. Chen has a deep understanding of the media environment in China and extensive experience in training executives on how to conduct interviews.
"We are seeing enormous growth in the demand from both our local and multinational client base for media advisory services, and Lucy is among the very best in the China market. We are delighted she has joined our team," commented Scott Kronick, China President of Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide.
At Ogilvy PR, Chen will be based in Beijing and work across Ogilvy PR's practice groups to provide a dedicated media training and coaching product. She links with professional media coaches throughout the world to bring this dedicated service to Ogilvy PR's clients in the Mainland.
Ms. Alexandra Robinton
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide
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