Hill+Knowlton Strategies announces Jun Xu as CEO, China
Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) has appointed Jun Xu to take on the role of CEO, China, with responsibility for H+K’s strategy and performance across the region, reporting to Global Chairman and CEO AnnaMaria DeSalva.
Xu brings more than 28 years' experience in agency and corporate leadership roles. He was most recently Chairman and CEO for Greater China at MSL. Prior to MSL, he was Vice President of Sustainable Business & Communications for Unilever North Asia. Xu also spent nearly 15 years at DuPont and spent nearly a decade with Burson-Marsteller, starting as the firm’s first local hire in mainland China, and advancing through a series of assignments across Asia Pacific.
QC Liang, who has been leading the market since 2016, will assume a new leadership role, bringing executive focus to the development of H+K’s business in the Greater Bay Area, including Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Shenzhen, ensuring strong strategic and creative synergies between global and local capabilities and initiatives.