HONG KONG: APCO Worldwide has hired Christian Murck, the former
senior country officer and MD of Chase Manhattan China, as its MD for
Murck joins APCO after five years in mainland China with Chase Manhattan
and he has more than 25 years of experience in Asia.
He was chairperson of the American Chamber of Commerce in China's Public
Policy Development Committee.
Prior to Chase Manhattan China, Murck was based in Taipei, where he ran
the then Chemical Bank's Taiwan business for five years. He reports to
APCO Asia chairman Peter Batey.
Meanwhile in Washington, APCO has taken on its first SV-P for healthcare
communications, Alixe Mattingly.
Formerly the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America head
of PA, she will be responsible for expanding the firm's north American
She reports to APCO director of public affairs Robert Schooling.