HONG KONG: Edelman has named Cornelia Kunze, previously its CEO for Germany, vice chairman of its Asia-Pacific region.
Effective October 1, Kunze will support David Brain, president and CEO of the Asia-Pacific region. She will focus on developing the consumer and brand planning offerings in APAC, as well as working with the firm's German clients in the region, such as BMW and Osram. She will also support Robert Holdheim, MD of Edelman India, on business development in that country.
Based in Mumbai, Kunze will report to Brain. The position is newly created.
Edelman will announce Kunze's replacement this month.