NEW YORK: Ruder Finn has acquired the Asia-Pacific portfolio of SharpeLankester, a consultancy that specializes in crisis comms, reputation management, and investor relations, the agency said Tuesday.
As part of the process, Ruder Finn has appointed Charles Lankester to the role of SVP of reputation management for Asia-Pacific, based in Hong Kong. He will be responsible for the firm’s Hong Kong client-service, management, and business operations in the role.
The firm also named Cynthia Wan, most recently press and information officer in the European Union’s office for Hong Kong and Macao, as director of Ruder Finn Hong Kong.
SharpeLankester was founded in 2012.