Laurel Teo joins as vice president, Singapore, from Singaporean newspaper Business Times. Teo, a Singaporean national, finishes an eight year career at Singapore newspapers.
Since its launch in the summer of 2005, FD's Asia Pacific team has grown to around 50 PR and IR consultants across five offices in the region.
Teo will advise FD clients in the region included Standard Bank, RGM International and the Dubai Mercantile Exchange on corporate and financial communications.
'Singapore is a key centre for any international consultancy which is serious about doing business in Asia, and we see a local presence as a core strategic component of our regional development,' said FD CEO Asia Diana Footitt.