HONG KONG: Telecoms giant AT&T has hired Greg Brutus as regional
director of PR for Asia-Pacific.
Brutus joins from hi-tech PR agency Newell Public Relations where he was
an account director.
He replaces Miranda Duff who has relocated to join the communications
team at Concert, AT&T’s joint venture with British Telecom, in New
Reporting to Sue Fleming, international PR director at AT&T in New
Jersey, Brutus’ brief is to run PR in the Asia-Pacific region, including
PR support for two other joint ventures - Birla AT&T Communications in
India and FarEasTone in Taiwan.
While at Newell, Brutus served as senior counsel on the agency’s
technology and telecommunications clients, including Citrix Systems, New
T&T and Hong Kong Telecom. Prior to that he was a senior consultant at
Chelgate Asia for seven years where his experience included PR counsel
for mobile phone company Ericsson.
AT&T retains Newell rival Euan Barty Associates (EBA) for the region.