Burson-Marsteller has appointed Susan Tomsett to the new post of
managing director for China. Tomsett was previously head of B-M’s office
in Shanghai. She has taken on some responsibilities from Beijing manager
Ian Cropper, who has left B-M to return to his native Australia after
only three months in the post. Tomsett now oversees 50 staff and reports
to Steve Lyons, chairman of B-M North Asia.