Burson-Marsteller Appoints Simon Pangrazio President and CEO Asia Pacific.HONG KONG Hong Kong (hŏng kŏng), Mandarin Xianggang, special administrative region of China, formerly a British crown colony (2005 est. pop. 6,899,000), land area 422 sq mi (1,092 sq km), adjacent to Guangdong prov. -- Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations public relations, activities and policies used to create public interest in a person, idea, product, institution, or business establishment. By its nature, public relations is devoted to serving particular interests by presenting them to the public in the most and public affairs Those public information, command information, and community relations activities directed toward both the external and internal publics with interest in the Department of Defense. Also called PA. See also command information; community relations; public information. consultancy, today announced it has appointed Simon Pangrazio as President and Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific effective January 1, 2008. Pangrazio, who has been with the firm for 11 years, will report to Burson-Marsteller CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. Mark Penn and joins the company's global leadership team. Pangrazio succeeds Bill Rylance, who becomes Chairman, Asia Pacific and the company's Vice Chairman for Global Development.
Pangrazio is based in Hong Kong and will assume leadership of the firm's wholly-owned network of offices through-out the Asia Pacific region. The network includes offices in India, Singapore, Indonesia, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan and Australia. Pangrazio will work with the regional and global leadership teams to expand the firm's geographic footprint in the Asia Pacific region, service and grow existing client relationships, develop new business opportunities, further differentiate its suite of digital services and continue to attract and develop the strongest industry talent.
"Simon's appointment from within Burson-Marsteller demonstrates the depth of our leadership team in Asia Pacific," said Mark Penn. "Asia Pacific is a critical growth market for Burson-Marsteller as well as for many of our clients. This appointment will help keep the region strong through a continuity of focus and a smooth transition of leadership."
Pangrazio, 41, joined Burson-Marsteller in 1996 in Melbourne and has held senior country, sub-regional, client leadership and corporate practice roles during tenures in Singapore, Tokyo, Beijing and Hong Kong. He has had a critical role in driving the firm's strategic direction in Asia Pacific as a member of the region's senior leadership team since 2000. Currently, Pangrazio is Regional Managing Director for North Asia North Asia or Northern Asia is a subregion of Asia. The most common definition of the term is;
During his career, Pangrazio has provided senior counsel to major multi-national companies and organizations in sectors including banking and financial services The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view of the subject.
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Before joining Burson-Marsteller, Pangrazio was an associate director at another major public relations consultancy and worked for seven years in corporate affairs roles with financial services provider National Mutual, which now operates as AXA AXA Anguilla, Anguilla (Airport Code)
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Originally from Australia, Pangrazio has a Bachelor of Arts in public relations from the Royal Melbourne Royal Melbourne, a high class neighborhood in Chicago's North Shore, is both a residential community and Greg Norman designed golf course. The neighborhood houses some of Chicago's elite professionals, including world-renowned lawyers, doctors, and athletes. Institute of Technology.
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