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Edelman

Firms set for move to miss trade talks

Some companies in Wan Chai are preparing to move their operations from the area during December's World Trade Organisation conference.

Businesses in the area are drawing up contingency plans for coping with any disruption.

Monday, 10 October, 2005, 12:00am

Article met disclosure

The August 11 edition of Sunday Money ran a Letter to the Editor asserting that my July 7 article, under the heading 'Reality checklist helps players hear over company clamour', failed to disclose that my firm, Edelman Public Relations, and I are serving as advisers to First Pacific Company in its attempt to sell two-thirds of its interests in the Philippines.

8 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Transparency-culture values mean openness in bad times

Asian companies will face increasing pressure to improve the way they communicate with the market and abandon their tendency to 'retreat into the background' in tough times, according to a public relations expert.

1 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Edelman's Dumont on the move

Serge Dumont, who spearheaded the growth of Edelman China during the past three years, is leaving the American-based public relations firm to pursue personal interests as of January 1 next year.

He will be succeeded as Edelman's president of North Asia by David Chard, currently managing director of Edelman Taiwan, an agency the firm acquired in May.

22 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

Edelman picks up 'plum' in China

PUBLIC relations firm Edelman has won a contract with Eastman Chemical that will involve significant media relations work for its local and mainland offices.

Under the 12-month agreement, Edelman will provide media monitoring and training, government relations and crisis management for the American firm's operation in Hong Kong and joint ventures in China.

13 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Firm links

EDELMAN has bought the Japanese PR firm MediaWorks, which it will merge with its Japanese office.

13 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Edelman row sorted out

DANIEL J. Edelman has concluded talks with Peter Sherwood over the right to use the Edelman name in Hong Kong.

Mr Edelman is chairman and chief executive officer of public relations company Daniel J. Edelman Incorporated and Edelman Public Relations Worldwide.

12 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

Mystery boss due to appear

REMEMBER January 1988. Yes, the economy was booming and the world's hopes were pinned on China, whose enlightened communist rulers seemed far more in tune than their European and Russian counterparts.

You may also remember the case of the Shui On Centre and its stunning $2.5 billion purchase by the shadowy mainland firm, Zhong Shan International Investments.

15 May 1994 - 12:00am