Honner’s Asian agency partner Ryan Communication opens Shanghai office

14 August 2015

Ryan Communication, Asia’s leading independent strategic communication consultancy, has announced the opening of a Shanghai office, the company’s third in the region, to support increasing needs of global companies in China.

The office is headed by senior communication professional and China native, Oscar Wang. He will be responsible for developing and delivering communication strategies on behalf of clients, including financial companies, professional services firms and corporates. Wang will also advise clients on market entry communication, transactions, issues management, stakeholder engagement, media relations and social media activity.

Damien Ryan, Founder and Managing Director of Ryan Communication, said: “We are seeing an increasing number of client mandates for strategic communication support in China, particularly with ongoing market reforms, which is creating additional business opportunities for our clients

Our consultancy is also experiencing strong growth across the region, given our unique position as Asia’s leading independent strategic communication firm, and a Shanghai office is a natural evolution in our exciting story.”

Prior to joining Ryan Communication, Wang was with an international consultancy that specialises in financial and corporate communication. His role included advising international and Chinese financial institutions on communication strategy, positioning, issues management and investor relations for the Greater China region.

Oscar Wang, Head of Shanghai at Ryan Communication, said: “I am excited to join the Ryan team as we embark on the next stage of regional expansion. The team clearly brings a fresh approach to the communication industry in Asia. Ryan Communication is an industry-leader with a growing list of leading international and local clients who value a boutique approach, deep sector expertise, local knowledge and regional reach.” The Shanghai office will partner closely with Ryan Communication’s operations in Hong Kong and Singapore to deliver integrated solutions as a single company, simplifying accounting and resource allocation for global clients.

Ryan Communication, like Honner, is a member of the Global Financial Communication Network (GFC/Net www.gfcnet.com) – a prestigious financial and corporate communications agency network bringing together leading independent public relations consultancies in the world’s major financial markets. Through this network we are able to leverage global insights and contacts across the spectrum of financial PR and public policy campaigns.

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