Claire Li
Claire Li

Hill+Knowlton Strategies has appointed Claire Li, who most recently led communications for Starbucks China, CEO of its Greater China region.

Li, who has nearly 30 years of PR experience, handled Ford Motor’s and General Electric’s communications in China.

Earlier in her career, she was a member of H+K’s corporate communications practice in Hong Kong, and did stints in China for FleishmanHillard and APCO Worldwide.

“Claire has a proven track record developing rich, transformational communication strategies for some of the world’s most important brands, and I am delighted to welcome her back to H+K in this key leadership role,” said AnnaMaria DeSalva, H+K CEO.

H+K has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Hong Kong.

WPP owns H+K.