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ASG Welcomes Kenneth Jarrett as Senior Advisor

December 11, 2018

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG), the premier global strategy firm, announced today that Kenneth Jarrett has joined as a Senior Advisor, based in Shanghai, China.

Mr. Jarrett brings decades of business and diplomatic experience in China and across East Asia to ASG clients. Most recently, he spent five years as President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.

“Ken has a deep understanding of the U.S.-China bilateral relationship honed from decades on the front line of government and business affairs in Beijing, Shanghai, and Washington,” said ASG Chair Madeleine K. Albright. “China remains a highly important market for foreign investors and companies, and Ken’s insights and wise counsel will be of great value to ASG’s clients.”

“Ken is a seasoned and highly capable expert in commercial diplomacy and has advised many businesses in achieving long term success in the China market,” said Jin Ligang, ASG Principal and Chairman of ASG China. “Our clients value ASG’s expertise and local capabilities, and Ken will be a great addition to our team here in China.”

Under Mr. Jarrett’s leadership, the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, the largest American business chamber in the Asia-Pacific region, helped hundreds of companies establish and grow their networks in China and navigate operational and regulatory challenges.

Previously, Mr. Jarrett was a distinguished diplomat whose positions included service as Consul General in Shanghai, and as Deputy Consul General in Hong Kong. His 26-year foreign service career also included postings in Beijing, Chengdu, and Singapore. His government roles in Washington, DC, included serving as Director of Asian Affairs at the White House National Security Council. Following his government service Mr. Jarrett served as Chairman of Greater China for APCO Worldwide.

With nearly three dozen full-time professionals based in Beijing, Shanghai, and Washington, DC, ASG’s China practice helps clients overcome challenges, build relationships, and succeed in China.

Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG) is the premier global strategy and commercial diplomacy firm. We help clients understand and successfully navigate the intersection of public, private, and social sectors in international markets. ASG’s worldwide team has served clients in more than 110 countries. To learn more, visit albrightstonebridge.com.

Contact: Mary Clare Rigali mrigali@albrightstonebridge.com