SEASONED EXECUTIVE WITH 16 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN CAPITAL MARKETS, FINANCE AND COMMUNICATIONS
New York, NY and Beijing, China – July 19, 2017 – ICR, a leading strategic communications and advisory firm, today announced the appointment of capital markets veteran Robin Yang as Managing Director. As a senior team member of ICR’s strategic advisory practice for Asia-based companies, Ms. Yang will lead investor relations efforts in the TMT and consumer sectors and support ICR’s growing service offering for integrated public relations and digital media programs.
Bill Zima, Head of ICR’s Asia practice, commented, “We are excited to bring Robin on board and to strengthen our capabilities and leadership position in Asia, a key focus of ICR’s business since 2006. Robin’s well-rounded experience in a variety of key capital markets roles and executive management positions is an ideal background to understand the challenges faced by our clients and to drive value through the development and implementation of sophisticated global communications strategies.”
Ms. Yang has 16 years of institutional capital markets, finance, and accounting experience. She began her career as a sell-side research analyst covering the US enterprise software sector. Subsequently, she worked as a multi-industry buy-side analyst covering investment opportunities in the Greater China region. Later in her career, she worked as a Chief Financial Officer for fast-growing technology companies in China and as a consultant advising Chinese companies on cross-border capital raising and mergers and acquisitions.
Ms. Yang is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), holds an MBA from the University of Arkansas and is certified by the Shanghai Stock Exchange as a board secretary. She is fluent in both Mandarin Chinese and English.
Established in 1998, ICR partners with companies to optimize transactions and execute strategic communications programs that achieve business goals, build credibility and enhance long-term enterprise value. The firm’s highly differentiated service model, which pairs capital markets veterans with senior communications professionals, brings deep sector knowledge and relationships to more than 500 clients in approximately 20 industries. Today, ICR is one of the largest and most experienced independent communications and advisory firms in North America maintaining offices in New York, Norwalk, Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Beijing.