Edelman Appoints International Execs, Japan President

Ross Rowbury will join Edelman on May 1st as President, Japan, the agency said today. Rowbury [pictured] was formerly Senior Managing Director and COO at PRAP, Japan’s largest independent PR firm.

Kuniko Okuwaki will join Edelman Japan as Deputy Managing Director effective April 1st. Kuniko joins from from Hill & Knowlton Japan, where she served as president.

Kajsa Wilhelmsson will join Edelman as Director of European Health Public Affairs on April 1st to lead health public policy and advocacy for Edelman’s European Health Practice. Wilhelmsson joins from European think-thank Health Consumer Powerhouse.