Karen Williams will join Gavin Anderson's Hong Kong team as senior executive, where she will be responsible for strengthening the company's corporate communications and media teams.

Williams, who joins Gavin Anderson from AXA Investment Managers, has a strong background in public relations and marketing. In her former position she was involved in the corporate communications and brand marketing of AXA's Hong Kong office.

Commenting on Williams' appointment, John Holland, CEO of Gavin Anderson Hong Kong says: "Karen will provide additional support to our corporate sector. Her understanding of the finance services markets will also boost our capabilities with regard to key client programs."

Gavin Anderson has also announced the promotion of Eda Yek to senior executive. Yek joined the company two years ago as a research coordinator before moving into client service.