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Developing relationships in international business


 3 hours & 30 minutes

Developing relationships in international business

Please join the 85 Broads Beijing Chapter for our next dinner at In & Out (Yunnan cuisine). Our esteemed guest speakers reign as leaders in their careers and while at the helm, manage a balance with life.

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Sharon Ruwart is Director of Corporate Affairs, Asia Pacific for Mars, Incorporated, whose brands include M&Ms, Snickers, Pedigree, Whiskas and many other iconic confectionary and pet food products. Her responsibilities include corporate positioning, stakeholder relations, industry advocacy and crisis communications for Mars in the APAC region.

Prior to joining Mars in 2010, Sharon was Managing Director, Beijing for APCO Worldwide, a global public affairs consultancy with a long history in China and Asia. She consulted for a range of clients helping them develop comprehensive government relations, communications and CSR strategies for China.

Before APCO, Sharon served as China Managing Director for Elsevier Science & Technology, the world’s largest provider of scientific information.

She has lived with her family in Beijing since 2004 and first came to China as an English teacher with the Yale-China Association in 1985 in Changsha, Hunan Province and Hong Kong. She holds a BA degree from Yale and an MBA from Stanford University.
In and Out — “This airy, three-story Lijiang-themed restaurant in Sanlitun offers excellent food, Yunnanese ethnic minority waitstaff, fresh ingredients shipped in from the region and low prices. It’s busy every night with locals and foreign diners. Don’t miss the fragrant Huzhong black mushrooms or the Lijiang black bean jelly.”

1 Sanlitun Beixiaojie,
三里屯北小街1号 | 1号 Sanlitun North Alley, Chaoyang, Beijing, China
8454-0086, 6467-5235
• 6:30 pm – Registration
• 7:00 pm – Opening Remarks & Speaker Introduction
• 7:30 pm – Dinner served
Please RSVP and purchase your seats in advance before September 19:
• 200RMB / 85 Broads members
• 250RMB / Non-members

Kocoon Spa Lounge & Elixirs
OPEN Monday-Sunday, 10:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
The Opposite House, Basement 2, The Village at Sanlitun, Building 1, 11 Sanlitun Road
Chaoyang District Beijing 100027, P.R. China
010-6410 5106

D-SATA by CuR : DimSum of all things Asian
OPEN Saturday from 1 – 9 p.m. daily.
Boutique: A116 Nali Patio, #81 Sanlitun North Road
北京 朝阳区 三里屯北街81号 那里花园 1层 A116

CC Sweets
Open noon – 8 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday
6 Central Park Tower 11 # 109, Chaowai Dajie, Chaoyang district.

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85 Broads Members $31 (200RMB)
Non-Members $44 (285RMB)
Payments made to beijing85broads at gmail dot com before September 20, 2011
Purchase at the door
250RMB / 85 Broads members
300RMB / Non-members

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