Mr. Dumont, 47, will be responsible for the public relations agency's growth and development in Asia, where it currently has operations in Beijing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore. He joined Ruder Finn eight years ago, but has been based in Greater China for 22 years.
Mr. Dumont succeeds Louise Harris, who relocated to New York to take on global responsibilities at Ruder Finn's headquarters.
Ruder Finn's business is split into units specializing in health and wellness, global connectivity, corporate and public trust. and life and style.
In Asia, the company works with marketers such as LVMH Group, Richemont Group, Audi, Chinese sportswear company Li Ning, Roche Pharmaceuticals, Sun Microsystems, Michelin, DHL, Visa International and Emirates Airline.
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