Leon Li has been named director of Edelman‘s public affairs practice in China. Li has previously worked for the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, the Chinese embassy in Argentina, and at private banks, including the Bank of East Asia.

Richard Licata has resigned as VP of corporate communications at Showtime Networks and joined NBC Entertainment as EVP of communications, a new position. He had been with Showtime for four years. In his new position, he’ll be working under chairman Robert Greenblatt, who was also at Showtime until January. [via The Wrap]

Ephraim Cohen has joined MWW Group as EVP of technology and digital content, leading the firm’s global practice. Cohen was previously the founder of The Fortex Group and served as EVP and GM of technology at Edelman.

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