Sorry Donald--TransMedia Group Opens Office in Beijing and Appoints Former Office Depot China Sourcing Manager to Boost Trade

Sep 20, 2011, 08:26 ET from TransMedia Group

BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorry Donald, the international PR firm TransMedia Group ( believes it's better to be friends with China and has opened an office in Beijing dedicated to doing that.

The international PR firm named Jia Jie ( Executive VP, China-U.S. Public Relations and Marketing. She will head its China operations and manage subsidiary, The firm's clients in China include Cince, operator of Yuguiyuan theme park and luxury hotel in Tianjin, China's third largest city.  

According to TransMedia Group's founder and CEO Tom Madden, Jia will divide her time between China and the U.S. promoting trade and commerce between U.S. and China.

"Contrary to Trump, instead of a trade war with China, we see infinitely more benefits flowing from a deeper friendship between our two countries," said Madden. "To paraphrase a mascot tuna, 'Sorry, Donald, but China is not looking for pundits with "good taste," but partners for good trade.'"

Jia Jie was born in Tianjin, China where she graduated from Tianjin University with a bachelor's degree in business management and MBA. In 1993 she earned a Master's degree in computer engineering from FAU.  

In China she was director of sales and marketing at Vanke, the largest real estate developer in China. In the U.S. she worked at Office Depot worldwide headquarters. Her positions were E-commerce category manager, global sourcing manger. 

She also was senior director of global sourcing and the country manger in China for EverGreen Enterprises Inc., in charge of the sourcing department of "Plow & Hearth" and "Wind & Weather," subsidiaries of Evergreen Enterprises Inc. In 2008 she created her own company, Top Information Technology Co., Ltd. in Hefei, China.

Among her awards are "Outstanding Young Business Woman" presented by the Tianjin Government.  She also was nominated for "Top 1000 Talented Business Leaders" selected by China central government and  received first " Top 100 Talented Business Leaders" award from the government of Anhui province.

TransMedia Group is a full-service, multi-lingual public relations and marketing firm serving clients worldwide since 1981.  

Earlier this year, the multi-lingual firm opened an office in Paris and expects soon to open an office in Sao Paulo, Brazil as the PR firm's international business continues to expand.

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SOURCE TransMedia Group