Awards & Recognition

Professional Recognition

Awards in the marketing and communications industries are usually awarded to a team for a specific project or a collective body of work. David served either as leader of or participant in the teams that received the following awards:

SABRE/Holmes Report Asia-Pacific Boutique Consultancy of the Year for Wolf Group Asia (Founder and CEO of winning agency), 2012

Silver SABRE Award for Superior Achievement in Branding and Reputation for China Hewlett-Packard’s “99 Families” Campaign, 2004

PR Week Gold Award: Asia-Pacific Consultancy of the Year for Burson-Marsteller China (Executive of winning agency), 2003

PR Week Gold Award: Asia-Pacific Network of the Year for Burson-Marsteller Asia-Pacific (Executive of winning agency), 2003

PR Week Gold Award: Marketing Event of the Year for China Hewlett-Packard’s 99 Families Campaign, “At Home with HP – Out of this World,” 2003

PR Week Gold Award: Technology Marketing Program of the Year for QUALCOMM “From Asia to the World” Campaign, 2003

PR Week Award for Excellence in Technology Marketing for China Hewlett-Packard “99 Families” Campaign, 2003

United Nations – International Public Relations Association Honorable Mention for work with Special Olympics International and Special Olympics China on Shanghai’s win of the 2007 Special Olympic Games, 2003

Silver SABRE Award for Superior Achievement in Branding and Reputation for Special Olympics International and Special Olympics China on Shanghai’s win of the 2007 Special Olympic Games, 2003

Foundation for Women Executives in Public Relations WEPR Award in Corporate Social Responsibility/Not For Profit for work with Special Olympics International and Special Olympics China on Shanghai’s win of the 2007 Special Olympic Games, 2003

PR Week Gold Award for Best Use of a Promotional Activity for the First All-China BREW Developer’s Conference for QUALCOMM, 2002

PR Week Honorable Mention for Intel Pentium-4 China PR Campaign, 2002

PR Week Gold Award: Asia-Pacific Consultancy of the Year for Burson-Marsteller China (Executive of Winning Agency), 2001

International Public Relations Association, Golden Awards, Certificate of Recognition for Qualcomm CDMA Technologies Campaign “In the Chip”, 2001

PR Week Gold Award: Asia-Pacific Network of the Year for Burson-Marsteller Asia-Pacific (Executive of winning agency) 2001

Academic Recognition

Inducted into Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society, American Political Science Association, 1986

Outstanding Senior, University of California, Davis, 1986

Degree of Special Distinction, National Forensic League of the United States, 1981

National Merit Scholarship Program Merit Award, 1981