Regional President & Managing Director, East Asia


Mary Gu Shuhang

Mary Gu Shuhang

Gu oversees Program operations in China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Korea, Macau, and Mongolia, providing strategic direction, engagement with governments and the private sector to raise awareness and gain support. She also leads fund-raising efforts for the region. 

Prior to assuming her current role in 2011, Gu held a number of key positions in multinational companies and organizations. 

From 2004 to 2007, Ms. Gu was appointed by the City of Shanghai as Vice President, 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games Executive Committee, Director of Public Relations and Deputy Director of Large Scale Events for 2007 Special Olympics World Games Steering Committee, president of 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games Opening Ceremony production service company. During this assignment, she led two teams to successfully raise funds for the games and produced the games' opening ceremony. For the first time in Special Olympics' history, the opening ceremony was broadcast live on five channels on China Central Television and various international TV networks. Gu Gu was awarded with the most successful Public Relations case for her work on 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games by Shanghai Public Relations Association. In 2008, she was named as one of the 20 iconic Chinese women by French life style magazine ELLE.