RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ—Christina Pantin is departing Brunswick Hong Kong to lead public relations at Samsung Telecommunications North America.

Pantin leaves Brunswick after two years as a director in its Hong Kong office, and relocates to Samsung's North American headquarters in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey.

Public relations for Samsung Telecommunications, which comprises the company's mobile business, was previously led by Teri Daley in North America. Daley departed for Microsoft last year.

Prior to joining Brunswick, Pantin spent 25 years with Reuters News as a journalist, editor, bureau chief and general manager in New York, Dallas, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Hanoi and Bangalore.

At Samsung, Pantin will report to North American strategy EVP David Steel. She will also work closely with Gregory Lee, president and CEO of Samsung Electronics North America and Samsung Telecommunications America.

While at Brunswick, Pantin specialized in media and presentation skills coaching for senior executives, and supported clients in communications across a variety of industries including private equity, retailing, asset management, professional services, property development and media.