The Worldcom Public Relations Group Installs New Group and Region Boards

NEW YORK--()--The Worldcom Public Relations Group, the leading global partnership of public relations firms, recently formally installed its group and regional boards. Roger Hurni, Managing Partner Off Madison Ave, Arizona, continued his term as the Group Chair role and welcomed his new board during Worldcom’s monthly board meeting. Monty Hagler, Partner, RLF Communications, Greensboro, NC will chair Americas Region; and Todor Ianev, Managing Partner Janev & Janev, Sofia, Bulgaria will chair EMEA.

“In building a partnership of the finest independent agencies in the world, we are also fortunate to be led by some of the finest PR minds and leaders of those agencies, which is especially important in this current environment,” said Todd Lynch, Managing Director, The Worldcom Public Relations Group. “This strength in partnership produces strong board leadership. Roger Hurni, with Worldcom’s regional chairs and the new Group board members are poised to build on strong achievements of the last year which includes facilitating strong partner interaction and sharing, strengthening our organizational finance and governance, implementation of our annual thought leadership initiative (Confidence Index Report) and ongoing business and marketing campaigns.”

“Worldcom is grateful for the leadership of our group and region boards,” said Hurni. “We are fortunate to have boards who provide passion, commitment and ongoing dedication to protecting and growing our thriving partnership of independent agencies.”

About The Worldcom Public Relations Group
The Worldcom Public Relations Group is the world’s leading partnership of independently owned public relations firms, with 143 offices employing some 2,000 staff in 115 cities across six continents. In total, Worldcom partners reported combined revenue of US$300+ million last year from 3,034 clients. Established in 1988, the group was formed so that the strongest, most capable independent firms could deliver immediate impact and sustained value through the intelligent use of communications – wherever in the world a client needs support. Partners serve national, international and multinational clients, while retaining the flexibility and client-service focus inherent in independent agencies. Through Worldcom, clients have on-demand access to in-depth communications expertise from professionals who understand the language, culture and customs of the geographic areas in which they operate. Learn more about Worldcom at www.worldcomgroup.com or by calling 1-800-955-9675.

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See the full board lists below:

Worldcom Public Relations Group’s Boards

 

2020-2021 Group Board

 

Chair

Roger Hurni, Off Madison Ave., Phoenix, AZ

Past Chair

Patrik Schober, PRAM, Prague, Czech Republic

Americas Region Chair

Monty Hagler, RLF Communications, Greensboro, NC

EMEA Region Chair

Todor Ianev, Janev & Janev, Sofia, Bulgaria

Treasurer

Leah Mussay, True Digital Communications, Cleveland, Ohio

Marketing

Stefan Pollack, The Pollack Group, Los Angeles, CA

Business Development

Crispin Manners, Onva, Surrey, UK

Membership/Recruitment

Stephanie Paul, Phillips Group, Brisbane, Australia

Partner Engagement

Serge Beckers, Wisse Kommunikatie, Arnhem, The Netherlands

Knowledge Sharing/Practice Groups

Angelica Consiglio, PLANIN, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Asia Pacific At Large

Tom Van Blarcom, TQPR, Bangkok, Thailand

At Large

Brad Fishman, Fishman Public Relations, Northbrook, IL

2020-2021 Americas Board

 

Chair

Monty Hagler, RLF Communications, Greensboro, NC

Past Chair

Brad Fishman, Fishman PR, Chicago, IL

Treasurer

Leah Mussay, True Digital Communications, Cleveland, OH

USA Recruitment

Scott Willyerd, RW Jones, Pittsburgh, PA

LATAM Recruitment

Luis Avellanedo Ulloa, Realidades, Lima, Peru

Partner Engagement

William Beutler, Beutler Ink, Washington, DC

Meetings

Deb Vilchis, Fishman PR, Chicago, IL

Professional Development

Jessica Phelan, Vault, Philadelphia, PA

Partnerships

Cory Stewart, Cookerly PR, Atlanta, GA

At Large

Rhiannon Ruff, Beutler Ink, Washington, DC

2020-2021 EMEA Board

 

Chair

Todor Ianev, Janev & Janev, Sofia, Bulgaria

Past Chair

Andras R. Nagy, Probako Communications, Budapest, Hungary

Treasurer

Hans Karperien, InstiCOM, Brussels, Belgium

Business Development

Crispin Manners, Onva, Surrey, UK

Peer Review

Caroline Prince, Yucatan, Paris, France

New Membership

Bjorn Mogensen, co-chair, Oxenstierna, Stockholm, Sweden

New Membership

Fernando Batista, DoItOn, Lisbon, Portugal

New Membership

Stephen Forbes, Meropa, South Africa

Retention

Serge Beckers, Wisse Kommunikatie, Arnhem, The Netherlands

Young Consultants

Andras R. Nagy, Probako Communications, Budapest, Hungary

Marketing

Frederic Bollhorst, komm-passion GmbH

 

Contacts

Media:
Todd Lynch
(904) 233-0123
marketing@worldcomgroup.com

Release Summary

The Worldcom Public Relations Group, the leading global partnership of PR firms, recently formally installed its group and regional boards

Contacts

Media:
Todd Lynch
(904) 233-0123
marketing@worldcomgroup.com