PRCA elects 2011 PR Council to face industry issues

The PRCA has elected its second PR council of senior industry practitioners, which includes Burson-Marsteller CEO Matt Carter and MSL Group CEO Kelly Walsh.

Burson-Marsteller: CEO Matt Carter
Burson-Marsteller: CEO Matt Carter

The PRCA PR Council was launched last year, with a remit to discuss the issues PR people are facing and help inform the future of the PR industry trade body.

Other new names to join the council include TUI comms director Christian Cull, Action for Children head of PR and engagement David Hamilton, Nelson Bostock chairman Martin Bostock and Ogilvy MD Stuart Smith.

PRCA chief executive Francis Ingham said: ‘The calibre of the PR Council members is remarkable. Collectively they are some of the biggest names in our industry.’

Council members will be able to vote for the three Executive Council positions of chairman, vice chairman and secretary from 22 August to 2 September.

The 2011 PR Council members are

Adrian Brady Eulogy chief executive
Bron Eames HTPR MD
Christian Cull TUI comms director
Dan Murphy Remploy director of corporate comms and external affairs
David Hamilton Action for Children head of PR and engagement
Elisabeth Lewis-Jones Liquid CEO
Graham Goodkind Frank PR chairman
Jenny Caven Slimming World PR manager
Kelly Walsh MSL Group CEO
Martin Bostock Nelson Bostock chairman
Matt Carter Burson-Marsteller CEO
Michael Frohlich Bell-Pottinger MD
Nick Dines Belgrave Communications director
Rob Ettridge Red Lorry Yellow Lorry director
Stephen Waddington Speed Communications MD
Steve Howell Freshwater chief executive
Stuart Smith Ogilvy MD
Tanya Joseph Tanya Joseph Consulting director

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