CANNES, FRANCE: Renee Wilson, outgoing president of MSLGroup North America, has been named jury president of the PR Lions at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
Wilson is a member of MSLGroup's management board and is responsible for the region's direction and operations. She will soon move to the role of global chief client officer at the firm.
Wilson is also a mentor for New York Women in Communications; sits on the advisory board for the Young Women's Leadership Schools of New York City; and is a board member of the Council of PR Firms.
“Never before in the history of the public relations industry has there been more of an opportunity for the PR function to demonstrate leadership and the many multi-faceted contributions it can make to the broad world of communications and engagement,” she said.
The festival will be held June 15-21 at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France. The PR Lions award ceremony will take place on June 16.
This story originally appeared on the website of PRWeek UK.