When it comes to being an influential leader, innovator, and pioneer in PR, age is just a number. PRWeek profiles 40 MVPs under 40, nominated by colleagues and peers, who are evolving the comms industry to new heights.
Former 40 Under 40 honorees have gone on to travel the world, work with companies from Snapchat to McDonald's, and launch their own brands. PRWeek asked a group of alumni to share their career advice and daily inspirations.
In an evolving comms landscape, these 50 power players have the blueprint for effective global strategies as companies expand into new markets to increase growth and agencies promote their integrated business models. PRWeek enlisted mentors, colleagues, and friends to best describe what puts these influential PR pros in a class by themselves.
As captain of the NBA's all-star PR department, the league's EVP of comms always produces game-winning strategies on issues from media relations to player crises.
By putting fans first, StubHub's global head of comms has shifted the conversation from high-priced ticket events to the company's consumer engagement efforts.
After the 2008 financial crisis, RBS Citizens Financial Group's EVP and CMO aims to regain the public's trust by making the banking experience simpler and more personal.
Known internally as the company's fixer, General Mills' VP of global communications addresses complex challenges and diverse stakeholders across the globe.