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PRCA welcomes 14 new International Fellows
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has welcomed 14 new international Fellows who have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to global public relations.
The following practitioners have been announced as Fellows of the PRCA:
Yomi Badejo-Okusanya FPRCA
"I acknowledge the vigorous work being done by PRCA across the world to grow our profession. The key to success is partnership which PRCA is engaging in well. We at APRA further pledge our support and look forward to even greater cooperation.
“I accept my nomination as a Fellow and thank the Chair, Board of Fellows and other members for the honour."
Maxim Behar FPRCA
“It is a great honour to be appointed as International Fellow of PRCA, the largest professional Public relations community in the world. I accept this as logical continuation of my tireless public job in several global professional communities and can guarantee that my input in PRCA important job will be significant.”
Ciro Dias dos Reis FPRCA
“Becoming a PRCA Fellow means a lot. It is a great opportunity to be part of a group of high-level PR professionals from different regions and exchange both, ideas on current scenarios and perceptions on future challenges.”
Kelly Fletcher FPRCA
“Thank you for this honor. I am privileged to be a part of the most important organization in public relations and look forward to helping grow membership in the U.S. alongside some of the best and brightest minds in our industry. Truly grateful!”
Ahmad Itani FPRCA
"It is an honour to be appointed as an International Fellow of the PRCA. I am grateful to the board for this recognition and look forward to continuing our journey of empowering regional and international communication."
Danijel Koletic FPRCA
“Respecting differences but also understanding differences is a global challenge. I am honored to have been recognized for my 30 years of creation and work in connecting the public relations profession.”
Tina McCorkindale FPRCA
“I’m proud to serve in this role with PRCA, one of the most prestigious industry organizations in our field. I’m thrilled to share this honor with the best of the best in our field who strive every day to inspire change and to make our field better, brighter, and stronger.”
Nitin Mantri FPRCA
"I am absolutely delighted to have been selected as Fellow of UK’s most elite body of PR and communications practitioners. It is a great honour. I have been working with the PRCA Global Advisory Board as a member, and with PRCA Asia Pacific and PRCA Ethics Council as Co-Chair and all these roles have been immensely rewarding. Now, I look forward to engaging with an impressive group of industry leaders who will play an invaluable role in steering the industry forward."
Lee Nugent FPRCA
“It’s a terrific honour to be invited to become a Fellow of the PRCA, an organisation that has done – and continues to do – so much good work for our profession. It’s particularly pleasing to be in this intake of international fellows, as the PRCA becomes ever-more global and the power of its work increasingly addresses the common issues we face in communications right around the world. I look forward to working closely with the other fellows (so many of whom I have admired for many years) as we work to continue to professionalise our business.”
Omar Qirem FPRCA
“Being named as a Fellow of the PRCA is a real honour, and one I would never have expected when I started my career more than 20 years ago as an intern with the UK government. The communications sector is a really exciting place at the moment and I’m looking forward to helping further build the reputation of our industry.”
Kiri Sinclair FPRCA
“What an incredible honour. I’m passionate about advancing the perception and value proposition of PR and communications’ in APAC, and addressing industry-wide issues such as ethics, DE&I, next gen talent and mental health. I’m grateful to the PRCA for bringing the global industry together to drive forward these important conversations.”
Mary Beth West FPRCA
“There could be no greater honour than the Fellows designation from the PRCA – an organisation that I consider to be the industry’s foremost leader in forging a positive future for everyone working in public relations and for professional best-practices as well. I am deeply appreciative of this kind recognition.”
Fred Cook FPRCA
Bridget von Holdt FPRCA
New Fellows are invited to join on the unified recommendation of the Chair of Fellows, the Board Chair, and the Director General. Fellows are entitled to use the designatory letters FPRCA, and are invited to exclusive events for senior practitioners.
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) is the world’s largest professional PR body.
We represent more than 35,000 PR professionals in 82 countries worldwide. With offices in London, Hong Kong, Dubai, Singapore, and Buenos Aires, we are a global advocate for excellence in public relations.
Our mission is to create a more professional, ethical, and prosperous PR industry. We champion - and enforce - professional standards around the world through our Professional Charter and Code of Conduct. The Code compels members to adhere to the highest standards of ethical practice.
We deliver exceptional training, authoritative industry data, and global networking, and development opportunities.
We also manage the International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) - the umbrella body for 41 PR associations and 3,000 agencies across the world, and LG Comms – the UK’s national body for local government communicators. Additionally, we support the delivery of the Motor Industry Communicators Association (MICA).