PRCA announces John Graham as latest Fellow
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) is pleased to announce that it has appointed John Graham as the latest Fellow of the Association.
John Graham is Chairman at FleishmanHillard. He joined FleishmanHillard in 1966, and was elected Vice President, Director, and Senior Partner in 1970. He was elected President and CEO in 1974, and was named Chairman in 1988.
During his career, he has personally worked in nearly all aspects of PR and communications, including public affairs, financial strategy, corporate strategy, investor relations, crisis situations, employee relations, strategic media placement, opinion research and issues management. He is widely regarded as one of the top crisis communications professionals in the industry and personally counsels CEOs of many Fortune Top 100 companies.
PRCA Fellowships are awarded to individuals who have made a major contribution to the PR and communications industry.
New Fellows are invited to join on the unified recommendation of the Chairman of Fellows, the Board Chairman, and the Director General, and those recommendations are voted on by the PRCA Board.
Fellows are entitled to use the designatory letters FPRCA, and are invited to help shape thinking on the future of the industry.
David Gallagher FPRCA, International President for Growth and Development, Omnicom Public Relations Group and Chairman of the PRCA Fellows, said: “It is a great pleasure to announce that John Graham is the latest Fellow of the PRCA. He is now part of the UK's most elite body of PR and communications practitioners."
Who we are: Founded in 1969, the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) is a UK-based PR and communications membership body, operating in 48 countries around the world. We represent in excess of 20,000 people across the whole range of the PR and communications industry. The PRCA promotes all aspects of public relations and communications work, helping teams and individuals maximise the value they deliver to clients and organisations.
What we do: The Association exists to raise standards in PR and communications, providing members with industry data, facilitating the sharing of communications best practice and creating networking opportunities.
How we do it and make a difference: All PRCA members are bound by a professional charter and codes of conduct, and benefit from exceptional training. The Association also works for the greater benefit of the industry, sharing best practice and lobbying on the industry's behalf e.g. fighting the NLA's digital licence.
Who we represent: The PRCA currently has more than 400 agency members; 270 in-house PR and communications teams from multinationals, charities and leading public sector organisations; and thousands of individual members.