London,
03
May
2017

PRCA appoints Tony Langham as a member of its Board of Management

The PRCA is pleased to announce that Tony Langham MPRCA has been appointed to the PRCA Board of Management.

Langham co-founded communications consultancy Lansons in 1989 and has advised Governments, organisations, and companies on their image and reputation for over 30 years. He is Chief Executive of Lansons and retains an active consultancy role across a range of clients including, recently, The Co-operative Bank, The FCA, Metro Bank, and the Isle of Man Government. He also chairs four organisations including Great British Racing, UK horse racing’s official marketing and promotional body.

In 2015 he chaired the PRCA’s PR and Communications Council, the think tank for the UK PR and communications industry, where he ran the ‘economics of reputation’ campaign, which highlighted the impact of reputation on the bottom line.

Tony Langham MPRCA, Chief Executive, Lansons, said: “I am really pleased to become a member of the PRCA Board of Management as I’m a huge admirer of the work Francis and his colleagues do to continue improving standards across the industry. The PRCA plays a hugely important role in PR and communications and I relish the opportunity to play a part.”

Francis Ingham MPRCA, Director General, PRCA, said: “It is with great pleasure that we welcome Tony to the PRCA Board of Management, who is a well-respected and much admired figure in the world of corporate communications, reputation management, and crisis communications.”

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The PRCA Board of Management oversees a combined business revenue of £372 million and their organisations employ 3,100 people.

About the PRCA

Who we are: Founded in 1969, the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) is a UK-based PR and communications membership body, operating in 49 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.

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