Brazilian leads International Management Board for world’s largest communications partnership
PROI Worldwide announced the Management Board slate for 2020/2021, led by Global Chair Ciro Dias dos Reis, President of Imagem Corporativa based in Brazil. PROI is the world’s largest partnership of leading independent communications agencies with partners in 50 countries.
“This is an exciting and dynamic time to assume the leadership of PROI,” Reis said. “The Covid 19 pandemic has been painful in many ways. But it also has opened opportunities for entrepreneurs like those in PROI to transform their business and provide leadership for the economic, social and environmental realities their clients will face in the future.”
The International Management Board includes:
Global Chair – Ciro Dias dos Reis, Imagem Corporativa, Brazil.
Immediate Past Chair – Clare Parsons, Lansons, U.K.
EMEA Region Vice-Chairs – Kaija Pohjala, Cocomms, Finland; Rania Azab, 4PR Group, Egypt; Eliza Rogalski, Rogalski Damaschin PR, Romania.
Americas Region Vice-Chairs – Laura Tomasetti, 360 PR+, U.S.; Lisa Ross, rbb Communications, U.S.; Jeff Lambert, Lambert, U.S.
APAC Region Vice-Chairs – Lena Soh-Ng, Huntington Communications, Singapore; Angela Scaffidi, Senate SHJ, Australia; Elaine Chuah, Priority Communications, Malaysia.
Non-voting Positions: Jeff Altheide, PROI Worldwide Global Managing Director and Board Secretary/Treasurer, U.S.; Allard van Veen, Senior Board Advisor, Canada; and Jean Leopold Schuybroek, Director of Global Development, Belgium.