NEW YORK –
The Council of Public Relations Firms, the industry’s trade association, recently elected Saxum CEO Renzi Stone to its 2013 board of directors. Saxum is an Oklahoma-based integrated marketing communications agency with offices in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.
The new chair of the Council’s Board is Dave Senay, president and CEO of Fleishman-Hillard. Senay, who was elevated to the level of president & CEO in 2006, will serve as Chairman through November 2013.
Additional board members, all CEOs/principals of their firms, include: Christopher Graves (Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide), Matthew Harrington (Edelman), Jason Mandell (LaunchSquad), Marian Salzman (Havas PR), Mark Thorne (Hill+Knowlton Strategies), and Melissa Waggener Zorkin (Waggener Edstrom).
Continuing directors, all CEOs/Principals of their firms, are: Jens Bang (Cone Communications), Amy Binder (RF|Binder Partners) Scott Chaikin (Dix & Eaton), Dorothy Crenshaw (Crenshaw Communications), Ron Hanser (Hanser & Associates), Sharon Linhart (Linhart Public Relations), Elise Mitchell (Mitchell Communications Group), Andy Polansky (Weber Shandwick), Kathryn Tunheim (Tunheim Partners) and Janet Tyler (Airfoil Public Relations).
The Council of Public Relations Firms is comprised of America’s leading public relations firms. Its membership represents the premier global, mid-size, regional and specialty firms across every discipline and practice area. The Council’s mission is to advocate for and advance the business of public relations firms by building the market and the value of firms as strategic business partners. For more information about the Council, visit www.prfirms.org.