Johna Burke, CMO, BurrellsLuce. RE-ELECTED. Chair.
Nicole Moreo, Director Research & Insights, Peppercomm Inc. Vice Chair.
The following Directors remain on the AMEC International Board:
Jeremy Thompson, CEO EMEA & India, Cision and PR Newswire & Chairman, AMEC. Full Member representative.
Richard Bagnall, Chief Executive Officer, PRIME Research UK, AMEC Chair Elect.
Aseem Sood, CEO, Impact Research. Full Member representative.
Khali Sakkas, Executive Director, Insights, Isentia. Full Member representative.
Johna Burke, Executive Vice President, BurrellsLuce. Associate Member representative.
Daniel J. Schaible, COO, License League, Inc. Associate Member representative)
Elayne Phillips, Head of Profession, Communication Insight and Evaluation, Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office Communications, UK Government. Associate Member representative.
Ben Levine, Vice President, Research & Analytics, Ketchum. International Research Member representative.
Arturo Romboli, Planning Specialist, UNICEF. AMEC Non-Profit Group Board representative.
The new Directors will be ratified at the AMEC Annual Meeting in London at 14.00 UK GMT on Thursday 15th December at the Gorkana Group offices, 140 Old Street, London, EC1V 9BJ and take office in January, 2017.
Board Directors serve for a two-year term. Chapter leaders are in office for 12 months.
Jeremy Thompson, CEO EMEA & India, Cision and PR Newswire and outgoing Chairman of AMEC, said: “”The level of new candidates applying to be part of the team driving AMEC’s future is hugely encouraging and reflects the strong reputation which the organisation has established under the leadership of CEO, Barry Leggetter.
“I am confident that a wave of new thinking will continue to push AMEC to further professionalise the PR industry through the continued setting of best practice, principles, frameworks, metrics and thought leadership. I wish Barry and the team well, but also thank everyone who expressed an interest in being a part of AMEC, whether they were successful this time round or not.”
Richard Bagnall, CEO of Prime Research UK and AMEC Chair Elect, said: “I’m very much looking forward to my Term in Office. Already we have a plan for discussion in which the Board can work in a more effective way and which identifies personal responsibilities for each Director.”