TUESDAY 27 NOV 2012 11:29 AM


The PRCA has announced the appointment of a new chairman through 2014, coinciding with the organisatinos 17% financial growth this year. Alison Clarke will chair the PR body after heading Grayling UK and Ireland. She replaces Sally Costeron who will assist Clarke in the capacity of vice-chairman to facilitate the implementation of the board’s strategy.

Clarke’s appointment was announced at the PRCA’s National Conference at which featured a presentation of Costerton’s.

‘The Future of the PR Industry’ project. Francis Ingham, director-general of the PRCA, says, “This is a very exciting time for the PRCA. Under Sally Costerton’s fantastic leadership, we have seen an unprecedented growth in membership and revenue, meaning that with our healthy reserves we can invest more in providing quality services to our members. I am sure the Association will continue to flourish and advance during Alison’s term as the chairman; for us, the future certainly looks bright”.

Clarke formerly held the post of CEO of Grayling and will be joined by Steffan Williams, MD of Capital MS&L as treasurer and Matt Neale, MD at GolinHarris who will be the chairman of the PRCA’s practice committee.