Kotcher Named Council Chair as Group Adds New Officers
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Kotcher Named Council Chair as Group Adds New Officers

The Council of Public Relations Firms has elected Ray Kotcher, CEO of Ketchum, as chairman of its board. Kotcher was named to his current post of CEO in 2000 after joining Ketchum as vice president in 1983 and becoming president of the firm in 1992.

Paul Holmes

NEW YORK—The Council of Public Relations Firms has elected Ray Kotcher, CEO of Ketchum, as chairman of its board. Kotcher was named to his current post of CEO in 2000 after joining Ketchum as vice president in 1983 and becoming president of the firm in 1992.

The Council also announced the election of five new board members, all CEOs or principals of their respective firms: Mark Hass of Manning Selvage & Lee, Lou Hoffman of The Hoffman Agency, Jim Terman of Jasculca/Terman & Associates, John Seng of Spectrum Science Communications, and Otis Wragg of Wragg & Casas Public Relations.

Continuing directors, all CEOs/Principals of their firms, are: Fred Cook (GolinHarris), Andy Cooper (CooperKatz), Joel Curran (CKPR), Rick French (French/West/Vaughan), Aedhmar Hynes (Text 100), Margery Kraus (APCO Worldwide), Marina Maher (Marina Maher Communications), Cos Mallozzi (Gibbs & Soell Public Relations), Kathy Obert (Edward Howard), Helen Ostrowski (Porter Novelli), Mark Penn (Burson-Marsteller) and and Marcia Silverman (Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide).

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