NEW YORK—The Public Relations Society of America has hired Janet Troy as director of public relations. Troy, reports to Catherine Bolton, PRSA’s executive director and COO, and will be responsible for developing and directing overall strategic communication plans to advance both PRSA and the public relations profession.
Troy has worked in the public relations industry for 25 years, most recently as a private consultant. Prior to that, Troy was vice president for marketing and public relations at the New York Board of Trade, where her duties included all facets of corporate communications, strategic planning, public relations and marketing.
She served as vice president marketing and corporate communications for the Coffee, Sugar, and Cocoa Exchange, and her agency experience includes working on accounts at Ruder Finn & Rotman, Howard J. Rubenstein Associates and Daniel J. Edelman.