NEW YORK—The Worldcom Public Relations Group, a leading global network of independent public relations firms, has elected a record 10 new partner firms at its recent region meetings.
The Americas region elected five new partners: Deveney Communication, New Orleans; Roberts Communications, Rochester; Carreño Group Public Relations & Government Affairs, Houston; Linhart Public Relations, Denver; and Pace Group Communications, Vancouver.
The Europe, Middle East & Africa region elected four new partners: LF Channel, Barcelona; Gellis Communications, Brussels; Coxit Public Relations, Oslo; and Majlis PR & Communications, Dubai.
The Asia Pacific Region added Shanghai Global Strategic Public Relations Consulting in Shanghai.
In board elections, John Bliss of Bliss, Gouverneur & Associates, New York, became Chair of the Americas region and Hal Dash of Cerrell Associates in Los Angeles was named chair-elect. Diego Biasi of Business Press, Milan, continues as chair of the EMEA board, joined by chair-elect Crispin Manners of Kaizo, London. Douglas Wright of Wrights in Melbourne and Sydney continues as chair of the Asia Pacific region board.