The Influence 100 2015
Charting the future of public relations

The Influence 100 2015

The Holmes Report's Influence 100 recognizes the most important and influential in-house communicators from around the world. 
  • Introduction & Methodology: Understanding the Influence 100 — how and why they are selected.
  • Research: In-depth look into the Influence 100's organizations, roles and inspiration. 
  • The Social Profile: How do the Influence 100 use social media?
  • The Analysis: Are in-house PR leaders using Twitter enough?
  • The Influence 100 2015 
aida-greenbury Aida Greenbury
Managing Director
APP

alan-marks Alan Marks
SVP Corporate Communications
eBay
anders-bylund Anders Bylund
Head of group communications
Inter Ikea Group
andre-manning Andre Manning
Global Head of PR & PA
Booking.com
anne-villemoes
Anne Villemoes
VP Group Communications
Danish Crown
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Anthony Palmer
President of global brands and innovation
Kimberly Clark
beatrice-dautreseme
Beatrice Dautresme
Executive Vice-President Corporate Communications & External Affairs
L'Oreal
bertrand-cizeau
Bertrand Cizeau
Group director, brand, communications & quality
BNP Paribas
beth-comstock
Beth Comstock
Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
GE
boutros-boutros
Boutros Boutros
Divisional SVP – Corporate Communication
Emirates
carol-yang Carol Yang
Corporate Director, PR & Sustainability Communications 
Tetra Pak
charlotte-lambkin Charlotte Lambkin
Corporate relations director
Diageo
chris-monteiro Chris Monteiro
CCO, Worldwide communications
Mastercard
chris-maroleng Chris Maroleng
Group Executive for Corporate Affairs
MTN Group
christina-smedley Christina Smedley
Global Brand and Communications Officer
PayPal
chrisoph-ehrhart Christof Ehrhart
Head of Corporate Communications & Corporate Responsibility and Executive Vice President
Deutsche Post DHL Group
influence100-placeholder Christopher Reindl
Head of marketing
Red Bull
claire-dorland Claire Dorland Clauzel
Director of communications & brands
Michelin
corey-duBrowa Corey duBrowa
SVP Global Communications and International Public Sector Affairs
Starbucks
darcy-rudnay
D'Arcy Rudnay
CCO
Comcast
dan-barllett
Dan Bartlett
Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Government Relations
Walmart
dana-anderson
Dana Anderson
CMO
Mondelez
dave-samson
Dave Samson
General Manager of Public Sector Affairs
Chevron
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David Kamanetzky
Vice president, corporate affairs and strategic initiatives
Mars
david-roman
David Roman
SVP & CMO
Lenovo
dominic-fry
Dominic Fry
Director of Communications
Marks & Spencer
ed-walsh
Ed Walsh
Global head of integrated communications
Phillips
elliot-schrage Elliot Schrage
Vice President of Global Communications
Facebook
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Eraldo Carneiro
International corporate communication head
Petrobras
frank-shaw
Frank Shaw
Corporate Vice President, Communications
Microsoft
henry-gomez
Henry Gomez
CMO & CCO
HP
herbert-heitmann
Herbert Heitmann
Head of communications and government relations
Bayer
kuelps-hubertus
Hubertus Kuelps
Group head of communications
UBS
jacques-saulnier
Jacques-Emmanuel Saulnier
Senior vice president, corporate communications
Total
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Jake Siewert
Global head of corporate communications
Goldman Sachs
jay-carney
Jay Carney
SVP Corporate Affairs
Amazon
jen-psaki
Jen Psaki
Communications director
The White House
jesus-madrazo
Jesus Madrazo
Vice President of Corporate Engagement
Monsanto
jim-wilkinson
Jim Wilkinson
SVP, International Corporate Affairs
Alibaba Group
jim-cicconi
Jim Cicconi
Senior Executive Vice President of External and Legislative Affairs
AT&T
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Joe Evangelisti
Managing director, global corporate comms
JP Morgan
jon-banner
Jon Banner
Executive Vice President Communications
Pepsico
jon-iwata
Jon Iwata
Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications
IBM
joy-tan
Joy Tan
President of global media and communications
Huawei
juan-manuel-cendoya
Juan Manuel Cendoya
SVP, communications, corporate marketing
Santander
kaiser-kuo
Kaiser Kuo
Director of international communications
Baidu
kate-james
Kate James
Chief Corporate Affairs Officer
Pearson
keith-weed
Keith Weed
Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
Unilever
kelly-mcginnis Kelly McGinnis
Chief Communications Officer
Levi Strauss
influence100-placeholder Ken Cohen
VP Public Sector Affairs
Exxon
khalid-abubshait Khalid I. Abubshait
Executive director, Saudi Aramco affairs
Saudi Aramco
kim-nelson Kim Nelson
Senior VP, external relations
General Mills
influence100-placeholder Kim Rubey
Head of Communications
AirBnb
marc-prichard Marc Pritchard
Global Brand Building Officer
P&G
margit-wennmachers Margit Wennmachers
Partner
Andreesen Horowitz
influence100-placeholder Marie-Noëlle Brouaux
Executive communications director
Carrefour
martin-von-arronet Martin von Arronet
Senior vice president corporate communications
Electrolux
michael-sneed Michael Sneed
VP of global corporate affairs
Johnson & Johnson
influence100-placeholder Michael Rossa
VP, market comms and corporate comms
Siemens
michael-prescott Michael Prescott
Group director, communications
BT
michele-galen Michele Galen
Global head of communications
Shire
micheal-oneill Mike O'Neill
Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Communications
American Express Company
mike-fernandez Mike Fernandez
VP, corporate affairs
Cargill
mukund-rajan Mukund Rajan
Brand custodian and chief ethics officer
Tata Group
nigel-powell Nigel Powell
VP, global communications
Nike
nikki-twomey Nikki Twomey
Director of Global Reputation & Marketing Services
Standard Bank

olga-podoinitsyna Olga Podoinitsyna
Global Head of Communications and Marketing
VTB Capital
paulo-henrique-soares Paulo Henrique Soares
Director, corporate communications
Vale
peter-hensaw Peter Henshaw
Group Head of Communications
BP
phil-tomson Phil Thomson
Senior Vice President, Global Communications
GSK
pierre-goad Pierre Goad
Group Head of Human Resources
HSBC
influence100-placeholder Pragnya Ram
Group Executive President, Corporate Communications & CSR
Birla Group
rachel-whetstone Rachel Whetstone
SVP, Public Sector policy & comms
Uber/Google
ray-day Ray Day
Group Vice President, Communications
Ford Motor Company
robert-gibbs Robert Gibbs
Executive vice president and global chief communications officer
McDonald’s
influence100-placeholder Robert Court
Global Head of External Affairs
Rio Tinto
roma-balwani Roma Balwani
President, Group Communications, Sustainability & CSR
Vedanta Group
influence100-placeholder Rudolf Ramsauer
Senior vice president, corporate communications director
Nestle
influence100-placeholder Sally Susman
Executive Vice President, Policy, External Affairs and Communications
Pfizer
sarah-manley Sarah Manley
CMO
Burberry
shannon-stubo Shannon Stubo
SVP of corporate communications, interim CMO
LinkedIn
simon-sproule Simon Sproule
Global director of marketing and communications
Aston Martin
simon-pearce Simon Pearce
Special Advisor to the Chairman
Abu Dhabi Executive Affairs Authority
sixtine-bouygues Sixtine Bouygues
Director of Communications
European Commission
stephen-doherty Stephen Doherty
Managing Director, Head of Corporate Communications
Barclays
stephen-forshaw Stephen Forshaw
Managing Director Corporate Affairs; Managing Director Australia & New Zealand
Temasek Holdings
stephen-thomas
Stephen Thomas
Group Head, Corporate Communications
AIA Group
steve-john Steve John
Global Director of Communications
McKinsey
steve-dowling Steve Dowling
SVP of communications
Apple
sue-clark Sue Clark
Corporate affairs director
SAB Miller
sy-lau SY Lau
President of Online Media Group, Senior Executive Vice President
Tencent
t-michael-glenn T. Michael Glenn
Executive vice president of market development and corporate communications
FedEx
tony-cudmore Tony Cudmore
​President, Corporate Affairs
BHP Billiton
tony-cervone Tony Cervone
Senior Vice President, Global Communications
General Motors Company
influence100-placeholder Valerie Bernis
Member of the Executive Committee, in charge of Communications, Financial Communications and Public Sector Affairs
GDF Suez
wendy-clark Wendy Clark
SVP Sparkling Brand Center
Coca-Cola Company
influence100-placeholder Young-kee Kim
Chief relations officer
LG
zenia-mucha Zenia Mucha
Executive vice president and chief communications officer
The Walt Disney Company