We are a connected network of more than 50 hand-selected public relations firms servicing key markets around the world. As leaders in our respective regions, PRGN agencies offer the “boots-on-the-ground” savvy of a local Public Relations agency, yet on a global scale. Our model allows us to deliver a unique level of flexibility – scaling up or down across multiple markets to meet your business needs. Each PR agency knows its local community and it knows how to help clients connect with their audiences in those regions.
The 32nd President of PRGN, Andy See Teong Leng is founder, principal partner and managing director of Perspective Strategies in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, a strategic communications consulting firm. Andy previously served as Secretary of PRGN as well as its Regional Vice President for the Asia-Pacific region. Andy was also the President of the Public Relations and Communications Association of Malaysia (PRCA Malaysia) for four years between 2018 and 2022.
Founder and President of Xenophon Strategies, Inc. in Washington, D.C. David has enjoyed a career in politics and communications, having previously served as the Chief Spokesman for the U.S. Airline Industry; Deputy Chief-of-Staff to former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge; Director of Communications for the U.S. House of Representative’s Transportation Committee; Press Secretary to former Congressman Bill Clinger (PA) and as a top campaign aide to President George H.W. Bush.
A French native, Natacha Clarac is general director of Brussels-based public affairs consultancy Athenora Consulting, which counsels leading European companies on impacts of new policies developed by European Union institutions. Athenora Consulting works with companies in the fields of banking, insurance and financial services, energy and utilities, tech and digital, healthcare, transport, environment and trade. Natacha builds strategies that help clients participate in the EU decision-making process.
Natacha Clarac is general director of Brussels-based independent public affairs consultancy Athenora Consulting and advises leading European companies on impacts of policies developed by European Union institutions. A member of PRGN since 2007, Athenora Consulting calls transparency, professionalism, and a strong ethical vision as its core values and Natacha's motto is “sustainable lobbying with positive impacts”.View Region
Anne Buchanan is a founding member of PRGN and served as president from 2006–2007. Anne founded Buchanan Public Relations in 1998, applying a diverse background in strategic communications that included leadership positions in agency, corporate, government and media environments. Her particular strengths are strategy, crisis communications and social media. She is also active in the Philadelphia Public Relations Association.View Region
Joanne Chan is Founder and Managing Director of LBS Communications Consulting Limited, a financial communications firm with teams based in Hong Kong and Shenzhen, China. Founded in 2012, LBS Communications recently established its Sustainability Investor Relations as a business arm to promote the ESG value for public companies and address investors’ concerns on ESG risks of public companies.View Region
Gabor Jelinek is the Executive Director of Public Relations Global Network. In that capacity, Gabor is the center of action, supporting the work of the President and the Executive Committee to grow and develop the global communications network. Working closely with PRGN’s Business, Marketing and Membership committees, Gabor is the driver of global business development, self-marketing, and membership retention and recruitment.Contact us
Formed in 1992 by a group of visionary public relations leaders, PRGN is fueled by a simple mission: combine the expertise of the finest in-market communications specialists in a connected network capable of providing best-in-class communications services around the world.
Now comprised of 50 agencies, PRGN provides top-level PR, communications and marketing services to an always-expanding spectrum of industries. Our sector specific experience includes automotive, consumer, business-to-business, education, financial services, government, healthcare, not-for-profit, retail, science, technology and travel / hospitality – among many more.
Each member agency operates independently, guided by entrepreneurial leaders who are personally engaged with their PRGN counterparts around the world. Each agency also offers its own areas of unique specialization.
PRGN adheres to the strict code of ethics established by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). By limiting new membership to an invitation-only basis, the network maintains the highest possible standards of performance and expertise to offer clients across-the-board confidence in both the quality and consistency of our work.
How does it work? PRGN customizes its approach based on the needs of the client. In most cases, one agency oversees the work of others throughout the globe. In some cases, an organization may select to work individually with local market leaders. In the most recent years, Johnson & Johnson, Bar Louie, LYFE Kitchen, Carrington College, Domino’s Pizza, Providence Health & Services, Clipper Vacations, and many others have selected PRGN’s agencies to service their global needs.
The experience and talent of 50 top agencies combine to give our clients an unparalleled level of flexibility and service. Working with PRGN will ensure you receive:
Custom “curation” to match the ideal set of services and strategies to your business and communication needs
Hands-on, senior-level agency attention backed by global PR power in the markets or industry sectors you truly need
The scale, insights and expertise to give your messaging and initiatives the reach you require – whether you’re targeting one market or 50
More than 25 years of experience in clockwork-precise network coordination throughout the globe
Unmatched local market knowledge on a global scale
Expertise in almost every industry – from automotive to healthcare and consumer / lifestyle to professional services and much more