Elena Fadeeva, founder and general director of FleishmanHillard Vanguard, president of Orta communications group, in her role as a member of International Public Relations Association (IPRA) Global Board of Directors, took part in the respective board members meeting held in Belgrade (Serbia). The Вoard is comprised of senior PR professionals that have brought a significant contribution to the communications industry both locally and globally.
The meeting brought to the table new interesting projects and initiatives of the association as well as established its agenda later in the year. In addition, the participants discussed challenges facing global communications industry and shared views from different countries and continents.
The International Public Relations Association (IPRA) was founded 60 years ago to raise standards of public relations practice worldwide and improve the quality of PR practitioners. Today, IPRA is a worldwide organization with country and regional members in over 70 countries. It is governed by the Global Board of Directors and run by a Secretariat in the UK. In Russia IPRA is represented by Russian Public Relations Association (RASO). IPRA is recognized as an international non-governmental organization by the United Nations and has been granted consultative status by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
Elena is a renowned leader in media and communications market in Russia. She takes an active position in the community, contributing to the development of the communications industry in the region. She is a vice-president of the Russian Public Relations Association (RASO), an honorary chairwoman of the Russian Communications Consultancies Association (AKOS), head of the Working Group on Communications at the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP), a chairwoman of the Professional Services Committee at the Russian Managers Association and a member of the Russian Academy of Public Relations (RAPR). She is also a chairwoman of Leadership Dialogue Forum and international communications contest Eventiada Awards, IPRA GWA regional partner in Russia and CIS.
Elena Fadeeva, founder and general director of FleishmanHillard Vanguard, president of Orta communications:
“As a member of IPRA Global Board of Directors, I am happy to work on association’s bright projects and initiatives and contribute to raising industry professionalization globally as well as drive forward international collaboration in communications. I would like to thank colleagues for fruitful discussion, interesting practices and ideas from all over the world. It’s great that we have good scope of work to proceed!”