Richard Nichols, Deputy Chairman of Instinctif Partners, has been appointed to the Board of Management of the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA).
Nichols recently took over the role of Deputy Chairman of Instinctif Partners, having been CEO for twelve years between 2006 and 2018.
Instinctif Partners was PRWeek’s International Agency of the Year in 2017 and 2018, PRWeek’s ‘Best Place to Work’ in 2018 and the Holmes Report’s EMEA Corporate Consultancy of the Year in 2017.
The PRCA Board of Management was created to ensure that the body is always operating in a way that puts its members and the industry first.
Nichols joins the board alongside Ketchum’s Jo-ann Robertson, Golin’s Bibi Hilton, and Edelman’s Ed Williams, among many others.
Nichols said: ‘I am naturally delighted to be joining the Board of Management and to be working alongside industry peers as the PRCA celebrates its 50th anniversary, and to be playing a role as part of the PRCA championing best practice as our industry continues to grow and evolve.’
Francis Ingham, PRCA Director General, said: ‘We are delighted to welcome Richard to the PRCA’s Board of Management. He brings to the table a wealth of experience of working in international business communications consultancy, and I look forward to working alongside him in this the PRCA’s 50th year.’