Former PRCA Groups Manager Binta Kristin Hammerich takes on new global role
The International Communications Consultancy Organisation has appointed Binta Kristin Hammerich as its new Global General Manager, commencing on 1st January 2015.
Hammerich will be replacing former GM Anastasia Tole, who has successfully run the Organisation since 2012.
Hammerich will be responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day running of the Organisation, including managing all external correspondence, board communication, conducting reports and organising the industry-leading annual ICCO Global Summit.
With over seven years of industry experience including running the PRCA’s Sectoral, Regional and National Groups, Hammerich is excited to continue the successful running of ICCO. With international background from both Norway and West Africa, she holds a valuable understanding of intercultural communication.
She will be reporting directly to Francis Ingham, ICCO Chief Executive & PRCA Director General and David Gallagher, ICCO President & CEO EMEA, Ketchum.
Hammerich said: “ICCO is truly the global voice for the PR consultancy industry, and I am delighted to take over the management of the organisation. 2015 will be a year of global expansion and restructuring, allowing more collaboration and interaction among agencies and associations. I am thrilled to be working with Francis and David to continue the success story.”
Ingham said: “I would like to thank Anastasia for all of her hard work. She's managed to have a transformational effect on ICCO. I would also like to welcome Binta to the role. Having worked closely with her at the PRCA, I know that ICCO can look to the future with great confidence.”
Gallagher said: “We are looking forward to expand ICCO's reach and value to the global consultancy industry. I am excited to work with Binta and draw from her experience and success.”
The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) is the voice of public relations consultancies around the world. The ICCO membership comprises national trade associations in 30 countries across the globe in Europe, Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Collectively, these associations represent over 1,900 PR firms.
Contact Binta Kristin Hammerich, ICCO Global General Manager