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Date(s) - 04/10/2006 - 06/10/2006
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ICCO Chooses Four More Global Industry Leaders to Join its International Hall of Fame New Delhi,

The International Communications Consultancy (ICCO) has chosen four more global industry leaders to join its International Hall of Fame. The new inductees include US-based Lou Capozzi, Chairman, Publicis Groupe; US-based Helen Ostrowski, CEO, Porter Novelli, Belgium-based Carlos Lareau, Senior Vice President & Senior Partner, Fleishman Hillard and Christian Koenig, Managing Partner, Farner PR who is based in Switzerland.

The group were inducted into the Hall of Fame at a Gala Dinner held during the ICCO Global Summit, which took place at the Grand Hotel in New Delhi, India on 4th-5th October, 2006.

The four new inductees join a Hall of Fame already occupied by Harold Burson, founding Chairman of Burson-Marsteller; David Drobis; Chairman Emeritus, Ketchum; Anne Forest, Managing Director Asia, Golin/Harris international; Peter Hehir, former Chairman, Porter Novelli International; Michael Morley, Deputy Chairman, Edelman and Jean-Leopold Schuybroek, Managing Director, Interel Marien, who were all inducted into the Hall of Fame at a ceremony held in October 2003.

Daniel Edelman, founder and Chairman of Edelman; John D. Graham, Chairman & CEO, Fleishman-Hillard; Paul Kohtes, founder of Kohtes Klewes (now Pleon Kohtes Klewes) Prema Sagar, Principal and founder of Genesis Public Relations and Jean-Pierre Beaudoin, Managing Director of I & E Consultants joined the Hall of Fame in October 2005.

All thirty trade association members of the ICCO were eligible to nominate someone from their country, with the final four being selected by a judging panel.

“Like the inaugural members of the ICCO Hall of Fame, these four individuals have made significant contributions not only to their national PR industries, but on an international basis too”, said ICCO Secretary General, Simon Quarendon, “they have combined cultural sensitivity with commercial acumen to create PR agencies that balance global reach with local relevance”.
Contact: Simon Quarendon,
Telephone: 00 44 (0) 20 8392 6795

Note to editors
About the ICCO: The ICCO is the voice of public relations consultancies across the world. It is the umbrella association for more than 1000 consultancies through their trade associations in thirty countries in Europe, the Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. Altogether, the associations that make up the ICCO employ over 25,000 people.
Simon Quarendon
Secretary General
International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO)