Peter Hehir Death – Peter Hehir, the former Public Relations and communications Association’s (PRCA)chairman reportedly died on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. A former ICCO President, Peter was widely recognized as one of the leading practitioners in the global PR and Communications industry. Peter was the founder of Countrywide Communications and was a former Chairman of Porter Novelli International.
The passing of Peter Hehir was learned through an online publication from PRCA. The PRCA extends its best wishes and condolences to Peter’s family during this difficult time. PRCA Director General, Francis Ingham said: “Peter exemplified everything that was best in our industry. Passion. Imagination. Integrity.”
“On behalf of both the PRCA and of ICCO, we offer our deepest condolences to his family, and our thanks for his contribution to PR.”
An official obituary for Peter Hehir is unavailable at this time of publication.
Public Relations and Communications Association
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) is a trade association for the public relations sector in the United Kingdom. The association lobbies on behalf of its member companies and also provides a forum for sharing information.
It is the largest PR association in Europe, with more than 12,000 members including agencies, in-house communications teams, and individual media professionals.
The PRCA aims to raise standards in the PR and communications industry by sharing industry data, information, and best practices, as well as creating networking opportunities.
It was founded in 1969 (as the Public Relations Consultants Association), and was originally an organization for PR agencies; its membership includes 400 agency members, including most of the top 100 UK consultancies; over 100 in-house communications teams from multinationals, UK charities, and public sector organizations.
The PRCA launched in-house membership in February 2009 and individual membership in October 2011. In 2001, the PRCA sought a meeting with the Financial Services Authority to develop a code of practice for financial PR consultants.
Peter Hehir, PRCA former chairman passed away unexpectedly, Death