HUDSON, Ohio—Hudson, Ohio-based AKHIA announced that Jan Gusich, CEO, will take over as the North American Chair of the International Public Relations Network (IPRN), the world’s largest network of PR agencies. AKHIA has been an IPRN member since 2012.

“Our affiliation with IPRN has exceeded my expectations, providing us numerous opportunities to network, share best practices and work on specialized projects with some of the most progressive agencies in the world,” Gusich said. “It’s a great honor to be named chair and to represent network members across North America.”

IPRN members include agencies in 35 countries, including Brazil, China and Eastern Europe. Collectively, these agencies represent more than $215 million in sales and have more than 1,000 people serving the international needs of clients. Members have access to international experience, case studies, resources, local knowledge, advice and expertise from every other member.

AKHIA was founded in 1996 as a public relations agency and has grown to serve a number of global brands, offering a range of strategic solutions, including marketing, sales lead generation, public relations, social media and reputation management. For more information, visit www.akhia.com.

 

About AKHIA Founded in 1996, AKHIA is an integrated communications firm that distinguishes itself by focusing on a company’s business objectives and providing strategic solutions, including marketing, sales lead generation, public relations, social media and reputation management. AKHIA is located in Hudson, Ohio. The organization was founded on a philosophy of message integrity and best-in-class account service. Today, that philosophy remains in the form of the agency’s dedication to strategic execution for its clients spanning a wide range of industries in the business-to-business, service and consumer sectors.