The New Board of the Polish Public Relations Association has been announced. Luiza Jurgiel-Zyla nominated the President of the Board again 

The New Board of the Polish Public Relations Association has been announced. Luiza Jurgiel-Zyla nominated the President of the Board again 

On Thursday, March 4th 2021, the new Board of the Polish Association of Public Relations has been chosen during the general members meeting. For the second time in a row, Luiza Jurgiel-Zyla has been appointed as the President of the Board, with Cyprian Maciejewski and Bartosz Milczarczyk appointed as Vice Presidents. There were also two new Members of the Board appointed - Zaneta Czyzniewska and Roksana Obuchowska-Waslicka. Changes to the Board of Directors has been made as well. 

Luiza Jurgiel-Żyła works as PR Manager of Cresa Poland, the world’s largest commercial real estate advisory firm that exclusively represents occupiers and specializes in delivering fully integrated real estate solutions. Before Cresa, she was working for a PR agency. She joined PPRA in 2009, in 2019 she took the position of the President of the Board. 

- Last two years in PPRA were both intense and fruitful. I am happy to share that the number of members, especially those engaged in our initiatives, noticeably increased over the past two years. My plan for the future is to strengthen our position as the industry Integrator, Educator and the Center of Dialog. I believe that together with the Board, internal Club Leaders and all the association members, we can make it happen – says Luiza Jurgiel-Żyła. 

For the second time in a row, Bartosz Milczarczyk has been appointed as Vice President of the Board. Bartosz is a Vice Director of the Warsaw Tourist Office and is responsible for the international promotion of Warsaw. Cyprian Maciejewski, who works at the Municipality of Gdansk, was also appointed as Vice President. Both Bartosz and Cyprian were previously members of the Board of the Polish Public Relations Association (PPRA).  

We are also happy to welcome two new members of the Board – Zaneta Czyzniewska and Roksana Obuchowska-Waslicka. 

Żaneta Czyżniewska is the senior media relations specialist at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews. She continues her PHD studies in the field of management and quality studies at SGH Warsaw School of Economics. Her PHD studies are focused on the museum’s branding in Poland. She also works as a personal brand trainer.  

Roksana Obuchowska-Waślicka specializes in corporate and executive communications. She also supports PR and branding activities of the company, with a focus on the Polish market. Roksana is a communications professional; she gained her experience by working for international corporations in different industries (i.e. FMCG, IT, banking). 

The Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board of PPRA has also changed. Its members became: Mateusz Witczyński (independent advisor and spokesperson of the City of Warsaw Wola District), who is chosen as the President of the Supervisory Board, Maria Buszman (a lecturer and CEO of Buszman. Komunikacja Doradztwo Badania Strategie) - vice president of the PPRA Supervisory Board, Anna Kiryjow-Radzka (President of the „PRom” Association), Jan Matysik (President of the Board of Cumulus PR agency) and Michał Sobiło (CEO of Icon Strategies). 

Representatives of both – the Board and the Board of Directors are appointed for the two-year term.

The Polish Public Relations Association (PSPR) is a professional organization, devoted to assisting its members with achieving high standards of conduct in the PR communication profession through exchange of practical experiences and best practices. In 1994 PSPR members working in PR agencies, PR practitioners in business and government institutions as well as other members from the academic world have created a network of mutually rewarding relationships.

PSPR also deals with popularization and educational activities by initiating and organising conferences and seminars, conducting trainings and workshops.

In 1996 PSPR successfully introduced the first Polish Code of Ethics for PR practitioners. The Polish PR Association responds to the new requirements of the 21st century - openness and motivation for achieving common interests through personal development and career growth of its members.