Category: Europe / Middle East / Africa Leadership

Ramiro Prudencio

CEO, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Ramiro Prudencio is CEO of Burson-Marsteller Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The agency’s EMEA region includes 91 offices across 77 countries, one of the industry’s most extensive regional networks. Ramiro’s unique background combines experience in

Howard Clayden


Howard Clayden was appointed CFO EMEA on 1 September 2009. He previously held the position of European Financial Controller since joining Burson-Marsteller in June 1999. In his role, he has responsibility for the financial management of the region, including

Robyn de Villiers

Chair and CEO, Africa

Robyn de Villiers is the Chair and CEO of Burson-Marsteller responsible for South Africa and the continent. Founded by Robyn as Arcay Communications, the Johannesburg-based company has been engaged in public relations and corporate communications in South

Sunil John

CEO, ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller

Sunil John has been at the heart of the public relations business in the Middle East for over two decades. During this time he has shaped ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller to be the benchmark of public relations consultancy

Karen Massin

CEO, Brussels

Public affairs is becoming increasingly digital and social and as CEO, Karen Massin is leading Burson-Marsteller Brussels and our clients into this new era. She is focused on integrating more visual and creative content into campaigns and finding new

Nikolaj Buchardt

CEO, Denmark

Nikolaj Buchardt is a senior communications professional with more than 25 years of experience. Nikolaj joined Burson-Marsteller in October 2014 from Geelmuyden Kiese, where he was Chief Commercial Officer. Before that, Nikolaj worked for several Danish communications agencies including

Clarisse Berggårdh

CEO, Finland

Clarisse joined Burson-Marsteller in November 2016 with 20 years of experience in the media and brand advertising industries. Prior to joining Burson-Marsteller, she was the CEO of the Finnish operations of leading Nordic media agency IUM. Before IUM, she

Philippe Pailliart

CEO, France

Philippe Pailliart is the CEO of Burson-Marsteller France. He joined Burson-Marsteller in August 1999 as general manager and corporate practice leader of the Paris office. Philippe has 17 years of experience in communications. From 1983 to 1986, he was adviser