Category: Global Leadership

Donald A. Baer


Don Baer is Worldwide Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the global strategic communications firm Burson-Marsteller, which is owned by WPP, the world leader in advertising, marketing and communications services. Don has been a member

Harold Burson

Founding Chairman

Harold Burson, in a survey conducted by PRWeek, was described as "the century's most influential PR figure." This recognition is a culmination of more than 50 years of serving as counselor to and confidante of corporate CEOs, government leaders

Patrick Przybyski

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Pat Przybyski is Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Burson-Marsteller Worldwide. He is a seasoned financial professional who has served the marketing communications business for more than 24 years. Prior to his tenure

Michele Chase

Worldwide Managing Director of Human Resources

Michele Chase is the Managing Director of Human Resources Worldwide where she is responsible for developing and implementing effective HR strategy to support overall business objectives through employee relations, organizational design, change management, talent acquisition

Ambassador Karen Hughes

Worldwide Vice Chair

Karen Hughes is a leading communications strategist, specializing in strategic messaging, crisis communications and executive communications. Since joining Burson-Marsteller in 2008, Karen has provided strategic communications counsel to many high profile clients. Karen helped develop the strategy to differentiate

Joel Benenson

Worldwide Vice Chair

Joel Benenson, CEO and Founder of Benenson Strategy Group (BSG), is Worldwide Vice Chair. In this role, he works with colleagues around the world to bring clients senior-level strategic communications counseling, while continuing to lead BSG. As an advisor

Tom Eslinger

Global Chief Creative Officer

Tom Eslinger is a world-renowned and internationally awarded creative director. In his role as Global Chief Creative Officer he is responsible for the integration of strategy, planning and analytics to create world-class integrated creative ideas for Burson-Marsteller’s

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