Award-winning AdFactors PR co-founder will accelerate The PR Trust with global development
NEW YORK: The PR Trust has appointed Madan Bahal, Managing Director and Co-Founder of AdFactors PR, India’s largest and most awarded public relations firm, to its Global Board of Governors.
The PR Trust provides young professionals with development opportunities through mentorships and education outreach programs that emphasise the role of communications in civil society. Adfactors PR is the youngest and the only independent firm in its peer group in India. In 2016, Adfactors PR won all five Agency of the Year awards for India.
“Mr. Bahal brings the expertise of India’s most innovative agency to our Global Board as we develop education and mentorship programs for the developing world,” said Allard W. van Veen, Founder of The PR Trust. He added that Mr. Bahal has invaluable experience in one of the largest, most linguistically diverse and fastest-growing communications industries in the world.
“I am excited to see The PR Trust develop outreach programs, especially as we look towards growing the communications industry in India,” said Mr. Bahal, whose agency has garnered five awards from The Holmes Report since 2013. In November 2017, the International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) inducted Mr. Bahal into its Hall of Fame.
The PR Trust recently launched a global call for experienced industry mentors for its Mentor Program in Global Communications. The Global Communications Mentorship facilitates the personal and professional growth of young professionals in developing countries through relationship building with experienced industry mentors. The Program is designed for senior undergraduate and graduate students in any discipline who wish to pursue communications and public relations as a career.
“The PR Trust is looking for experienced professionals who are passionate about sharing their expertise,” said tobias c. van Veen, Executive Director of The PR Trust. He added that becoming a PR Trust Mentor provides a unique opportunity to develop relationships with up-and-coming communications talent in the developing world.
About The PR Trust
Founded in 2014, The PR Trust promotes the value of communications for social and economic development by supporting learning opportunities worldwide. We provide young professionals with development opportunities through mentorships and education outreach programs that emphasise the role of communications in civil society. The PR Trust offers learning opportunities, exposure to applied communications skills, and assistance with entering the communications profession. The PR Trust is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization based in the United States. The Governors of the PR Trust are its Founder and Chair Allard W. van Veen (Canada), Richard Tsang (Hong Kong), Andreas Fischer-Appelt (Germany) and Madan Bahal (India).
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