Attracting and Retaining Top Talent


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29 October 2012


02:10 PM


The best public relations firms recognize how the value-chain works: good people attract good clients, resulting in good profits. Getting the people side of the equation right is ever more critical, and this panel--featuring firms that have earned high marks in The Holmes Report's Best Consultancies to Work For research discussing the secrets of their success.


Name:Paul Holmes

Company:Holmes Group


Paul Holmes, editor of The Holmes Report and chief executive of The Holmes Group, has been writing about public relations for more than 25 years. Paul began his career in local newspapers in the north of England and also worked for a newspaper group in South London before joining PR Week as news editor in 1985. In 1987 he moved to New York to launch the short-lived US edition of that publication,...


Name:Christine Barney

Company:rbb Public Relations


Christine M. Barney is chief executive officer and managing partner of rbb Public Relations, a four-time national Agency of the Year winner.  She oversees the development of client programs with an eye toward ensuring that meaningful results are measured and achieved. Barney develops multifaceted marketing communications programs for a variety of clients including Duncan Hines, DHL Exp...

Name:Leslie Campisi



Name:Ralf Hering

Company:Hering Schuppener


Ralf Hering is Principal Partner & CEO of HERING SCHUPPENER Group, Germany’s leading corporate & financial communications consultancy, which he founded in 1994. He is in charge of the group management and advises clients in mission-critical situations, on issues related to corporate positioning as well as on crisis and restructuring processes. From 1985 to 1994, Ralf was CEO of...