Renee Wilson

PR Council: President

Renee Wilson is the president of the PR Council, the professional trade association for agencies practicing public relations, within the world of marketing and communications.  The PR Council has 110+ members representing more than 11,000 employees in the US.

Renee is a regularly featured speaker at various international conferences and most recently presented at the United Nations International Women’s Day Conference, SxSw Social Good Hub, 2015, ColorComm and espnW 2015.  A Cannes lion award winner herself, Renee’s teams have won more than 25 awards for exceptional, break-through work.  A long-standing proponent for diversity, she sits on the Advisory Board for the Young Women’s Leadership Schools of NYC and is a member of the NY Women in Communications.  She has guest lectured on international communications at NYU and Baruch.  Renee has appeared on the 2013 PRWeek “Power List” and this year was inducted into the PRWeek “Hall of Femme,” honoring women of the profession

Her point of view has been published in the following publications: USA Today, Forbes, Huffington Post,

Prior to her role at the PR Council, Renee spent 11 years at MSLGROUP most recently as a member of the global board of directors; and the firm’s Chief Client Officer, responsible for liaison with senior clients and the agency’s international client engagement program, which she created. She is also the former President of MSLGROUP in North America.  Renee was president of the 2014 PR jury for the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and served on one other Cannes Jury in 2011. 

Renee spent four years living and working in London for another international PR consultancy.  During this time she managed the EMEA communciations for brands within Kellogg’s and Johnson & Johnson.