Global Alliance for PR and Communication Management elects Director

By Athira ABD Latiff

KUALA LUMPUR, 10 August 2023: Malaysia’s Public Relations (PR) pratitioner Jaffri Amin Osman was re-elected as Director of Global Alliance PR and Communication Management in Switzerland.

Global Alliance for PR and Communication Management (GA) is one of the biggest PR associations in the world with more than 350,000 affiliated members from around the globe.

Jaffri, managing consultant at World Communications, became the first Malaysian to sit on the GA Board when he was voted two years ago, and is serving as a fellow at Institute PR Malaysia and Asean PR Network.

Institute Public Relations Malaysia Senior Fellow Professor Dato’ Seri Dr Syed Arabi Syed Abdullah Idid expressed pride in Jaffri’s leadership and aspirations for Malaysian and ASEAN PR practitioners and professionals.

“To be honest I am not surprised at Jaffri’s win. We always knew he is a professional, global in his ways, local in his approach,” he highlighted. 

Prof. Dato’ Sri Dr. Syed Arabi also added in a statement that Jaffri’s talks, programmes and campaigns in Malaysia, in Asean and globally have been exemplary.

President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Global Alliance for PR and Communication Management (GA), Justin Green heartedly congratulated Jaffri on his reappointment.

“Jaffri had led, contributed and networked to grow the PR profession globally and had set new standards these couple of years. We are blessed to have Jaffri as a top performing and very hard working Director and member of our Global Alliance Board, across 126 countries around the world,” he said in a congratulatory message.

Former BERNAMA CEO, Datuk Yong Soo Heong also expressed his fondness of Jaffri as he “…comes across as a perfect master PR strategist the first day I met him because of his all-round positive disposition.” ***