Marian Salzman, CEO, Havas PR North America101 Newhouse 1 March 23, 2017,
Marian Salzman is one of the most awarded female public relations executives in North America, currently listed in PRWeek’s Global Power Book and a PR News Top Woman in PR. Before heading Havas PR (ranked in the top 12 in the world) and the Global Collective, Salzman was the CMO at Porter Novelli, the CMO at JWT Worldwide and the CSO at Euro RSCG Worldwide. She is also an entrepreneur, launching American Dialogue focus groups in cyberspace back in the early 1990s and then selling the company to Yankelovich a few years later.
Since Salzman took over at Havas PR in late 2009, the agency has become one of the most awarded of its size. As a sought-after speaker, she presents across the globe on topics from health trends to branding to generational differences and more. She is the author or co-author of 16 books, including "Buzz," the first big business book on buzz marketing, and her latest, "Agile PR: Expert Messaging in a Hyper-Connected, Always-on World."