PROI Worldwide, home of the leading global independent integrated communications agencies, has appointed Angela Scaffidi as Global Chair. Scaffidi, Managing Partner, of Australia-based Senate SHJ, will be chairing PROI's International Board of Directors for two years, starting July 2024.

Scaffidi is a highly esteemed and sought after advisor to clients in the public, private and notfor-profit sectors throughout Australasia. She has served for many years on the PROI Board, representing the APAC region. She is also a Fellow of Communication and Public Relations Australia (CPRA) and a member of Chief Executive Women in Australia.

“This appointment is an honour,” Scaffidi said. “I look forward to working with my partners and friends across the globe to grow the PROI’s influence in our industry. Together we have a team of 9,100 people around the world. It’s a powerful force to drive positive change, both in our industry and society. I’m excited to help our partners to flex their entrepreneurial muscle, continue to grow and make an even greater impact on the world.” 

PROI Worldwide harnesses the collective power of the world’s most entrepreneurial communications firms. Individually, they are successful local and regional businesses. Collectively, they are a communications powerhouse delivering for clients worldwide. PROI encompasses 90 partners with 9,100+ employees in more than 165 cities and 65 countries. With combined 2023 revenue of more than US$1.108 billion, PROI ranked 5th among consolidated communications groups, and is the only one in the top five based on a unique partnership of independent business people. Thousands of clients, including dozens of Fortune 500 companies, trust PROI partners in one or more countries and regions around the world