MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The United Kingdom-based International Public Relations Association (IPRA) has appointed Ron F. Jabal, APR as one of the international judges in the 2021 Golden World Awards (GWA) – one of the most prestigious awards for PR campaigns in the world. Mr. Jabal is the Chairman and CEO of PAGEONE Group which has been awarded its 5th Agency of the Year last March 2020 by the Public Relations Society of the Philippines.
This is Mr. Jabal’s third time to join global communications leaders the annual IPRA GWA which recognizes excellence in public relations practice worldwide in a variety of categories. Recipients of the award take particular pride in the recognition granted to their entry as meeting international standards of excellence in public relations.
Ron has more than 25 years of professional experience in public relations. He currently manages the five-year old award-winning communications consulting agency, PAGEONE Group that has already won five (5) Agency of the Year Awards; has helped clients win four (4) Grand Anvil Awards and three (3) Platinum Award from the Public Relations Society of the Philippines. PAGEONE won ASEAN Agency of the Year Award in Malaysia in 2019. To date, the agency has already been recognized in Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Canada and the Philippines with more than 200 metals.
Mr. Jabal is also a globally recognized PR professional serving as Lead, Crisis and Risk Management Working Group of the Asia Pacific Association of Communications Directors (APACD) and a thought leader of the UK-based International Public Relations Association (IPRA). He is also a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and the International Association of Business Communicators. He was President of the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP) in 2016.
He is currently finishing PhD in Sociology at Dela Salle University Manila and has just been accepted to pursue a research -based PhD in Business Management at the Swiss School of Management.
In December 2020, the PAGEONE executive was recognized as People of the Year 2020 in the Golden Flag Awards (GFA) – the most prestigious award giving body for public relations and communication professionals in China. The GFA People of the Year Award is bestowed on visionary, strategic, and innovative communication professional elites who lead the development of PR and communication professions in China and the Asia Pacific. Winners were chosen among nominees based on their contributions, achievements, reputation, team influence, PR thoughts, and innovations in the marketing field.