On September 28, 2017, the International Association of Business Communicators Canada Regions (IABC Canada) named its 2017 recipients of the prestigious Master Communicator (MC) designation (one per region in each east and west).
The IABC Master Communicator designation is the Association’s highest honour in the country, and this year’s recipient in eastern Canada was APEX Public Relations / ruckus Digital managing partner Linda Andross, ABC.
“With 25+ years’ experience in public relations and fifteen of them at APEX, Linda’s role as Co-Managing Partner includes her being actively involved in each side of the business of APEX and ruckus – bringing her experience from the world of communications to the widely changing business of digital, social, content + kitchen sink. She oversees the effectiveness of APEX/ruckus’ many capabilities, enhancing client service and bolstering innovation to provide added value to their numerous blue-chip clients.”
Laurie Dawkins, ABC of Vancouver was the western Canadian recipient.
“Both Linda and Laurie are accomplished communication professionals who have made significant contributions to our profession in numerous ways throughout their careers,” said 2017 Master Communicator Selection Committee chair, Anna Willey, ABC, MC, IABC Fellow. “We are proud to honour them with this IABC Canada lifetime credential.”
The selection for both recipients was made by Master Communicators from across Canada.
More information on the awards program is available on the IABC Canada website.