The International Communications Consultancy Organization (ICCO) inducted Jack Martin, Global Chairman and CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies, into the Hall of Fame at the annual gala, celebrating his expertise and contribution to the public relations industry.

LONDON, December 6, 2016 – Jack Martin, Hill+Knowlton Strategies Global Chairman and CEO, was inducted into the ICCO Hall of Fame officially at a Gala Ceremony in the St. Pancras Renaissance hotel in London. The ICCO Hall of Fame was established back in 2003 and includes prominent PR experts, professionals and mentors. Martin has been awarded for his “exceptional efforts to globalize the public relations business, and for his amazing combination of cultural sensitivity and commercial acumen to create a global network with specific local relevance.”

The ICCO is the largest Global community of Public Relations and Public Affairs business, uniting 48 countries from all continents, having almost 4,000 PR agencies with almost one million employees.

“Jack is the first Hill+Knowlton Strategies leader to be voted into the ICCO Hall of Fame since the establishment of the organization,” says Maxim Behar, ICCO President.  “Leaders like Jack Martin are at the forefront of innovative thinking and the progression of our industry, his presence in the Hall of Fame reflects the ICCO leadership concept.”

“I am truly honored to be welcomed into the ICCO Hall of Fame. The ICCO has always been a revered group championing the cause of the international public relations community, and helps keep it at the forefront of best practices and innovation,” says Martin. “This induction reflects my passion for the industry, as well as the role H+K is taking in moving public relations forward. I would like to thank my colleagues, for whom their continued support is the backbone of our firm.”

ICCO President Maxim Behar announced Jack Martin’s induction at the Gala dinner in St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London.