JohnstonWells’ international network appoints new regional director
Monday, 29 August 2011 20:34

IPREX – the worldwide corporation of independent public relations and communication firms, appointed Alaina Gjertsen as Director of the Americas last week.

IPREX President the Americas, Renzi Stone (Saxum, Oklahoma City) welcomed the appointment as part of the network’s commitment to world-class internal management:

“Alaina’s appointment reflects the continuing growth of partner interactions in the IPREX Americas region. With 35 partners operating 52 offices from Canada to Latin America and working in everything from public affairs and financial communication to cutting edge social media work, the depth and breadth of expertise we now offer our clients needs professional management.

“We’ve found IPREX partners to be responsive and professionals when we’ve called on them to work with us, said JohnstonWells CEO, Gwinavere Johnston. “ It’s been an enriching experience.”

JohnstonWells has been a part of IPREX for more than 20 years. Johnston served as president of IPREX North America from 2004 to 2008.


IPREX is one of the world’s major corporations of independent public relations and communication firms. Founded in 1983, its 68 partners have 102 offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, with annual revenue of US$178m. Its 1,300 professionals provide a comprehensive range of services for some of the world’s most successful companies.