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Ansgar Zerfass, Professor and Chair of Strategic Communication at the Institute of Communication and Media Studies at Leipzig University, Germany, has taken up a new role as Member of the Board of Directors of the International Communication Association (ICA). He will also serve as the Chair of ICA's Public Relations Division for 2021-2023 and oversee the Dvision's activities at the upcoming annual conferences in Paris, France, and Toronto, Canada.

ICA aims to advance the scholary study of human communication by encouraging and facilitating excellence in academic research worldwide. ICA, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a truly international association with more than 4,500 members in 80 countries - most of them professors at renowned universities. Since 2003, ICA has been officially associated with the United Nations as a non-governmental association.