Daniel Tisch APR, FCPRS
CEO, Argyle Communications
Past-Chair, Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management
Daniel Tisch is widely known as a leader in the global public relations community. He is the president and co-owner of Argyle Communications, one of Canada's premier independent PR firms, a Fellow of the Canadian Public Relations Society and past Chair of the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management, the confederation of the world's major PR industry associations.
Since Dan became president of Argyle Communications in 2003, the firm has expanded rapidly and earned a reputation as one of Canada's top mid-sized agencies. Argyle is invariably among the leaders in awards from the Canadian Public Relations Society and the International Association of Business Communicators, with over 100 awards over the past decade.
Dan has advised some of the world's most respected organizations, including major consumer brands, financial services leaders, public companies, technology start-ups and giants, pharmaceutical manufacturers, not-for-profits and local, provincial and national governments in Canada and abroad. He is particularly known for his expertise in issues management, executive spokesperson training, stakeholder engagement, strategic planning and creative message development.
Before joining Argyle, Dan held senior communications roles in the Canadian government, including serving as Senior Policy Advisor and Acting Chief of Staff to Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs. In this role he was a member of the Canadian delegation to the 1993 G7 Summit in Tokyo.
Born in Madrid, Spain, and raised in Toronto, Dan speaks English, French and Spanish. He holds two degrees from Queen's University — a Bachelor of Arts in Political Studies and a Master of Business Administration (specializing in marketing). In 2007, the Globe and Mail's Report on Business magazine named Dan one of 16 ‘star alumni' from Canada's leading executive MBA programs.
Workshop: Communication with Conscience: A global perspective on how PR can lead in today's organizations