Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November 20, 2012
Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) today announced the election of Fulton Collins of the YPO Lone Star-Dallas Chapter as its 2013-2014 international chairman. Currently, Collins serves as vice chairman of the YPO International Board of Directors. He will assume the office of international chairman on July 1, 2013.
Collins is chairman and CEO of Network Communications Inc., one of the largest U.S. publishers of local printed and online magazines for the real estate market, distributing more than 6 million magazines each month.
“Fulton has been an exemplary leader in the organization at the chapter, regional, international and governance levels,” said 2012-2013 International Chairman Charles Davis of Los Angeles. “He knows the inner workings and embraces the vision of the organization like few others do. He is the perfect international ambassador of YPO’s mission to build Better Leaders Through Education and Idea ExchangeTM.”
A third-generation YPO member, Collins joined the YPO Lone Star-Dallas Chapter in 1998 and quickly became active in chapter leadership, first serving as a day chair for several events. He worked his way up the chapter ladder, eventually serving as chapter chair in 2007. He was also a member of the International Education Committee from 2007-2009 and held several positions on the Western U.S. Region Board including serving as regional chair from 2008 to 2010.
“It is an honor to have the opportunity to lead YPO, an organization that I am passionate about,” said Collins. “In a world where uncertainty is a common theme, YPO’s purpose of promoting better leadership is as relevant today as ever. It is a privilege to lead the organization during this crucial time.”
YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization) is a not-for-profit, global network of young chief executives connected around the shared mission of becoming Better Leaders Through Education and Idea ExchangeTM. Founded in 1950, YPO today provides 20,000 peers and their families in more than 120 countries with access to unique experiences, world-class resources, alliances with top learning institutions, and specialized Networks that help them enhance their business, community and personal leadership. Altogether, YPO member-run companies employ more than 15 million people around the world and generate US$6 trillion in annual revenues. For more information, visit http://www.ypo.org. Also see us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
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