Spokesperson of Draugiem Group

Jānis Palkavnieks

The spokesperson of Draugiem Group since 2011, Jānis Palkavnieks started his career by heading the development of the pubic relations department of the University of Latvia and leading as the director. Later he offered PR consultations to members of the European Parliament. Afterwards he worked as the editor of politics at Diena.lv, and created and lead the first Latvian internet television, Diena.Tv. His career continued in the Latvian Basketball association as the director of marketing, organizing the women’s European championship, and later worked at Lattelecom as a PR specialist, blogger, and creator of the social media communications strategy. He has studied religion and law sciences at the University of Latvia, and has interned in crisis communication management at Akademie Führung und Kommunikation and brand management MBA at the London Business School.

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