For over 35 years, Stuart Rowlands PR (SRPR) has been proud to develop successful public relations, media awareness campaigns and special events for a wide range of corporations, individuals and businesses. Since 2002, SRPR has been based in Los Angeles, with clients including Lucas Oil, Lucas Oil Racing TV, MAVTV, Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment, the International Real Estate Awards, and A Mile A Way Productions.
Previously, Stuart served as Vice President of Global Public Relations for IMG based in Cleveland, with special responsibility for the Nobel Peace Concert, Peace Prize and the Nobel Institute. His duties included interviewing Nobel Laureates such as Northern Ireland’s John Hume, South Africa’s Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Polish President Lech Wałęsa.
Moving to Los Angeles from London, Stuart was hired as Vice President of Saltman & Flood, whose clients included the Ali-Frazier heavyweight title fights, the Andy Williams Show and the San Diego Open.
On opening SRPR, his clients included American Honda’s Motorcycle Racing teams, Anheuser-Busch (World Land Speed Record attempt), Bridgestone Tires (motor racing & golf), Colgate-Palmolive (tennis & golf), ESPN (Motorsports Explained TV series), and US Suzuki (motorcycle racing teams). SRPR also worked with Nancy Lopez, Muhammad Ali, Jack Nicholas, Greg Norman and Los Angeles Times publisher Otis Chandler.
Stuart was hired by chairman Mark McCormack as IMG’s Director of International Publicity at their headquarters in Cleveland. His major focus was on player participation at Wimbledon, the British Open, the US Ski Team and the US PGA and LPGA Tours.SRPR was founded in London as a music publicity company with such clients as Tom Jones, Rod Stewart, Spencer Davis, Jimmy Cliff and Island Records. Stuart expanded his client base to manage the European PR for the West African nation of Ghana, including Ghana Airways and the Ghana Export Board.