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Dec 06, 2016, 10:02 ET Nearly Half of American Millennials Say a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace is an Important Factor in a Job Search

Research released today from the Institute for Public Relations (IPR) and leading global communications and engagement firm Weber Shandwick found...


Nov 04, 2016, 13:40 ET PRWeek & MM&M Recognize Weber Shandwick Global Healthcare President Laura Schoen on Inaugural Health Influencer 50 List

PRWeek and MM&M have named Weber Shandwick's Laura Schoen, president of Global Healthcare and chair of Latin America, to the publications'...


Oct 19, 2016, 10:00 ET Global Consumers are Seven Times More Likely to See a Positive than Negative Impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on Society and Their Personal Lives

According to a new survey released today by global communications and engagement firm Weber Shandwick, consumers around the globe are more...


Oct 06, 2016, 10:29 ET Global CCOs Say Digital Communications and Employee Engagement are their Top Priorities, According to Survey by Spencer Stuart and Weber Shandwick

 More than seven in 10 global chief communications officers (CCOs) report that digital communications ranks as their top priority for the next...


Sep 23, 2016, 12:00 ET Weber Shandwick Wins Best PR Firm Diversity Initiative at 2016 Diversity Distinction in PR Awards

Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and engagement firms, was honored with the Best PR Firm Diversity...


Sep 13, 2016, 09:00 ET Weber Shandwick Acquires Flipside, Adds Depth in Mobile Strategy, Experiences and Business Transformation

 Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and engagement firms, has acquired Flipside, a specialized mobile and...


Aug 11, 2016, 09:30 ET Wayne Hickey Joins Weber Shandwick as EVP, Senior Technology Strategist as Firm Expands Technology Expertise across North America Client Portfolio

Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and engagement firms, announced today that Wayne Hickey has joined the agency as...


Jul 27, 2016, 12:30 ET Weber Shandwick Appointed Foodservice Advertising and Public Relations Agency of Record for Avocados From Mexico

Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and engagement firms, announced today that it will serve as the foodservice...


Jun 27, 2016, 18:21 ET Weber Shandwick is Most Awarded Public Relations Firm at 2016 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity

 Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and engagement firms, was the most awarded public relations firm at the 2016...


Jun 22, 2016, 09:00 ET CEO Activists Reap Rewards; But Not Without Incurring Risks

Nearly 40 percent of American adults believe that CEOs have a responsibility to speak out on hot-button issues, according to a new survey, "The...


May 05, 2016, 13:44 ET Weber Shandwick CEO Andy Polansky Presented with Individual Achievement Award at 2016 North America SABRE Awards

Weber Shandwick CEO Andy Polansky was recognized with The Holmes Report's Individual Achievement Award at the 2016 North America SABRE Awards in...


May 04, 2016, 16:30 ET Senior Kerry Adviser Drew O'Brien Joins Weber Shandwick to Lead Global Partnerships

 Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and engagement firms, announced today that Drew O'Brien has joined the firm...


Apr 29, 2016, 14:35 ET Weber Shandwick Named PRWeek Global Agency of the Year for the Second Year in a Row

 Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and engagement firms, was named Global Agency of the Year at the 2016 PRWeek...


Mar 18, 2016, 14:15 ET Weber Shandwick Named 2016 Agency of the Year by PRWeek

 Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and engagement firms, was named 2016 PR Agency of the Year and Large PR...


Mar 18, 2016, 10:00 ET Weber Shandwick Receives U.S. Treasury License to Pursue Opening Operations in Cuba

Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and engagement firms and part of Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG), has been granted...


Mar 15, 2016, 14:00 ET Weber Shandwick Becomes First Public Relations Firm to Join Columbia University Data Science Institute

 Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and engagement firms, announced today that it has joined the Affiliates...


Mar 08, 2016, 09:25 ET Weber Shandwick Research Finds Companies with Strong Reputations Have Twice as Many Women in Senior Management

 According to the results of the Gender Forward Pioneer (GFP) Index released today by leading global communications and engagement firm Weber...


Feb 11, 2016, 16:00 ET Weber Shandwick Hires Award-Winning Journalist and Former Dean, Brett Pulley, in Corporate Content and Senior Media Strategy Role

 Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and engagement firms, announced today that author and award-winning...


Jan 28, 2016, 13:00 ET Nearly All Likely Voters Say Candidates' Civility Will Affect Their Vote; New Poll Finds 93% Say Behavior Will Matter

While incivility is capturing the attention of the public and the media in the presidential race of 2016, Americans say it may not capture their...


Jan 25, 2016, 16:11 ET Weber Shandwick Chairman Jack Leslie Awarded Colombia's Orden de San Carlos Medal

Weber Shandwick Chairman Jack Leslie was awarded the Orden de San Carlos (Order of San Carlos) by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in a...


Jan 21, 2016, 16:30 ET Weber Shandwick Elevates Creative, Strategic Leaders as Firm Continues to Reshape Healthcare Communications

Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and engagement firms, announced a series of new appointments across the firm's...


Jan 07, 2016, 09:00 ET Weber Shandwick Acquires ReviveHealth; Unites Global Pharma Communications Expertise with Deep Health Services & Health Technology Capabilities

 Weber Shandwick, a wholly owned unit of Interpublic (NYSE: IPG) and one of the world's leading global communications and engagement firms, has...


Dec 17, 2015, 14:30 ET Weber Shandwick First Global PR Firm to Pilot Facebook at Work, Explores New Platform as Communications & Collaboration Tool for Clients to Engage Employees

 Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and engagement firms, will be the first global PR firm to pilot Facebook's...


Dec 10, 2015, 10:00 ET Millennials See Face-to-Face Networking & Socializing with Colleagues as More Important to Building their Reputations at Work than Older Generations

 Research released today from leading global communications and engagement firm Weber Shandwick and the Institute for Public Relations (IPR)...


Nov 24, 2015, 14:00 ET Weber Shandwick Opens Office in Brasilia, Extends Public Affairs Expertise Across Growing Network in Brazil

Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and engagement firms, announced the opening of its office in Brasilia today,...