NEW YORK, June 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MWWPR (www.mww.com), one of the top-five global independent public relations firms, today announced that Matthew Malat has joined MWWPR as a public affairs director in the firm's Trenton, N.J. office.
Prior to joining MWWPR, Malat was the Director of Government Relations for the N.J. Chamber of Commerce. During his tenure as a lobbyist concentrating on economic development, budget issues and healthcare, Malat was instrumental in coordinating a $1.2 million dollar effort against a ballot question on behalf of the state Chamber's involvement with the Coalition to Preserve Jobs and Our Constitution, Inc.
"Matthew is exactly the professional we need in our 50 State Public Affairs Network because he has a fresh perspective on how to impact public policy and mobilize third-party advocates at the state level," said William P. Murray, executive vice president and national director of MWWPR's 50 State Public Affairs Network. "I am confident Matthew will be an exceptional addition to our team of the industry's top innovative players and strategic thinkers."
Malat began his career in 2008 as a legislative staffer for the New Jersey Assembly Republican Caucus and later worked as a legislative aide for Senator Anthony R. Bucco, specializing in state budget issues. He also worked for Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce and as a senior legislative aide to the late Assembly Republican Leader Alex DeCroce.
Malat is a graduate of Rutgers University, where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science.
MWWPR is one of the world's top independent public relations agencies with a global network of eight offices across the US and Europe. A full-service firm that approaches communications without the boundaries of expected thinking, MWWPR's expertise spans Consumer Brands, Technology, Corporate Communications and Reputation Management, Sports & Entertainment, Luxury Lifestyle, Public Affairs, Crisis Communications, LGBT and Wellness & Nutrition.
With dedicated insights, strategy, data and analytics, social media, creative and technology teams, MWWPR ensures that clients Matter More™ to the stakeholders who matter most. MWWPR's Matter More™ approach has been recognized by numerous, top industry awards. In 2015, MWWPR was honored with a gold at the American Business Awards for "Company of the Year," and 2014 accolades include the Global SABRE Award, "PR Agency of the Year" and "Company of the Year" by the International Business Awards, as well as "Top Places to Work in PR."
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