PARIS, Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- MSL, the global public relations network of Publicis Groupe, has been recognized by the Stevie® Awards with its top award, a Grand Stevie® as the Most Honored Organization of the Year in the International Business Awards, the world's premier business awards competition. MSL is part of the Publicis Communications Solution Hub.
MSL won 55 awards across multiple categories, including PR, marketing, new products, company awards and video. The wins include 14 Gold Stevie Awards, ahead of any other organization, for work done by offices from Canada, China, India, Japan, the USA and other nations, for clients as diverse as The Home Depot, Huawei, and Marico Ltd., among others. It includes a win by North Strategic as Canadian PR Agency of the Year and two personal awards for Erin Lanuti, Chief Influence Strategist, including a Bronze Stevie as Innovator of the Year.
Thirty-six of MSL's awards were from Asia, 19 were from the U.S.
The awards will be presented in Barcelona, Spain on 21 October.
"We are particularly proud of our achievement in The Stevie International Business Awards program because it recognizes business accomplishments and results. We build influence and deliver impact for thousands of companies and brands around the world, and our approach involves a laser focus on designing communications and campaigns to optimize the business impact for our clients," said Guillaume Herbette, Global CEO of MSL.
MSL entered the competition in early spring 2017 prior to the Publicis Groupe year-long moratorium on award program participation.
The 55 wins in 2017 far surpasses the 31 total awards that MSL collected last year when it won the prestigious Grand Stevie of Most Honored PR Agency.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.
MSL is Publicis Groupe's strategic communications and engagement group. It is one of the world's largest public relations and integrated communications networks and provides strategic counsel and creative thinking. It champions its clients' interests through fearless and insightful campaigns that engage multiple perspectives and holistic thinking to build influence and deliver impact. With more than 3,100 people across more than 110 offices worldwide, MSL is also the largest PR network in Europe and the fastest growing in China and India.
Publicis Communications is one of the four solutions hubs of Publicis Groupe, alongside Publicis Media, Publicis.Sapient and Publicis Healthcare. Publicis Communications unites the Groupe's creative offering: Publicis Worldwide, Leo Burnett, Saatchi & Saatchi, BBH, Fallon, Marcel, Prodigious, a global production leader, and MSLGROUP, specialised in strategic communications. Present in 20 markets, Publicis Communications aims to be the indispensable creative partner in their clients' transformation. Publicis Communications draws upon the expertise of over 30,000 employees.