MWW Group Wins Big at the 2010 PR News PR People Awards

President and CEO Michael Kempner Named PR Agency Professional of the Year; Agency Wins "Hat Trick" with Executives Scoring Top Honors For Investor Relations Professional of the Year and PR Team Leader of the Year

Dec 02, 2010, 10:05 ET from MWW Group

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW Group (, one of the nation's top ten public relations firms, announced today that its founder, president and CEO Michael W. Kempner was named "PR Agency Professional of the Year" at the 2010 PR People Awards.  The PR News PR People Awards highlights those who have set the benchmark for public relations and showcases the outstanding PR achievements of the last year. The PR News PR People awards were held on November 30, 2010 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

MWW Group scored a rare agency "hat trick" with two additional members of its management team receiving top honors in their respective categories:  Claire Koeneman, president of MWW Group's Financial Relations Board was named "Investor Relations Professional of the Year" and Joseph Cohen, group vice president at MWW Group, was named "PR Team Leader of the Year."

"In an industry where your people are the business, the importance of having the absolute top talent simply cannot be understated. It is a great honor to be recognized by PR News as its 'PR Professional of the Year' but it is easy to lead when you have great people on your team," said Kempner.  "Claire and Joe have both been members of my team for more than a decade and they each embody our 'Aim High. Deliver' culture of setting our goals high and delivering game-changing results to our clients every single day."  

About MWW Group

MWW Group is one of the nation's top ten public relations agencies and is known for its results-driven approach to public relations and "Aim High. Deliver" commitment to client service. For four years in a row, MWW Group was honored with the #1 ranking in the Holmes Report agency client satisfaction survey. MWW Group achieved top rankings in the categories of account leadership, strength of account team, creativity, strategy and planning, and program execution. In 2008, MWW Group was named PR Agency of the Year by The American Business Awards and Mid-size PR Firm of the Year by PR News, in recognition of the firm's growth, strategic account leadership and industry-leading employee retention.  MWW Group is part of the Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE: IPG).