EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW (www.mww.com), one of the top five independent public relations firms, today announced that Cecilia Coakley has been promoted to senior vice president. Since joining MWW in 2007, Coakley has risen to become a member of the leadership team of MWW's award-winning corporate reputations practice. In her new role, she will be responsible for further developing and implementing executive visibility and strategic communications programs and offerings for leading brands across sectors and industries.
"Since the day she joined our team in 2007, Cecilia has made an immediate impact and has been a significant contributor to the growth and expansion of our corporate communications and executive eminence practices. She is a valued counselor to our clients, a great leader and mentor to her staff and an individual who embodies MWW's 'Matter More,' philosophy," said Carreen Winters, executive vice president of MWW's corporate communications practice. "Cecilia is a standout example of MWW's ability to retain and cultivate its top talent."
Since beginning her career at MWW six years ago, Coakley has contributed to the significant growth of the firm's industry-recognized corporate communications team while helping to set best practices for corporate branding and thought leadership campaigns.
MWW's corporate reputations practice establishes and strengthens clients' reputation and leadership positions by building relevancy among an organization's critical audiences and stakeholders. The team has "best-in-class" expertise, strong media relationships and deep industry knowledge across such categories as financial and business services, healthcare and sustainability, among other verticals.
Coakley currently serves on the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) where she serves as Corporate Communications Committee Chair.
Educated in Sweden, she is fluent in Swedish and holds a B.A. in Finance and a degree in International PR and Communications from the Institute for International Business at SUNY at New Paltz.
MWW is one of the nation's top mid-sized public relations firms and one of the five largest independent agencies. The firm is industry-recognized for its work in consumer lifestyle marketing, digital marketing and social media, corporate communications, public affairs and government relations, consumer technology, healthcare and visual branding.
MWW's approach to building and accelerating relevance for clients has been recognized with top industry awards, including the 2013 "PR Agency of the Year," by the International Business Awards, 2013 "Midsize Agency of the Year" by the Bulldog Stars of PR Awards as well as 2013 "Best Places to Work in New Jersey" by NJBiz and 2012 "Top Places to Work in PR" by PR News. For more information on the firm's capabilities and "Matter More" commitment, visit www.mww.com. Connect with MWW on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google Plus and Instagram.