NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEO and Founder of 5WPR Ronn Torossian was named a Finalist in the Communications, Investor Relations, or PR Executive of the Year category in The 2014 American Business Awards, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie® Award winner in the program. Torossian was named a Silver Stevie Award Winner for PR Executive of the Year in 2013 and 5W Public Relations was named Agency of the Year.
Ronn Torossian is one of America's most prolific and respected public relations experts. He is the Founder, President and CEO of 5W Public Relations, one of the 25 largest independent American PR firms, and his expertise in every facet of PR encompasses work for blue chip companies in industries including corporate, consumer, healthcare, technology, public affairs, entertainment and more. He is the recipient of multiple awards and is a past semi-finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young. Torossian is an expert on crisis communications, having provided services and counsel for top businesspeople and personalities, and regularly appears in the media.
Ronn Torossian is the best-selling author of "For Immediate Release: Shape Minds, Build Brands, and Deliver Results with Game-Changing Public Relations," a book known as an industry "must read", which highlights the key aspects and qualities of public relations and marketing. Torossian is a featured op-ed columnist for The Huffington Post, Newsmax, Wired Magazine and others. He is an active philanthropist and board member of numerous not-for-profit organizations. Ronn Torossian lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with his wife and children.
The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. More than 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year, among others.
"I am honored to have been named a finalist once again for Public Relations executive of the year. I work very hard – and every single day am focused on delivering results for our clients. I am thankful that this is the second year my dedication to our clients and the PR industry is being recognized by America's business leaders," said Ronn D. Torossian.
Finalists were chosen by more than 150 business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May. More than 150 members of several specialized judging committees will determine Stevie Award placements from among the Finalists during final judging, to take place May 13-22.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in five programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. A sixth program, the German Stevie Awards, will debut later this year. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.
SOURCE 5W Public Relations