NEW YORK, April 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and engagement firms, was named Global Agency of the Year at the 2016 PRWeek Global Awards, marking the second year in a row the firm has earned this honor. The award recognizes firms that demonstrate great business results, talent development, community leadership, innovation and outstanding customer relationships across at least three different continents. Weber Shandwick was also named Large Agency of the Year and overall Agency of the Year at the PRWeek U.S. Awards earlier this year.
"Being named Global Agency of the Year two years in a row is a reflection of the strength of our teams around the world and the consistently powerful, meaningful and impactful work they deliver in partnership with our clients," said Andy Polansky, CEO, Weber Shandwick. "Our collaborative culture fuels the vision, creativity and passion we bring to every client engagement and makes Weber Shandwick a distinctive firm in the marketing services arena."
The PRWeek Agency of the Year honors are among several global industry recognitions earned by Weber Shandwick in 2016, including being named a U.K. Business Superbrand for the 10th year in a row, a Top Company to Work for in the UAE by Great Place to Work Institute, a PR News CSR A-List Agency for the fifth consecutive year and a PR News Diversity in PR Awards Organization of the Year. Weber Shandwick was also named Agency of the Year in China and India at the 2016 Mumbrella Asia Awards, and the firm's Brazil operation was recently recognized as a TOP 10 Brazil – Communication Agency for the second year in a row at the 2016 TOP Mega Brasil Awards. Weber Shandwick was named Global Agency of the Year by The Holmes Report in 2014 and 2015.
About Weber Shandwick
Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications and engagement firm in 78 cities across 34 countries with a network extending to 126 cities in 81 countries. The firm's diverse team of strategists, analysts, producers, designers, developers and campaign activators has won the most prestigious awards in the world for innovative, creative approaches and impactful work, including being honored as PRWeek's Global Agency of the Year in 2015 and 2016, an Ad Age A-List Agency in 2014 and 2015, and The Holmes Report's Global Agency of the Year in 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2015. Weber Shandwick and its Prime unit have won a combined 25 Cannes Lions since 2009. Weber Shandwick was also named a Best Place to Work by Ad Age in 2014 and 2015 and PRWeek in 2013 and 2014. The firm deploys deep expertise across sectors and specialty areas, including consumer marketing, corporate reputation, healthcare, technology, public affairs, financial services, corporate social responsibility, financial communications and crisis management, using proprietary social, digital and analytics methodologies. Weber Shandwick is part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). For more information, visit http://www.webershandwick.com.
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