NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and engagement firms, was awarded the No. 1 spot on The Holmes Report's 2015 Global Creative Index, the fourth annual list ranking creative excellence in public relations. Weber Shandwick earned the top spot on the inaugural Global Creative Index in 2012 and has remained in the top three every year that the ranking has been published.
The Global Creative Index celebrates the most creative public relations agencies in the world. In developing the list, The Holmes Report takes into account entries and winners from more than 25 public relations award programs from around the world over a 12 month period. According to The Holmes Report, Weber Shandwick was honored following "an impressive breadth of award-winning campaigns across numerous markets."
In The Holmes Report's list of the top 10 most creative PR campaigns, Weber Shandwick and its clients earned recognition for three campaigns, the most of any agency, for work on the Danone Nutricia Crisis, Yum! Brands World Hunger Relief and Who Framed Master Kong?
"The power of creativity is limitless. It takes bold thinking, bravery, and most importantly, uber-talented employees and incredible client partners to deliver work that makes an impact," said Gail Heimann, president, Weber Shandwick. "We celebrate this honor with them, and we look forward to continuing to defy the boundaries of creativity and big ideas together."
About Weber Shandwick
Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications and engagement firm in 75 cities across 34 countries and operations extending to 123 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 an Ad Age A-List Agency in 2014 and 2015, PRWeek's 2015 Global Agency of the Year and The Holmes Report's 2014 Global Agency of the Year. 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 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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