NEW YORK – Weber Shandwick, one of the world’s leading global communications and engagement firms, was named Global Agency of the Year at the 2016 PRWeekGlobal Awards, marking the second year in a row the firm has earned this honour. The award recognises 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 honours 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 Organisation of the Year. Weber Shandwick was also named Agency of the Year in China and India at the 2016Mumbrella Asia Awards, and the firm’s Brazil operation was recently recognised 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.