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Weber Shandwick Named To Advertising Age’s Agency A-List


NEW YORK - Weber Shandwick, a leading global public relations firm, was today named to Advertising Age’s esteemed agency “A-List” ( As the only PR firm to make this year’s list, Advertising Age called out the firm as a “PR Powerhouse,” highlighting its continued growth with both new and organic business, big ideas, integration and the strength of its consumer and digital offerings. Advertising Age noted that the criteria it used to choose this year’s winners were based on performance-driven work, a healthy new business track record and business model innovation.

“To be named to Advertising Age’s A-List is a true tribute to our people, our creativity and innovation and to the best-in-class clients we partner with every day to execute exciting brand programs that engage and build awareness,” said Harris Diamond, CEO, Weber Shandwick. “This accolade shows that as we continue to creatively integrate traditional and social media and design strategic, attention-getting campaigns, the results are unbeatable for all of us.”

This latest Advertising Age distinction adds to Weber Shandwick’s unprecedented string of international industry awards in recent months including: ‘Agency of the Decade’ by Advertising Age, ‘Global Agency of the Year’ by The Holmes Report, PRWeek UK ‘International Agency of the Year,’ the gold medal winner for PRWeek’s 2009 ‘Global Agency Report Card,’ ‘Agency of the Year’ by the European Excellence Awards, ‘International Agency of the Year’ by the UK Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA) and an inaugural Cannes Lions Advertising Festival award for best PR-led integrated campaign.

About Weber Shandwick
Weber Shandwick is a leading global public relations agency with offices in 77 countries around the world. The firm’s success is built on its deep commitment to client service, our people, creativity, collaboration and harnessing the power of Advocates - engaging stakeholders in new and creative ways to build brands and reputation. Weber Shandwick provides strategy and execution across practices such as consumer marketing, healthcare, technology, public affairs, financial services, corporate and crisis management. Its specialized services include digital/social media, advocacy advertising, market research, and corporate responsibility. In 2009, Weber Shandwick was recognized as PRWeek’s inaugural Global Agency Report Card Gold Medal Winner, an ‘Agency of the Decade’ by Advertising Age, Global Agency of the Year by The Holmes Report, and International Consultancy of the Year by PRWeek UK. The firm has also won numerous ‘best place to work’ awards around the world including PR News and The Holmes Report. Weber Shandwick is part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). For more information, visit


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