LONDON, September 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Ketchum Pleon, a leading public relations consultancy and part of global public relations agency Ketchum, and its clients have been shortlisted for five PRWeek Awards, including Large Consultancy of the Year and International Consultancy of the Year. With five nominations, Ketchum Pleon ranks among the most recognised firms at this stage of the awards process. Winners of the awards will be announced on the 25th of October at a ceremony held at London's Grosvenor House Hotel. Ketchum Pleon was also recently recognised as a top 10 UK employer by Great Places to Work.
"The PRWeek Awards are the premier PR and communications industry awards in the UK, and to be recognised for our work is testimony to the innovative campaigns and meaningful results we've produced in partnership with our clients," said Avril Lee, partner and CEO of Ketchum Pleon London.
Ketchum Pleon and its clients have been shortlisted in the following categories:
LARGE CONSULTANCY OF THE YEAR
INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANCY OF YEAR
HEALTHCARE - ETHICAL AND OTC CONSUMER
"Shedding the Pounds"
Allergan with Ketchum Pleon and the Royal College of Surgeons
MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS - BUSINESS
"Profiting from Freshness: Helping Hospitality Operators Realise the Benefit of Fresh First Impressions"
P&G Professional's Flash and Febreze brands with Ketchum Pleon
Philips with OneVoice¹
"Built over 25 outstanding years, the PRWeek Awards reward absolute excellence," said PRWeek editor Danny Rogers. "A distinguished panel of judges evaluates the very best our industry has to offer and look for campaigns that demonstrate creativity, delivery against specified objectives and understanding of the audience, and an appreciation of the role of PR in the wider business strategy. We look forward to celebrating the winning work at the PR industry's biggest night of the year."
During 2011, Ketchum Pleon received a number of PR and communications industry accolades, including a Silver PR Lion at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for the Philips' "Parallel Lines" campaign, six EMEA SABRE Awards (after having received more nominations than any other single agency), plus 26 North American SABRE Awards. In addition, the Holmes Group named Ketchum as Greater China Consultancy of the Year.
Note to Editors
1 OneVoice is an alliance of Omnicom PR agencies led by Ketchum and Fleishman-Hillard, retained globally by Philips to work on its lighting, consumer electronics and healthcare business units.
About the PRWeek Awards
The PRWeek Awards reward absolute excellence and are widely accepted by the PR and communications sector to be the equivalent of the film industry's 'Oscars'. The 25th Anniversary PRWeek Awards event is on Tuesday 25 October 2011 at Grosvenor House on London's Park Lane - the home of all the UK's great awards ceremonies - and is the PR industry's biggest night of the year.
About Ketchum Pleon
Ketchum Pleon is one of the largest, most geographically diverse communications consultancies and the established European market leader. Worldwide, Ketchum has more than 2,400 employees in owned operations and operates in 70 countries with more than 100 owned and affiliated offices. Ketchum is a unit of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC). Additional information on Ketchum Pleon and its award-winning work can be found at http://www.ketchumpleon.com.
Ketchum is a leading global communications firm with operations in more than 70 countries across six continents. Named 2010 Large PR Firm of the Year (Holmes Report and PR News) and the winner of an unprecedented three consecutive PRWeek Campaign of the Year Awards, Ketchum partners with clients to deliver strategic programming, game-changing creative and measurable results that build brands and reputations. For more information on Ketchum, a unit of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC), visit http://www.ketchum.com.
SOURCE Ketchum Ltd