NEW YORK, May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Agency's work for Bristol-Myers Squibb also named winner of Corporate Social Responsibility award
TogoRun (http://www.togorun.com), a global health and well-being communications and public affairs agency, was named International Agency of the Year at the inaugural PRWeek Global Awards ceremony, held in Barcelona, Spain, on May 15. The agency was also named winner in the Corporate Social Responsibility category for PATH B (Patients and Professionals Acting Together for Hepatitis B), a hepatitis B patient and professional engagement and education program developed for Bristol-Myers Squibb.
"We are thrilled to receive these prestigious international awards that recognize TogoRun's trailblazing work on behalf of our clients across the globe," said Gloria M. Janata, J.D, TogoRun president and senior partner. "At TogoRun, we not only aim to provide our clients the best agency experience of their careers, but commit to working in close partnership with them to deliver truly exceptional results that help make the world a healthier and happier place."
The PRWeek Awards, which honor best practices and creative excellence in public relations, are considered the industry's highest accolades of the year. This year, the PRWeek Global Awards are presented for the first time to recognize agencies for their transformative work across markets and around the world.
This win comes on the heels of a year of continued growth and success for TogoRun, which has included the launch of a new business offering with StudioTogo - a full-service global creative shop; a growing global public affairs capability; and a new U.S. West Coast office.
TogoRun is an award-winning, full-service global health and well-being communications and public affairs agency with offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and London. The agency specializes in integrated marketing and communications, branding and positioning, advocacy and government affairs, issues and crisis management, and corporate communications and social responsibility. Areas of expertise include the following sectors: pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, health insurance, hospital, non-profit/association, medical aesthetics, consumer packaged goods and beauty. TogoRun is proud to be named PRWeek's Global Awards 2014 International Agency of the Year and Corporate Social Responsibility winner. TogoRun also was shortlisted by PRWeek as 2014 Small Agency of the Year. Additional awards include the 2013 Public Relations Society of America's (PRSA) Silver Anvil Award for Excellence in Public Affairs and the 2013 PRSA NY Chapter Big Apple Awards for Public Affairs and Best Use of Research, Measurement and Evaluation; and the 2012 Communiqué Excellence Award in International Media Relations. TogoRun is a sister agency to FleishmanHillard and is a part of Diversified Agency Services, a division of Omnicom Group Inc.
About Diversified Agency Services
Diversified Agency Services (DAS), a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) (http://www.omnicomgroup.com), manages Omnicom's holdings in a variety of marketing communications disciplines. DAS includes over 200 companies, which operate through a combination of networks and regional organizations, serving international and local clients through more than 700 offices in 71 countries.