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Weber Shandwick

Weber Shandwick

Subsidiary of the Interpublic Group of Companies

909 Third Ave., New York, NY 10022

212/445-8000; fax: 212/445-8001

Major practice areas: Food & beverage, financial services, government & public sector, health & wellness, mobility & transportation, technology, retail & CPG, lifestyle & leisure, media & entertainment, non-profit, energy, industry & manufacturing.
Specialty services:
- Strategy & analytics: research and insights; data intelligence, management and integration; strategic and channel planning
- Creative, design & content: creative concepting; creative development and production; creative technology; user experience and design
- Public relations & marketing: earned media strategy & media relations; influencer engagement; digital & social strategy and emerging platforms; paid and performance media
- Organizational transformation: culture transformation, change management, employee experience, DEI consulting
- Reputation & leadership: sustainability, social impact and ESG consulting; executive leadership; public affairs; crisis & risk management; geopolitical risk & strategy; capital markets communications

Founded: 2001.

Agency Statement:

Weber Shandwick is the global strategic communications and consulting network. Led by world-class strategic and creative thinkers and activators, Weber Shandwick has won some of the most prestigious awards in the industry, including being named to Ad Age’s A-List in 2020 and Best Places to Work in 2019. Weber Shandwick was also awarded PR Agency of the Year by Campaign US  in 2021, honored as PRovoke’s Global Agency of the Decade in 2020 and ranked #1 on PRovoke’s Global Creative Index in 2021 and 2022. Additionally, the firm was named PRWeek’s Global Agency of the Year in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 and was awarded PRWeek’s Purpose Agency of the Year in 2020 and 2021. Cumulatively, the firm has earned more than 150 Lions at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Weber Shandwick also received Honorable Mention (and the only PR agency) on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Global Marketing Agencies in 2021. Part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG), Weber Shandwick is the anchor agency within The Weber Shandwick Collective – the earned-first strategic communications and consulting network. For more information, visit

Gail Heimann, CEO, [email protected]
Susan Howe, pres., [email protected]
Jim O’Leary, CEO, North America, [email protected]
Joy Farber Kolo, chief brand officer, [email protected]
Chris Deri, chief corporate affairs officer & pres., C-suite Advisory, [email protected]
Judith Harrison, chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer, [email protected]
Pam Jenkins, chief public affairs officer, [email protected]
Sung Chang, chief impact officer, [email protected]
Tom Beckman, global chief creative officer, [email protected]
Chris Perry, chair of Weber Shandwick Futures, [email protected]
Laura Schoen, pres., global healthcare practice and chair, Latin America, [email protected]
Karen Pugliese, chief growth officer, [email protected]
Jill Tannenbaum, chief of staff, [email protected]
Jean Lee Swagert, chief people officer, [email protected]
Deb Nichols, chief financial officer, [email protected]
Tyler Kim, CEO of Asia Pacific, [email protected]
Michael Frohlich, CEO of Europe, Middle East and Africa and chief transformation officer, [email protected]

For a complete listing of our global offices please visit

North America Locations:

944 Brady Ave., Atlanta, GA 30318
404/266-7500; [email protected]
Melissa Golden, exec. VP & gen. mgr., Atlanta

3600 O’Donnell St., #250, Baltimore, MD 21224
410/558-2100; [email protected]
James Walker exec. VP & gen. mgr., Baltimore

33 Arch St., 14th flr., Boston, MA 02110
617/661-7900; [email protected]
Michael Byrnes, gen. mgr., Boston

300 Gleed Ave., 2nd flr., Ste. J, East Aurora, NY 14052
212/300-6806; [email protected]
Greg Wittmann, chief operating officer, Resolute Digital

875 N. Michigan Ave., #2400, Chicago, IL 60611
312/988-2400; [email protected]
Adam Wall, head of integrated operations, North America

13455 Noel Road, 11th flr., Dallas, TX 75240
469/917-6200; [email protected]
Melissa Golden, exec. VP & gen. mgr., Atlanta

One Detroit Center, 500 Woodward Ave., #1800, Detroit, MI 48226
248/203-8000; [email protected]
Katie Adams, exec. VP & gen. mgr., Detroit

1840 Century Park East, 6th flr., Los Angeles, CA 90067
310/854-8200; [email protected]
William Ludlam, pres., Weber Shandwick West

510 Marquette Ave., 13F, Minneapolis, MN 55402
952/832-5000; [email protected]
Dave Collett, exec. VP

209 10th Ave. South, #214, Nashville, TN 37203
615/742-7242; [email protected]
Chris Bevolo, CEO, ReviveHealth

909 Third Ave., New York, NY 10022
212/445-8000; [email protected]
Michael Wehman, exec. VP & gen. mgr., New York

1700 Market St., 29th flr., Philadelphia, PA 19103
215/790-4242; [email protected]
Joy Farber Kolo, chief brand officer

600 Battery St., San Francisco, CA 94111
415/262-5600; [email protected]
Will Ludlam, pres., Weber Shandwick West

The Cloud Room
1424 11th Ave., Suite 400, Seattle, WA 98122
206/576-5500; [email protected]
Will Ludlam, pres., Weber Shandwick West

1831 Chestnut St., St. Louis, MO 63101
314/436-6565; [email protected]
Dave Collett, exec. VP

Powell Tate
733 Tenth St., NW, Washington, DC 20001
202/383-9700; [email protected]
Paul Massey, pres., Powell Tate, Washington, DC

460 rue McGill, bureau 200, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2H2
514/447-3940; [email protected]
Marie-Eve Noel, VP, client experience

351 King St. E, #800, Toronto M5A 1L1
416/642-7963; [email protected]
Greg Power, CEO, Weber Shandwick Canada and pres., Weber Shandwick North

2015 Main St., Vancouver, BC V5T 3C2
604/681-7557; [email protected]
Shafiq Jamal, sr. VP & mng. dir.

Clients Include:

Anheuser-Busch InBev
General Motors

Weber Shandwick in the news with O'Dwyer's:

On the Move: Crosby Marketing Comms Hires Google's Reigle

Wed., May 24, 2023

...was a SVP at Braya Agency, and she has also held executive posts at Weber Shandwick , MWWPR, Ogilvy PR and 5W. She has worked with clients including American Express, Heineken,...

United Minds Unveils Myriant

Thu., May 18, 2023 business strategy,” said Ben Kalevitch, Myriant managing director.. United Minds is part of the Weber Shandwick Collective....

On the Move: FH's Eichler Drives to National Corvette Museum

Wed., May 17, 2023

...for the U.S. Army Recruiting Command and Novo Nordisk accounts. He previously was at Weber Shandwick , where he directed earned media and integrated marketing communications efforts for clients including Verizon,...

On the Move: Current Global Adds Ward as EVP

Fri., May 5, 2023

...a senior VP at the firm, she has also served as a VP at Weber Shandwick . Tyler Watson The Atlantic names Tyler Watson executive VP of marketing. Watson was most recently global VP of production...

IPG's Q1 Revenues Slide 2.3%

Thu., Apr. 27, 2023

...across each of our operating segments.” Interpublic’s specialized communications and experiential solutions unit, which includes Weber Shandwick , Golin, Current Global, R&CPMK, DeVries Global, Jack Morton, Momentum, and DXTRA Health) posted 1.2...

On the Move: Revive's Speer Moves to Merryman

Mon., Apr. 17, 2023

...director. Speer joins Merryman after more than 12 years at Revive (part of the Weber Shandwick Collective), where was he was executive VP, strategy. He was previously a vice president...

Health PR Firms Post 24.8% '22 Growth

Thu., Apr. 6, 2023

...impact practices. Bernstein, who joined the firm in January 2022 after a dozen years at Weber Shandwick , led the year of transformation with new leadership taking the helm. Peter Matheson Gay joined...

On the Move: US-China Biz Counsel Names Elliott PR Chief

Wed., Mar. 22, 2023

...succeeds Doug Barry, who had been with USCBC for four years. Adam Wall, Jodi Phillips The Weber Shandwick Collective promotes Adam Wall to chief integrated operations officer of its North American operations, and hires Jodi Phillips as...

Why I'm Seeing Double 

Tue., Mar. 14, 2023 just a little better. *** Bob Brody is a public relations consultant, a veteran of Weber Shandwick and Ogilvy, and an essayist who contributes to The Wall Street Journal, The New...

On the Move: Paul Werth Ups Granillo to President

Wed., Feb. 22, 2023

...director of global communications at eBay Marketplaces and senior vp, global consumer marketing at Weber Shandwick . In her new post, Chadwick will continue to oversee all team member and franchisee...

On the Move: Powell Tate Names Joshua Wu SVP Analytics, Intelligence

Thu., Feb. 16, 2023

... Joshua Wu Powell Tate, the public affairs unit of The Weber Shandwick Collective, appoints Joshua Wu as SVP president of analytics + intelligence. Wu comes to...

On the Move: Buckley Follows Former Mass Gov Charlie Baker to NCAA

Wed., Feb. 15, 2023

...brands across industries including food, personal care and sports, at agencies including Edelman and Weber Shandwick . “Courtney has been an outstanding global client leader for a number of years, skillfully ensuring...

Interpublic Shows 1.8% Q4 Revenue Growth

Thu., Feb. 9, 2023

...perform despite the current economic headwinds." The specialized communications and experiential solutions group, which includes Weber Shandwick , Golin, Current Global, R&CPMK, DeVries Global, Jack Morton, Momentum, and DXTRA Health, reported flat...

Why You Should Never 'Fake' Authenticity

Wed., Feb. 8, 2023 see Pam Jenkins, then president of Powell Tate, the public affairs division of Weber Shandwick , the strategic communications firm where I was a senior vice president. Pam and I...

On the Move: Revive Names Bevolo CEO

Mon., Feb. 6, 2023

... Chris Bevolo Revive, part of The Weber Shandwick Collective, names Chris Bevolo CEO. Bevolo has been with Revive since 2014, most recently...

Former Harris Aide Joins Giffords

Thu., Feb. 2, 2023

...communications for Sen. Mark Udall’s (D-CO) 2014 campaign. He was most recently a VP at Weber Shandwick and its public affairs unit, Powell Tate.  In his new role, Harris will serve as...

Noon Time at Weber Shandwick

Mon., Jan. 30, 2023

... Stephen Noon Stephen Noon, who a top strategist for the Scottish National Party, has joined Weber Shandwick as a senior advisor on policy and political engagement issues. The SNP is the largest...

Ex-Weber Shandwick Chair Works to Boost Trust in Public Health

Thu., Jan. 26, 2023

... Jack Leslie Jack Leslie, former chairman of Weber Shandwick , has joined Duke University as a senior visiting fellow at the Duke Global Health...

On the Move: IPG Names Accenture's Zoghby Chief Commerce Strategy Officer

Thu., Jan. 26, 2023

...enthusiasm to the role,” said PMC vp public affairs and strategy Brooke Jaffe. Jackie Cox Battles Weber Shandwick brings on Jackie Cox Battles as New York consumer brand practice iead and North...

On the Move: ICR Names Pacchia, Vollero Managing Directors

Fri., Jan. 20, 2023

...needs,” said Phil Denning, head of ICR’s Special Situations Group. Peter Carson, Greg Prager, Carolyn Devanayagam Weber Shandwick appoints three regional corporate affairs experts as part of its new Business & Society...

On the Move: Weber Shandwick Snags Edelman's O'Leary

Fri., Jan. 13, 2023

... Jim O'Leary Weber Shandwick appoints Jim O’Leary, Edelman’s US COO, as North America CEO. At Edelman, O’Leary has...

On the Move: FischTank PR Names Hamblin CleanTech VP

Tue., Jan. 10, 2023

...Naden previously served as president of twelvenote. Before that, she was an EVP at Weber Shandwick and SVP, consumer at MSLGROUP. Naden’s promotion comes as part of an overall revamping...

It's a Rollup World

Mon., Jan. 9, 2023

...which also acquired Larry Weber’s former firm Weber. The two were merged to become Weber Shandwick , which is now the second-largest PR agency in the world. This article is featured in...

Kerrigan Finds Bliss

Wed., Jan. 4, 2023

...division, handling internal/external messaging and strategic PR during a ten-year stint. After E&Y, Kerrigan joined Weber Shandwick in 2010 as executive VP-corporate reputation and brand. He was in charge of more...

Good Riddance 2022

Wed., Dec. 28, 2022

...PR highlights of 2022. Andy Polansky Andy Polansky, CEO of IPG DXTRA and executive chairman of Weber Shandwick , announces his plan to retire, wrapping up a nearly 40-year career in marketing communications....

Accounts in Transit: 360PR+ Adds Do Good Chicken

Wed., Dec. 21, 2022's passion for sustainable, entrepreneurial brands," said 360PR+ PR chief client officer and partner Victoria Renwick. Weber Shandwick is named corporate PR and public affairs agency for IKEA UK. The agency is...

On the Move: McAfee Hires Condé Nast's Findlay

Thu., Dec. 15, 2022

...Ventures creating forward thinking technology solutions in healthcare. He previously held executive positions at Weber Shandwick , imre and WebbMason Marketing. In his new role, Rintelmann is leading the firm's creative...

Why I'm Definitely - Or At Least Probably - Going to Quit Pitching The News Media

Wed., Dec. 14, 2022

...of it, maybe I will. *** Bob Brody is a public relations consultant, a veteran of Weber Shandwick and Ogilvy, and an essayist who contributes to The Wall Street Journal, The New...

On the Move: AMF Media Group Names Granger Marcomm President

Wed., Dec. 14, 2022

...Global names Peter Jacob managing director, Current Global Middle East. Jacob spent 15 years at Weber Shandwick as a member of the senior EMEA management team with responsibility for new business and...

On the Move: Dovetail Solutions Names Teiffel President

Mon., Dec. 5, 2022

...well for a continued upward growth trajectory,” said dovetail solutions CEO and founder Andy Boian. Dylan Davenport Weber Shandwick appoints Dylan Davenport to the newly created role of UK executive vice president, brand....

David Rosen: White Collar By Day, Blue Collar By Night

Fri., Dec. 2, 2022

...making sure others get home, too.    ***  Bob Brody is a PR consultant and veteran of Weber Shandwick , Ogilvy and Rubenstein. He is also the author of Playing Catch with Strangers: A Family...

News of Firms: Weber Shandwick Launches Business & Society Futures Offering

Fri., Dec. 2, 2022

... The Weber Shandwick Collective launches Business & Society Futures, an offering comprised of its advisory brands (Powell Tate, United...

BCW Recasts Ranks

Thu., Dec. 1, 2022

...her role as BCW’s UK chief. Before BCW, she was at Cohn & Wolfe, Weber Shandwick , Red Consultancy and MSL.  BCW also announced that Melanie Mitchem recently joined the firm as...

On the Move: TEAM Lewis Hires Weber Shandwick's Sam Mazzarelli

Thu., Nov. 3, 2022

...Sam Mazzarelli as an SVP in its consumer practice. Mazzarelli joins the agency from Weber Shandwick , where he held the same title. He has worked with clients across technology, hospitality,...

Venturoni Sails to Carnival

Tue., Nov. 1, 2022

...was executive VP at Hill+Knowlton Strategies and did a 14-year stint as president of Weber Shandwick ’s southwest region, counseling clients such as ExxonMobil, General Motors, US Army, Verizon and Omni...

News of Firms: Weber Shandwick Launches Push to Normalize Breastfeeding in Public

Wed., Oct. 26, 2022

... Weber Shandwick Paris has devised an awareness campaign aimed at normalizing breastfeeding in public spaces. “The...

Weber Shandwick's Giuda to Helm Krach Institute

Tue., Oct. 25, 2022

... Michelle Giuda Michelle Giuda, Weber Shandwick 's executive VP of geopolitical strategy & risk, will join the Krach Institute for Tech...

Interpublic Registers 1.5% Q3 Growth

Fri., Oct. 21, 2022

...the firm’s full-year organic growth projection to 7 percent. Interpublic’s specialized communications group, which includes Weber Shandwick , Golin, Current Global, Rogers & Cowan/PMK, United Minds, DeVries Global and DXTRA Health, showed...

Purple Strategies’ Giordano Joins Invariant

Thu., Oct. 13, 2022

...increase the visibility of its new offerings. Giordano also did stints at Hill+Knowlton Strategies and Weber Shandwick ’s Powell Tate unit. She has managed corporate reputation and PA programs for clients in the...

On the Move: Quantum Health Hires Hallock as CCO

Wed., Oct. 12, 2022

...and CareCloud; led global corporate communications at athenahealth at worked in healthcare communications at Weber Shandwick . In his new role, Hallock will lead Quantum Health's corporate communications function, including external...

Weber's Hart Moves to Current Global

Thu., Oct. 6, 2022 help drive its influencer marketing efforts. She joins Current from its Interpublic sister shop, Weber Shandwick , where Hart was EVP, influencer marketing and digital strategy during a nearly 11-year run.  Hart...

Weber Shandwick Hires Havas Health’s Massaia

Mon., Sep. 26, 2022

... Louis Massaia Weber Shandwick has hired Louis Massaia, executive VP/chief creative officer at Havas Health & You, as...

Gen Zers Prefer to Climb Corp. Ladder from Home

Wed., Sep. 14, 2022

...the option of making that climb from home, according to a new survey from Weber Shandwick ’s United Minds consultancy and KRC Research. “Workforce or Workforced?" polled 1,049 employed U.S. adults 18...

Nike’s Blackburn Joins United Minds to Head CEI

Tue., Sep. 13, 2022

...Redd Blackburn Nike's Nadine Redd Blackburn has joined United Minds, which is part of The Weber Shandwick Collective, as executive VP for culture, equity & inclusion behavior & systemic change. She had...

Strauss Exits M Booth Health

Wed., Aug. 24, 2022

...and creative concepting & facilitation. Stacey Bernstein, who was executive VP & global director at Weber Shandwick , succeeded Tim Bird as M Booth Health CEO in January. She reports to Dale...

Weber's Stephan Moves to H+K Strategies

Wed., Aug. 17, 2022

... Randa Stephan Randa Stephan, global head of marketing and brand at Weber Shandwick , is moving to Hill+Knowlton Strategies, where she will take the reins as the firm’s...

On the Move: ONEOK Hires Bayer's Wallis for SVP-Communs Spot

Thu., Aug. 11, 2022

...previously director of public affairs at Monsanto and has also held executive positions at Weber Shandwick and FleishmanHillard. “His experience and expertise in communications will be key in developing and...

News of Firms: Signal AI Acquires KELP

Wed., Aug. 10, 2022

...will join Signal AI as full-time employees, including co-founders Dan Gaynor, who previously founded Weber Shandwick ’s narrative strategy and analytics practice, and former Publicis Media head of strategy Shann Biglione....

Weber Alum Penati to Create Buzz for BEE

Thu., Aug. 4, 2022

... Luca Penati Luca Penati, one-time head of Weber Shandwick 's western region and leader of Ogilvy's technology group, has joined BEE (BEE Content Design,...

Jared Kushner Tells All

Thu., Jul. 28, 2022

...can you possibly be? Sad saga comes to an end. Frank Okunak, former COO of Weber Shandwick pleaded guilty to wire fraud and falsifying records on July 27. The fraud occurred...

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