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Subsidiary of the Interpublic Group of Companies
909 Third Ave.,
212/445-8000; fax: 212/445-8001
Major practice areas: B2B marketing; brand marketing; change management; corporate reputation; crisis management; data & analytics; diversity, equity & inclusion; employee engagement; geopolitical strategy & risk; healthcare marketing; media security; public affairs; social impact & sustainability; technology.
Specialty services: Content; creative; creative technology; digital platform strategy; experience design; influencer marketing; integrated media; media relations; strategic planning.
Weber Shandwick is a leading global marketing and communications agency built to deliver next-generation solutions to brands, businesses and organizations around the world. The agency is the anchor brand of The Weber Shandwick Collective, a communications and consulting network that spans from organizational transformation to brand purpose; from public affairs to creative execution. We are the network built for the critical interrelationship of business strategy and business communications. Weber Shandwick was named to Ad Age
's Best Places to Work in 2019 and was the only PR firm on Ad Age
’s A-List in 2019. Weber Shandwick was also honored as
PRWeek's Global Agency of the Year in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, PRWeek
's Purpose Agency of the Year in 2020 and 2021 and PRovoke
's Global Agency of the Year in 2015, 2017 and 2019, as well as Global Agency of the Decade in 2020. The firm earned 36 Lions at the 2020/21 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
Gail Heimann, CEO, [email protected]
Susan Howe, pres., [email protected]
Sara Gavin, chief client officer, [email protected]
Jill Tannenbaum, chief of staff, [email protected]
Chris Perry, chief innovation officer & chair, Weber Shandwick Futures, [email protected]
Karen Pugliese, chief growth officer, [email protected]
Sung Chang, chief impact officer, [email protected]
Brian Offutt, chief workforce innovation and operations officer, [email protected]
Joy Farber Kolo, pres., North America, [email protected]
Judith Harrison, exec. VP, global diversity, equity & inclusion, [email protected]
For a complete listing of our global offices please visit www.webershandwick.com.
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]
Paul Massey, pres., Powell Tate and global lead, social impact
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]
Alan Kercinik, exec. VP and gen. mgr., Chicago
13455 Noel Road, 11th flr., Dallas, TX 75240
469/917-6200; [email protected]
Melissa Golden, exec. VP
999 18th St., #2700, Denver, CO 80202
303/357-2381; [email protected]
Rana Komar, pres., Weber Shandwick Central
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]
Jim Wetmore, exec. VP & gen. mgr., LA, health practice lead 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]
Joanne Thornton, 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, pres., North America
600 Battery St., San Francisco, CA 94111
415/262-5600; [email protected]ndwick.com
Will Ludlam, pres., Weber Shandwick West
915 Saint Vincent Ave., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805/617-2832 [email protected]
Joanne Thornton, CEO, ReviveHealth
818 Stewart St., #1300, Seattle, WA 98101
206/576-5500; [email protected]
Will Ludlam, pres., Weber Shandwick West
555 Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO 63101
314/436-6565; [email protected]
Dave Collett, exec. VP
733 10th 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.
Weber Shandwick in the news with O'Dwyer's:
Moderna Consolidates PR at DXTRA Health
Tue., Jun. 14, 2022...a collective of more than 1,500 staffers housed within Interpublic shops.
A cross-disciplined group from Weber Shandwick , Golin and Jack Health will work to bolster the corporate reputation of the COVID-19...
On the Move: Vice Media Hires Netflix's Bing as CCO
Fri., Jun. 3, 2022...relations posts at Deutsche Bank and New York Life and was a director at Weber Shandwick . As CCO, Shishkin will oversee all creative marketing and communications strategies for the firm...
On the Move: Clyde Group Hires Beamon as SVP-Healthcare
Wed., May 25, 2022...on all aspects of marketing,” said Bospar principal and co-founder Curtis Sparrer.
Powell Tate, Weber Shandwick ’s DC-based public affairs unit, hires Teressa Wykpisz-Lee as senior vice president, of public affairs. Wykpisz-Lee most...
On the Move: Current Global Ups Rohr to Head Tech
Wed., May 4, 2022...India. Before coming to Current, he was global client experience lead for Microsoft at Weber Shandwick and was responsible for establishing the FleishmanHillard BlueCurrent brand in the UK. In his...
Is Trump Ready to Bail Out Putin?
Tue., May 3, 2022...Icahn owns 100 shares of Kroger. He is getting plenty of mileage from that investment.
Weber Shandwick wants to be known as the “in-culture communications agency.” The goal of the Interpublic...
Interpublic Reports 9.8% Growth
Thu., Apr. 28, 2022...to be a "stand-out" performer, picking up GrubHub and new assignments from NAPA auto parts.
Weber Shandwick added significant business from GSK for a treatment for chronic kidney disease anemia, while...
On the Move: PlanSource Hires Adobe, IBM Vet Auguste
Fri., Apr. 22, 2022...becoming a part of their cohesive efforts,” said Diamond PR vice president Kara Rosner.
Weber Shandwick hires Josh McGuire as group creative director in its Baltimore office. Prior to joining...
Harris Comms Director Ashley Etienne Heads to Powell Tate
Tue., Apr. 19, 2022...director for vice president Harris, joins Powell Tate, the public affairs unit of The Weber Shandwick Collective, as senior counselor.
Etienne has also served as communications director and senior advisor to...
Big Valley Adds AxiCom’s Huang Shin
Mon., Apr. 4, 2022...deputy managing director at FleishmanHillard’s tech sector and senior VP & deputy GM at Weber Shandwick ’s northern California region.
She has counseled Hewlett-Packard, Cisco, Intel, Huawei, Oracle, Dell and Compaq.
PR Firms Report Robust 29.7% Growth in '21
Fri., Mar. 25, 2022...final year of Tim Bird's leadership at the New York firm.
Stacey Bernstein, who was Weber Shandwick 's Boston general manager and executive VP/global director of digital health, succeeded Bird in January...
Edelman's Kah Yee Teh Heads to Macy's
Wed., Mar. 23, 2022...president, corporate communications.
Before coming to Edelman in 2016, she was a vice president at Weber Shandwick and senior media manager in GolinHarris's consumer practice. She has handled brand marketing and...
On the Move: TrailRunner Recruits Heather Wilson
Tue., Mar. 22, 2022...San Francisco office and led corporate and crisis communications on the West Coast for Weber Shandwick . “Heather’s wealth of experience as a senior advisor to companies involved in major litigation,...
On the Move: Prosek Partners Puts Beck in Charge of DC
Tue., Mar. 15, 2022...president positions. Wright, who serves as vice president, social and influence, was previously at Weber Shandwick and Lippe Taylor. At 160over90, he will develop strategies for new business proposals and existing clients, managing...
On the Move: Finn Partners Promotes Heinley
Tue., Mar. 8, 2022...recently a SVP and co-general manager at Braya Agency. She has also worked at Weber Shandwick , MWWPR and Ogilvy & Mather. At Bospar, Sommers will co-lead strategy and programming for...
Interpublic Posts 15% Jump in Q4 Revenues
Thu., Feb. 10, 2022...creative ad tech and direct-to-consumer commerce" capabilities.
IPG DXTRA, the collective of 27 brands including Weber Shandwick , Golin, R&CPMK, DeVries Global and Current Global, registered a 14 percent growth in Q4...
Ketchum Seeks Greater Influence
Wed., Jan. 26, 2022...partner of global digital and influencer. She also did stints at Edelman, MSLGroup, and Weber Shandwick .
Green was senior partner & US influencer marketing lead for GroupM. She also handled more...
Polansky to Retire at IPG DXTRA
Wed., Jan. 12, 2022...
Andy Polansky, CEO of IPG DXTRA and executive chairman of Weber Shandwick , will retire in June, wrapping up a nearly 40-year career in marketing communications.
On the Move: Reevemark Ups Leasure
Wed., Jan. 12, 2022...on high-stakes, value-determinative matters,” said Reevemark founder partner and chief executive officer Brandy Bergman.
Weber Shandwick names Michael Byrnes general manager of its Boston office. Byrnes, who was previously SVP,...
Weber’s Bernstein Takes M Booth Health Helm
Tue., Jan. 11, 2022...
Stacey Bernstein, executive VP & global director of digital health at Weber Shandwick , has joined M Booth Health as CEO.
She succeeds Tim Bird, who is taking on...
PR Rebounded in ’21 From Chaos of Pandemic ’20
Thu., Dec. 30, 2021...across all operating sectors. IPG DXTRA, the collective of 27 specialty marketing brands including Weber Shandwick , Golin, Revive, Powell Tate, Current Global and Rogers & Cowan PMK, posted an 18.5...
On the Move: Evoke KYNE Ups Gallo to EVP
Fri., Dec. 10, 2021...Survival and Sea to Summit. She has also worked at Stanwood & Partners and Weber Shandwick . Nadine Gaynor has also joined the firm from RVD Communications as account director and...
Thu., Dec. 2, 2021...second chance, too.
Bob Brody, a public relations consultant and essayist, is a veteran of Weber Shandwick , Ogilvy and Rubenstein Associates. He is author of the memoir "Playing Catch with Strangers:...
Agribusiness Giant CHS Adds Forster
Thu., Nov. 18, 2021...and brand communications. Prior to joining General Mills, Foster was an account supervisor at Weber Shandwick .
In her new post at the St. Paul-based company, Foster is responsible for advancing and...
On the Move: Cognito Adds McCarthy as EVP
Mon., Nov. 15, 2021...vice president, corporate affairs at Burson-Marsteller, and has held senior corporate communications roles at Weber Shandwick , Edelman and MSL. McCarthy will also serve on Cognito’s US management team. “Sean’s expertise...
Getting Harder to Get Hits on Pitches
Tue., Nov. 2, 2021...buzz on social media. Edelman tops that list, followed by Ketchum., BCW, FleishmanHillard and Weber Shandwick .
The study concludes that the overall drop in the effectiveness of pitches places a greater...
Putting Lessons Learned from COVID to Work in '22
Tue., Oct. 26, 2021...making a company's purpose a matter of public record also comes up for discussion. Weber Shandwick executive vice president of geopolitical strategy & risk Michelle Giuda notes that her agency's...
Interpublic Reports Robust 15.7% Q3 Growth
Thu., Oct. 21, 2021...of capabilities and expertise."
IPG DXTRA, the global collective of 27 specialty marketing brands including Weber Shandwick , Golin, Revive, Powell Tate, Current Global, Rogers & Cowan PMK and DeVries Global, posted...
Holding On to Valued Employees
Wed., Oct. 20, 2021...a lot more than just paying them well, according to a new study from Weber Shandwick 's management consultancy unit United Minds.
While a bigger paycheck certainly doesn't hurt, a positive work...
I, Consultant: 10 Lessons Learned
Fri., Oct. 15, 2021...just might work for you, 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...
PR's Top Pros Talk: Monique Kelly
Thu., Oct. 14, 2021...US Neuroscience and Commercial Operations communications lead Monique Kelly worked at MSLGROUP, BCW and Weber Shandwick before jumping over to the world of in-house communications. That transition, she tells Doug...
On the Move: Finn Names Lovell NY Health Media Lead
Fri., Oct. 1, 2021...president, media relations strategist. Before that, she was senior manager, healthcare media strategist at Weber Shandwick , and has worked at 5W Public Relations and Biosector 2. Lovell is also board...
Finn Partners Wins Michigan EcoDev Pitch
Tue., Sep. 28, 2021...promote The Wolverine State as a world-class business location and a great place to visit.
Weber Shandwick had the MEDC for about a dozen years, but the business shifted to Interpublic...
News of Firms: LLYC Acquires BESO to Become Mexico's Top Firm
Thu., Sep. 23, 2021...for leading brands, both complement our proposal to accompany our clients in their digital journeys.”
Weber Shandwick launches its Media Security Center, which will leverage AI-driven technology to help organizations build...
News of Firms: Revive Health Shortens Name
Tue., Sep. 21, 2021...our name to reflect that." Founded in 2009, Revive was acquired in 2016 by Weber Shandwick , and has over 140 employees in offices in Nashville, Minneapolis Boston, and Santa Barbara.
ICR Hops on Gogoro's SPAC Merger
Thu., Sep. 16, 2021...for Gogoro and Poema, while Brad Burgess and Edmond Lococo focus on the Asia-Pacific media.
Weber Shandwick ’s Tony Ho Loke is also providing media support for Gogoro....
Gavin Newsom Owes Fox News
Wed., Sep. 15, 2021...the abortion ban front and center in the national debate.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Real Chemistry, Edelman, Weber Shandwick , BCW and FleishmanHillard are among major firms that have multiple offices in Texas.
On the Move: Imre Snags GCI Health's Rooney
Wed., Sep. 15, 2021...Rooney joins imre from GCI Health. She has also been a senior manager at Weber Shandwick and an account exec at Marina Maher Communications. In her new post, Rooney will...
ReviveHealth Names Thornton CEO
Mon., Sep. 13, 2021...System, Lumeris, Penn State Health and Teladoc as clients. The agency was acquired by Weber Shandwick in early 2016.
Thornton reports to Weber president Susan Howe....
News of Firms: BCW and PRSA-NY Create Harold Burson Award
Fri., Sep. 3, 2021...the recipient will represent the ideal partner for our industry’s best and brightest professionals.”
Weber Shandwick chairman Jack Leslie is one of 80 global leaders and more than 25 organizations...
News of Firms: IPG DXTRA Develops Anti-Racism Platform
Tue., Aug. 17, 2021...collective included members from The Brooklyn Brothers, Golin, Hugo & Cat, Resolute Digital, R&CPMK and Weber Shandwick . The campaign will be highlighted as part of the Ad Council’s Racial Justice Series, a...
'National Security' Tops List of Exec Priorities
Wed., Aug. 4, 2021...
Despite the increasing influence of the global economy, a new study from Weber Shandwick and KRC Research finds that the national interests of a company’s home country carry...
Powell Tate Hires State Dept. Vet Meghann Curtis
Fri., Jul. 23, 2021...Up and held several executive positions at the US Department of State, is joining Weber Shandwick public affairs unit Powell Tate as senior vice president, public affairs and social impact.
IPG Records 22.5% Growth in Q2
Wed., Jul. 21, 2021...CEO., said that all firms across the PR component of the division (which includes Weber Shandwick , Golin, Rogers & Cowan PMK and Current Global) had “a strong quarter.”
Polansky noted particular...
BCW Snags Weber Shandwick’s Shea
Tue., Jun. 29, 2021...
BCW has added Weber Shandwick ’s Erin Shea as executive VP & market leader of its Chicago office.