WEBER SHANDWICK WINS CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR AT 2021 PRWEEK GLOBAL AWARDS
Weber Shandwick celebrated several wins across its network at the 2021 PRWeek Global Awards, held virtually on Thursday. The agency earned top honors across five categories, the most of any agency, including Campaign of the Year for Prime Weber Shandwick’s work on “The Climate Store” campaign with client Felix, which also won Best Campaign in Europe (Outside UK). “Todos Pela Saúde” with Itaú Unibanco won Best Campaign in LATAM.
“Amid the many complex challenges of 2020, our incredibly talented teams around the world went about solving the seemingly unsolvable – delivering high-impact, high-value work when our clients needed it most,” said Gail Heimann, president and CEO, Weber Shandwick. “The work honored, including Campaign of the Year, represents the breadth and depth of our boundary-pushing solutions and the real impact we can have on society’s biggest challenges. These recognitions speak to the hard work, agility and relentless focus of our people and client partners.”
Two regional leaders also received top honors at the PRWeek Global Awards. Amanda Berenstein, CEO, Weber Shandwick Mexico and client leader, Latin America was named Best PR Professional in LATAM. Ziad Hasbani, CEO, Weber Shandwick MENAT, was named Best PR Professional in Middle East.
Weber Shandwick also received additional honors in these categories:
- Laura Schoen received a high commendation in the Global PR Professional – Agency category.
- “Arresting the Spread of Covid in Asia’s Largest Slum” by Weber Shandwick India with The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation received high commendations in two categories: Non-Profit and Issues and Crisis
- “‘got milk?’ 2.0” with the Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP) received a high commendation in the Product Brand Development category