Weber Shandwick Asia Pacific brought home five prestigious wins at the 2016 PRWeek Asia Awards, including PR Professional of the Year for Ian Rumsby, Chief Strategy Officer, Asia Pacific and Chairman of the Australian business.
Campaign work across the region was recognised with a bronze in the “Sports Campaign of the Year” category for Weber Shandwick Korea’s work on the SAP campaign, as well as a silver for Weber Shandwick Australia’s work for the online content hub IbisPlay.com (Best Use of Digital).
Weber Shandwick China also impressed, receiving two bronze awards for their work with Save the Children (Non-Profit Campaign of the Year) and a ‘Best Use of Social’ nod for Secco.com, an online destination for luxury shopping in China.
Speaking of the awards haul, Weber Shandwick Asia Pacific CEO Baxter Jolly said:
“It’s very gratifying to see our industry peers acknowledge the strength and expertise in our regional leadership with the ‘PR Professional of the Year’ title going to Ian Rumsby, who is an invaluable member of our senior management team.”
“I’m equally proud of our teams across the region that have produced not just consistently great work, but also award-winning campaigns. Congratulations to all those honoured at this years’ PRWeek Asia Pacific Awards.”