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Ketchum and Its Clients Win Four PRWeek Awards

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 12:28am

Awards are viewed as one of the communications industry's highest honors.

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  • Awards are viewed as one of the communications industry's highest honors.
  • They reward the best of the best corporate, agency, nonprofit and education teams, with only 41 trophies awarded each year.
  • The winner of 105 Cannes Lions andPRovoke's Global Creative Agency of the Year, Ketchum is the most creatively awarded firm in our industry.
  • For more information on Ketchum, a part of Omnicom Public Relations Group, visit www.ketchum.com .

Caught in the Middle: 'Technology Sandwich Generation' Stresses Over Both Kids' and Aging Parents' Data Security and Well Being

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 1:13pm

"The Technology Sandwich Generation is facing a double-whammy: ensuring their children and parents are both safe and competent in using technology," said Lisa Sullivan, partner and director, Technology, at Ketchum.

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  • "The Technology Sandwich Generation is facing a double-whammy: ensuring their children and parents are both safe and competent in using technology," said Lisa Sullivan, partner and director, Technology, at Ketchum.
  • "Brands that are mindful of this dichotomy and opt to make technology simpler and yet more secure stand to gain a real competitive advantage."
  • This group reported being less concerned about screen time disrupting family life, the traditional worry about technology in the home.
  • Brands that help adults keep their aging parents safe and functional will have a huge market opportunity.

Mike Doyle Named President and CEO of Ketchum as Barri Rafferty Departs

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 7:01pm

NEW YORK, June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Mike Doyle, a 25-year veteran of Ketchum, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer as Barri Rafferty, Ketchum's President and CEO for the past two-and-a-half years, is leaving the firm to head corporate communications at Wells Fargo.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Mike Doyle, a 25-year veteran of Ketchum, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer as Barri Rafferty, Ketchum's President and CEO for the past two-and-a-half years, is leaving the firm to head corporate communications at Wells Fargo.
  • A graduate of Muhlenberg College, Doyle joined Ketchum in its Washington, D.C., office and was initially focused on issues and crisis management and public affairs.
  • During his time as Managing Director of Emanate, the firm was named North American Agency of the Year by PRWeek.
  • In 2009, Doyle returned to Ketchum and was named Director of the New York office in 2012 before being promoted to President of North America in April 2017.

Ketchum and Porter Novelli Integrate in Brussels, Creating Leading Public Relations Business in Belgium

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 4:00pm

The combined business will continue serving clients under both Ketchum and Porter Novelli brands.

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  • The combined business will continue serving clients under both Ketchum and Porter Novelli brands.
  • Ketchum Brussels managing director Peter Otten will lead the combined business as managing director, with integration beginning immediately.
  • David Bentley, CEO of Porter Novelli, added, "Our focus as part of Omnicom Public Relations Group is on the success and development of our people, and of course, our clients.
  • Ketchum and Porter Novelli currently are co-located at Scheldestraat 122 in Brussels, and the combined entity will remain at this address.

Ketchum and Wendy's Win Platinum Best in Show at In2 SABRE Awards

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 10:07pm

CHICAGO, Feb. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Leading global communications consultancy Ketchum and its client Wendy's won the Platinum Award for Best in Show at the North America In2 SABRE Awards , along with partner firms VMLY&R and Spark Foundry.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Feb. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Leading global communications consultancy Ketchum and its client Wendy's won the Platinum Award for Best in Show at the North America In2 SABRE Awards , along with partner firms VMLY&R and Spark Foundry.
  • Ketchum partner, president and CEO Barri Rafferty said of the awards: "The In2 SABREs recognize the most insightful and innovative work in the industry.
  • In addition to the two Best in Show honors, Ketchum won four other awards for its client work, and its innovative Techruptor research platform was honored as Best Agency Publishing Platform.
  • Ketchum and its clients won awards in the following categories:

Ketchum Named Global Creative Agency of the Year

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 6:08pm

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global communications consultancy Ketchum was named Global Creative Agency of the Year at the Holmes Report's Global SABRE Awards ceremony, held last night in Washington, D.C. Ketchum also won three Global SABRE Awards for work on behalf of its clients.

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  • WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global communications consultancy Ketchum was named Global Creative Agency of the Year at the Holmes Report's Global SABRE Awards ceremony, held last night in Washington, D.C. Ketchum also won three Global SABRE Awards for work on behalf of its clients.
  • In London, Ketchum was named PR Agency of the Year at the Creativepool Annual Awards, which recognized Ketchum's purposeful work for its clients.
  • In addition, PRWeek named Ketchum the Best Agency of the Past 20 Years .
  • TheHolmes Report's Creative Agency of the Year, Ketchum is the winner of 105 Cannes Lions and an unprecedented sixPRWeekCampaign of the Year Awards.

Jeffrey Moran Joins Ketchum as Managing Director, CPG

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 11:08pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandand lifestylemarketing veteran Jeffrey Moran will join leading global communications consultancy Ketchum as managing director of its Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry offering, effective Sept. 16.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandand lifestylemarketing veteran Jeffrey Moran will join leading global communications consultancy Ketchum as managing director of its Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry offering, effective Sept. 16.
  • Moran will report into Ketchum partner Jamey Peters.
  • Moran most recently served as VP of public relations and marketing services for longtime Ketchum client Pernod Ricard USA.
  • "I'm thrilled to embark on this next chapter with Ketchum, partnering with this group of talented communicators, many of whom I've worked with in my 14 plus years as a Ketchum client," said Moran.

Marshall B. Ketchum University Honors 2019 V-Awards For Charitable And Volunteer Service Benefiting Greater Community

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 4:00pm

"We will recognize their longstanding hard work and dedication to our community, and their own contributions to health care and optometry."

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  • "We will recognize their longstanding hard work and dedication to our community, and their own contributions to health care and optometry."
  • "We encourage the public to join us at the 2019 Gala Celebration and commend the compassion, good work and the "vita" behind Marshall B. Ketchum University."
  • MBKU owns and operates two eye and vision care centers: the University Eye Center at Ketchum Health Anaheim and the University Eye Center at Ketchum Health Los Angeles.
  • The University also opened a Family Medicine Practice in 2018, at its Ketchum Health facility in Anaheim.

Ketchum and Michelin Win Best Public Relations Campaign of the Year

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 11:13pm

Ketchum is a leading global communications consultancy with operations in more than 70 countries across six continents.

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  • Ketchum is a leading global communications consultancy with operations in more than 70 countries across six continents.
  • Ketchum partners with clients to deliver strategic programming, game-changing creative and measurable results that build brands and reputations.
  • For more information on Ketchum, a part of Omnicom Public Relations Group, visit www.ketchum.com .
  • Omnicom Public Relations Group is a global collective of three of the top global public relations agencies worldwide and specialist agencies in areas including public affairs, marketing to women, global health strategy and corporate social responsibility.

Ketchum Wins Five North America SABRE Awards

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 3:58pm

In Europe, Ketchum has been named a finalist for seven EMEA SABRE Awards , which will be presented at an event in London on May 22.

Key Points: 
  • In Europe, Ketchum has been named a finalist for seven EMEA SABRE Awards , which will be presented at an event in London on May 22.
  • These awards follow several wins earlier this year recognizing the firm's creative excellence.
  • Ketchum also was the most-awarded firm at the In2 SABRE Awards, winning seven awards for its work on behalf of its clients.
  • TheHolmes Report's Creative Agency of the Year, Ketchum is the winner of 76 Cannes Lions and an unprecedented sixPRWeekCampaign of the Year Awards.