Ketchum Inc.

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.

Key Points: 
  • 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 .

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 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 Top Place to Work in PR for 10th Consecutive Year

Monday, December 2, 2019 - 4:32pm

PR News noted Ketchum's significant organizational shift in 2018, which "led to new career opportunities for the firm's talent.

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  • PR News noted Ketchum's significant organizational shift in 2018, which "led to new career opportunities for the firm's talent.
  • While restructuring for the future, Ketchum doubled down on its commitment to fostering an environment of engagement, of transparency and of belonging, where its people feel comfortable bringing their whole selves to work."
  • Ketchum was named Global Creative Agency of the Year at the Holmes Report's Global SABRE Awards ceremony in October, where Ketchum also won three Global SABRE Awards for work on behalf of its clients.
  • Earlier this year, Ketchum won 29 Cannes Lions , making it the 2019 Cannes Lions Festival's most-awarded PR firm.

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.

Key Points: 
  • 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.

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.

Key Points: 
  • 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.

Ketchum Named PRWeek's Agency of the Past 20 Years

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 5:16pm

They reward the best of the best corporate, agency, nonprofit, and education teams, with only 41 trophies awarded each year.

Key Points: 
  • They reward the best of the best corporate, agency, nonprofit, and education teams, with only 41 trophies awarded each year.
  • Earlier this year, Ketchum was the most awarded firm at the In2 SABRE Awards winning seven awards for its work on behalf of its clients.
  • Also in 2018, Ketchum won its sixth PRWeek Campaign of the Year Award for its work with Frito-Lay, was named WARC's No.
  • TheHolmes Report's Creative Agency of the Year, Ketchum is the winner of 76 Cannes Lions and an unprecedented sixPRWeekCampaign of the Year Awards.

Health Communications Leader Tom Jones Joins Finn Partners As Senior Partner In The Agency's Health Practice

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 1:15pm

NEW YORK, March 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Global marketing and communications firm, Finn Partners, announced today the appointment of Tom Jones as senior partner and head of Health & Wellness, a specialty group within its fast-growing international Health Practice.

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  • NEW YORK, March 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Global marketing and communications firm, Finn Partners, announced today the appointment of Tom Jones as senior partner and head of Health & Wellness, a specialty group within its fast-growing international Health Practice.
  • In this new position, Jones will report to Kristie Kuhl, managing partner, New York and Chicago Health Group and US Pharma head.
  • Jones joins FINN from Ketchum Communications where he was head of its North American Health Practice.
  • At FINN, Tom will champion Practice efforts around patient activation, where access to and responsibility for health and wellness ultimately rests.

Ketchum Hires April Scott as Managing Director to Lead Digital, Social and Analytics Integration in North America

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 7:00pm

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Leading global communications consultancy Ketchum today announced the appointment of April Scott as managing director of digital, social and analytics integration for North America.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Leading global communications consultancy Ketchum today announced the appointment of April Scott as managing director of digital, social and analytics integration for North America.
  • Scott will be responsible for enhancing Ketchum's existing suite of digital and social tools, as well as continuing to elevate the agency's content execution and digital consulting capabilities.
  • Scott most recently served as EVP and managing director for Ogilvy's digital group, supporting a diverse range of clients including British Airways, UPS, United Nations, SHOWTIME, IBM and Pfizer, among others.
  • We are excited for April to optimize our already-strong and growing digital, social and analytics specialty areas," said Barri Rafferty, partner, president and CEO of Ketchum.