Burson-Marsteller awarded Agency of the Year at European Excellence Awards
14 December, 2007
– Burson-Marsteller Europe last night won the European Excellence Award for Agency of the Year in a ceremony held at the Ritz Carlton in Berlin, from a shortlist that included Hill & Knowlton, Weber Shandwick, MMD and Shire Communications.
400 guests attended the launch event of the European Excellence Awards, hosted and organised by Communication Director, the magazine for corporate communications and public relations in Europe. The jury included leading in-house and agency communications professionals from across Europe. http://www.excellence-awards.eu/
“Being recognised as Agency of the Year is a result of the fantastic work done by our team in Europe and the trust that our clients place in us. 2007 has been a year of growth, with significant new business including three new global clients led by Europe, some of the best talent in our industry coming to work for us and helping our clients on a wide range of campaigns that integrate our digital expertise and span different practices. The momentum we have built suggests that 2008 could be even better,” commented Jeremy Galbraith, CEO of Burson-Marsteller Europe.
Burson-Marsteller also won awards in the categories Technologies (Advocate/Burson-Marsteller Greece) and Financial Communication (Burson-Marsteller Italy).
Burson-Marsteller was shortlisted in 6 additional categories from a field of 600 applications: Food & Beverage (Burson-Marsteller Spain and Burson-Marsteller Germany), National and Regional Campaigns (Burson-Marsteller Spain), Financial Communication (Burson-Marsteller Norway), Best Relaunch (Burson-Marsteller Denmark), Public Affairs (Donath Burson-Marsteller) and Issues & Reputation Management (Burson-Marsteller Norway). About Burson-Marsteller
), established in 1953, is a leading global public relations and public affairs firm. It provides clients with strategic thinking and program execution across a full range of public relations, public affairs, advertising, and web-related services. The firm’s seamless worldwide network consists of 57 wholly-owned offices and 46 affiliate offices, together operating in 59 countries across six continents. Burson-Marsteller is a part of Young & Rubicam Brands, a subsidiary of WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY), one of the world’s leading communications services networks.