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Cohn & Wolfe named 2016 Large PR Agency of the Year by The Holmes Report

4 May, 2016

Cohn & Wolfe

Agency celebrated for its impressive growth and overall performance

NEW YORK — Cohn & Wolfe, a global communications agency, was honored last night as the 2016 Large PR Agency of the Year by The Holmes Report at the North America SABRE Awards in New York.

Highlighting the agency’s significant growth, The Holmes Report said:

Under the leadership of global CEO Donna Imperato and president of the Americas Jim Joseph, the firm has grown by 45% over the past couple of years, 25% organically – and was up 16.3% in North America last year. That’s even more impressive when you consider the extent to which it has outperformed most other big agencies.

“It is an incredible honor to be recognized by The Holmes Report as Cohn & Wolfe transforms into an integrated communications agency,” says Donna Imperato, Chief Executive Officer, Cohn & Wolfe. “We’ve made a commitment to delivering excellence while meeting the evolving needs of our clients, now and in the future. Our outstanding employees deserve this recognition, as well as my sincere gratitude.”

The Large PR Agency of the Year honor is bestowed by The Holmes Report as part of its annual SABRE Awards program in New York, which recognizes Superior Achievement in Branding, Reputation and Engagement. The Agency of the Year winners are determined by editors of The Holmes Report after an exhaustive research process involving more than 400 global submissions and dozens of face-to-face meetings with top PR firms.

Earlier this week, Cohn & Wolfe was named a finalist for The Holmes Report’s 2016 Best North America Large Agency to Work For. In the past year, Cohn & Wolfe has earned a multitude of agency honors, including Large Agency of the Year (North American Excellence Awards), Large PR Firm of the Year (PRNews), Best Large Place to Work (PRWeek) and Southeast Asia Agency of the Year (The Holmes Report).

You can read the full write-up from The Holmes Report here

About Cohn & Wolfe
Cohn & Wolfe, a global communications agency, builds brands and corporate reputations through an uncompromising commitment to creativity. The agency’s strategic approach unearths fresh, relevant insights leading to communications solutions that deliver measurable business success. Throughout its 45-year history, Cohn & Wolfe’s brand marketing work and world-class digital media campaigns have attracted top brands around the world, winning awards at the Cannes Health Lions, the Global SABREs and the Global PRWeek Awards.

Headquartered in New York, Cohn & Wolfe has more than 50 offices across Asia, EMEA, Latin America and North America, and has been named a Best Place to Work by The Holmes Report, PRWeek and PRNews. Cohn & Wolfe is part of WPP (Nasdaq: WPPGY), the world's largest communications services group.

Jill Tannenbaum, Chief Marketing Officer
Cohn & Wolfe
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