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Weber Shandwick Appoints Sung Chang as Chief Impact Officer

Former MRM Chief Creative Officer Joins in New Leadership Role Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing solutions firms, announced the appointment of Sung Chang as the agency's – and the industry's – first Chief Impact Officer. He joins from MRM, where he was Chief Creative Officer. At Weber Shandwick, Chang will oversee strategy and creative functions across the global network. With more than 20 years of advertising, design and digital experience, Chang has driven creative,…

Weber Shandwick Hires Christiaan Brown to Lead U.S. West Corporate Practice

Highly Regarded West Coast Executive Brings Wealth of Experience as a Trusted Advisor to Top Global Brands Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing solutions firms, announced the appointment of Christiaan Brown as executive vice president, corporate for its U.S. West region, which encompasses Los Angeles, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Seattle. Brown brings to Weber Shandwick more than two decades of experience advising Fortune 500 companies on issues spanning corporate reputation,…

Weber Shandwick and United Minds Introduce Cultural Vigilance Suite of Services to Help Boards and CEOs Assess Culture and Mitigate Risk

New Culture Risk Check Tool Helps Companies Identify Cultural Vulnerabilities - Research Finds That 30 Percent of U.S. Employees Say Their Companies are at Risk for a Cultural Crisis in the Next Two Years Weber Shandwick and United Minds, the firm's management consultancy specializing in transformation, announced a suite of new and expanded offerings designed to help companies assess cultural risk within their organizations and put into action consistent, proactive cultural vigilance – the practice of monitoring…

Weber Shandwick Expands Technology & Corporate Expertise in US West Region with New Senior Leaders

 Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing solutions firms, announced the appointment of three new senior leaders to bolster the agency's capabilities across technology and corporate communications in its US West region, which includes offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Silicon Valley. Annemiek Hamelinck, a 20-year veteran of the technology communications field, joins as executive vice president, Technology practice lead for the US West. Gareth Williams joins as…

67 Percent of Communications and Marketing Executives See Positive Reputational Impact When CEOs Take a Stand on Societal Issues

53 Percent of Communications and Marketing Executives Report Spending Time Dedicated to CEO Activism, According to New Weber Shandwick Study Two-thirds of communications and marketing executives (67 percent) in the US, UK and China whose CEOs have spoken out on hotly debated current issues believe that CEO activism reaps reputational rewards. According to CEO Activism: Inside Comms and Marketing, a survey commissioned by global communications and marketing solutions firm Weber Shandwick with KRC Research, only seven…

Weber Shandwick Appoints Chief Communications & Marketing Officer

Industry Expert Jill Tannenbaum Joins to Lead Global Marcom Function Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing services firms, announced that Jill Tannenbaum has joined the agency as chief communications & marketing officer. With more than 25 years of experience in building brands for a wide variety of organizations, Tannenbaum will lead global external and internal strategic communications for the firm. "We believe in the power of the story and Weber Shandwick's story –…

Weber Shandwick Receives Four IPG Inclusion Awards at 2018 Ceremony

Firm Honored for Community Impact, Campaign Effectiveness & Inclusive Talent Initiatives Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing services firms, received four honors at Interpublic Group's annual IPG Inclusion Awards. The program honors agencies and individuals from IPG's global network that have shown leadership in advancing the holding company's goal of being one of the most diverse and inclusive organizations in the world. Weber Shandwick was recognized for its impactful…

Weber Shandwick Acquires Social Creative Agency That Lot, Taking Multi-Platform Storytelling to the Next Level

Together Weber Shandwick and That Lot Create Regional Social Powerhouse Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing services firms, has acquired That Lot, an award-winning social creative agency based in London. Effective immediately, the deal combines Weber Shandwick's expertise in integrated communications, data & analytics and social strategy, with That Lot's specialties in social-first, platform-specific content and production. Weber Shandwick and That Lot will, together,…