FleishmanHillard South Africa (FH) was named the “Best Large Public Relations Consultancy in 2014” and also received another five accolades at the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa’s PRISM Awards last night.
Attended by over 300 local experts in the public relations industry, FH received three Silver Awards in the ‘NGO Campaign’ category for The Hudson Initiative, in the ‘PR on a Shoestring’ category for Discovery Networks – Skywire Live with Nik Wallenda and in the ‘Media Relations’ category for Nokia, Man of Steel. Two Bronze Awards were also received in the ‘Community Relations’ category for Reckitt Benckiser; Dettol Global Handwashing Day and in the ‘Best Use of Social Media’ category for Nokia; Man of Steel.
“We are delighted to have received 6 accolades in total; this is testament to the outstanding partnerships we have developed with our clients both in South Africa and across the continent,” said Kevin Welman, managing director of FleishmanHillard South Africa.
“We are very fortunate to work with some of the largest and most reputable blue-chip brands in South Africa and all our clients helped us to achieve this great honour. I would also like to thank our suppliers and congratulate the team for their commitment to doing outstanding work every day of the year,” concluded Welman.
Elena Fadeeva, FleishmanHillard Vanguard’s General Director said, “The award of the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa is further evidence of the successful strategy and high standards of FleishmanHillard, as well as of the fruitful cooperation with its clients. We congratulate our colleagues on this important and well-deserved award and hope that their work will continue to receive the highest praise in the industry. “