Weber Shandwick is a leading global public relations agency with offices in 77 markets around the world. The firm's reputation is built on its deep commitment to client service, creativity, collaboration and harnessing the power of Advocates - engaging stakeholders in new and creative ways to build brands and reputation. Weber Shandwick provides strategy and execution across world-class practices such as consumer marketing, healthcare, technology, public affairs, corporate/financial and crisis management. Its specialized services include digital/social media, advertising, market research, and corporate responsibility. Weber Shandwick was named Global Agency of the Year (The Holmes Report) and Large PR Firm of the Year (PR News) in 2008, received the highest client-satisfaction honors in the 2007 Agency Excellence Survey by PRWeek U.S., and in 2006 was named European Consultancy of the Year (The Holmes Report) and Network of the Year (Asia Pacific PR Awards). Weber Shandwick is part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE:IPG).