Ketchum Named Global Creative Agency of the Year

Ketchum Named Global Creative Agency of the Year


Alicia Stetzer


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Firm Wins Three Global SABRE Awards for its Client Work

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 24, 2019 – Leading global communications consultancy Ketchum was named Global Creative Agency of the Year at the Holmes Report’s Global SABRE Awards ceremony, held last night in Washington, D.C. Ketchum also won three Global SABRE Awards for work on behalf of its clients.

“These global awards underline the extraordinary work our teams have conceptualized and delivered in partnership with our clients,” said Barri Rafferty, partner, president and CEO of Ketchum. “Tonight, we are celebrating those partnerships and our continuous journey to be the best creative and strategic communications consultancy.”

The Holmes Report’s Global SABRE Awards ranks the 40 best public relations programs of the past year from around the world. The global winners were selected from among those awarded at the Holmes Report’s regional SABRE competitions.

In addition to winning Global Creative Agency of the Year, Ketchum and its clients were recognized for the following campaigns:

No. 3
Discover Puerto Rico with Ketchum

No. 22
Prescribed to Death
National Safety Council with Ketchum, Energy BBDO, m ss ng p eces, The Mill, Flare and PHD

No. 31
Bad Luck Boxers
P&G’s Gillette with MMK+

These awards are the latest in a series of award wins this year recognizing the firm’s meaningful client work. Earlier this year, Ketchum won 29 Cannes Lions, making it the 2019 Cannes Lions Festival’s most-awarded PR firm. In London, Ketchum was named PR Agency of the Year at the Creativepool Annual Awards, which recognized Ketchum’s purposeful work for its clients.  In addition, PRWeek named Ketchum the Best Agency of the Past 20 Years.

About Ketchum
Ketchum is a leading global communications consultancy with operations in more than 70 countries across six continents. The Holmes Report’s Creative Agency of the Year, Ketchum is the winner of 105 Cannes Lions and an unprecedented six PRWeek Campaign of the Year Awards. Ketchum partners with clients to deliver strategic programming, game-changing creative and measurable results that build brands and reputations. For more information on Ketchum, a part of Omnicom Public Relations Group, visit

About Omnicom Public Relations Group
Omnicom Public Relations Group is a global collective of three of the top global public relations agencies worldwide and specialist agencies in areas including public affairs, marketing to women, global health strategy and corporate social responsibility. It encompasses more than 6,300 public relations professionals in more than 370 offices worldwide who provide their expertise to companies, government agencies, NGOs and nonprofits across a wide range of industries. Omnicom Public Relations Group delivers for clients through a relentless focus on talent, continuous pursuit of innovation and a culture steeped in collaboration. Omnicom Public Relations Group is part of the DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) that includes more than 200 companies in a wide range of marketing disciplines including advertising, public relations, healthcare, customer relationship management, events, promotional marketing, branding and research.