Ketchum Wins Four Global SABRE Awards

Ketchum Wins Four Global SABRE Awards


Alicia Stetzer


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WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 25, 2018 – Leading global communications consultancy Ketchum took home four awards on behalf of its client work at the Holmes Report’s Global SABRE Awards ceremony. The Holmes Report’s Global SABRE Awards, which were held last night at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C., recognize the best public relations programs from around the world.

“It is a tremendous honor to be recognized for our creative prowess and the incredible work we’ve developed in partnership with our clients around the world,” said Barri Rafferty, partner, president and CEO of Ketchum. “I am proud to be a part of a culture that celebrates big ideas at every opportunity and consistently delivers big, bold, award-winning ideas.”

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.

Ketchum and its clients won Global SABRE Awards for the following campaigns:

No. 5
“Blood Normal”
Libresse with Ketchum

No. 6
“Tinta Para el Alma”
Payless Shoesource Costa Rica with Comunicación Corporativa Ketchum

No. 28
“BK Loving IT”
Burger King with Deutschland with Emanate Germany and Grabarz & Partner

No. 36
“Tostitos Party Safe Bags
Frito-Lay with Ketchum

These latest award wins follow several high honors bestowed on Ketchum in recent months. Earlier this year, Ketchum won 30 Cannes Lions, making it the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival’s most-awarded PR firm. Ketchum won its sixth PRWeek Campaign of the Year Award for its work with Frito-Lay and was named WARC’s No. 2 digital agency in the world.

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 75 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.