24 April 2012

Holmes Report Names Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canadian Agency of the Year

Congratulations to our H+K Strategies' Canadian offices. In addition to being named one of Canada's best workplaces this week, they have also been named the 2012 Canadian Agency of the Year by The Holmes Report!
TORONTO -(BUSINESS WIRE)- April 24, 2012 -

With all of the creative and innovative work coming out of Canada's top communications companies, it's a standout achievement that public relations and public affairs firm Hill+Knowlton Strategies is recognized as the Canadian Agency of the Year by The Holmes Report. This comes on the heels of last week's impressive ranking by the Great Place to Work(R) Institute Canada as a 2012 Best Workplace, Best Workplace for Women and one of only six organizations acknowledged in the "Credibility" category.

During the last 12 months, Hill+Knowlton Strategies "has built an operation with strengths in some of Canada's key sectors," notes The Holmes Report.

"It's an honour to be recognized by The Holmes Report as Canadian Agency of the Year," says Mike Coates, president and CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies. "We've worked hard to build a reputation for excellence in Canada in the work we do and the way that we do it. Last year was a fantastic year for us in every area of our business. We share this achievement with our clients, partners and our top-notch teams across the country."

About Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada

With nine offices across the country, Hill+Knowlton Strategies (hkstrategies.ca) is a leader in both public relations and public affairs. The company is the No. 1-rated strategic communications firm in Canada. It specializes in corporate communications, public affairs, marketing communications, crisis, energy, technology, health care, digital communications, financial communications and transactions. The only communications firm to have earned the Order of Excellence from Excellence Canada, it is also recognized as one of the 2012 Best Workplaces in Canada. Its parent company, Hill+Knowlton Strategies Inc., has 86 offices in 46 countries as well as an extensive associate network and is a member of WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY) (www.wpp.com), one of the world's largest communications services groups.