Wood named as PR Professional of the Year

Andy Wood, the former Northern Ireland Office director of information, was named PR Professional of the Year at 1997 PR Week Awards, held this week in London.

Andy Wood, the former Northern Ireland Office director of

information, was named PR Professional of the Year at 1997 PR Week

Awards, held this week in London.



And European Commissioner for fisheries, consumer policy and

humanitarian aid, Emma Bonino, won the European Communicator award.



PR Week’s Campaign of the Year - plus the award for best charity and

non-commercial campaign and a commendation in the public affairs

category - went to the Royal British Legion for its campaign to revive

the two-minute remembrance silence at 11am on 11 November.



Hill and Knowlton emerged as Consultancy of the Year while Inchcape

walked away with the 1997 award for In-House Department of the Year. The

Best International Campaign went to British Airways for the relaunch of

its new corporate identity, and The Wright Partnership picked up the

Best Consumer award for its high profile launch of the Tamagotchi

virtual pet.



- From this week, PR Week will be published in full colour. And the

Europe page has been extended to cover worldwide PR, with a new round-up

section called ’Borderlines’.



Awards supplement inside.



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