Bayer communications, government relations, and policy leader Ray Kerins won Outstanding In-House Professional Thursday night at the PRWeek Awards in New York. Weber Shandwick Chief Reputation Strategist Leslie Gaines-Ross took home Outstanding Agency Professional.
Aaron Sherinian, chief communications and marketing officer at the United Nations Foundation, was honorable mention for the in-house award; Burson-Marsteller worldwide chair and CEO Don Baer was honorable mention for the agency award.
Finalists for Outstanding In-House Professional were Carnival Corp.’s Roger Frizzell, Chobani’s Michael Gonda, and Aflac’s Catherine Hernandez-Blades. Ketchum CEO Rob Flaherty, LDWWGroup’s Ken Luce, and PRR’s Mike Rosen were finalists for the agency award.
Check out all the winners here, including full case studies and honoree write-ups.