LONDON, May 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ketchum Pleon, the leading European communications consultancy, won three EMEA SABRE Awards on behalf of its client campaigns and an agency initiative at last night's award ceremony, hosted annually by the Holmes Group. This includes an Iron SABRE, honouring Ketchum Pleon's Reputation Capital: Building and Maintaining Trust in the 21st Century programme.

On behalf of the entire agency, I congratulate all of the winning clients and colleagues on this achievement, said Timo Sieg, senior partner and CEO, Europe. Awards are still the currency of our industry, and, as our agency continues to integrate and grow, these trophies underline the promise of a flourishing future in the European market.

Ketchum Pleon and its clients won SABRE Awards in the following categories:

Industry Sector SABRE Award Winners TECHNOLOGY CONSUMER TECH Sensual Massager Philips with OneVoice (Ketchum and Fleishman-Hillard) PHARMACEUTICAL Darling, What About Going to the Andrologist? A Female Approach to E.D. Eli Lilly Italia S.p.A. with Ketchum Iron SABRE Award Winner PR AGENCY INITIATIVE Reputation Capital: Building and Maintaining Trust in the 21st Century Ketchum Pleon

The EMEA SABRE Awards are the latest in a series of top honours awarded to Ketchum for its client work, including the Holmes Report's PR Campaign of the Decade for Doritos' Crash the Super Bowl program and best-in-show Campaign of the Year for its work with Dreyer's ice cream at the U.S. PRWeek Awards this year. At the North American SABRE Awards in May, Ketchum was honoured as the Holmes Group's Large PR Agency of the Year. Additionally, Ketchum was given the honourable mention designation for Large Agency of the Year at the U.S. PRWeek Awards.

About the SABRE Awards

SABRE awards are bestowed annually and are presented for Superior Achievement in Branding and Reputation. Gold SABREs recognize the best programs in specific brand-building and reputation management categories, Silver SABREs recognize the best programs in specific industries, and Bronze SABREs recognize excellence in technical aspects of communication. The Holmes Group exists to provide competitive insight and intelligence to public relations professionals. Products include consulting services, customized research, industry white papers, a weekly newsletter, The Holmes Report, and a comprehensive Web site. The Holmes Report is created for public relations professionals and offers industry news articles on new developments in the field and the trends and issues facing public relations professionals today and tomorrow.

About Ketchum

A communications innovator, Ketchum ranks among the largest global communications consultancies and leads the industry in the U.K. and continental Europe as Ketchum Pleon. With five global practices - Brand Marketing, Corporate, Healthcare, Food and Nutrition, and Technology - and specialty capabilities that include Access Communications (high- and consumer-tech PR), Concentric Communications (experiential marketing, events and meetings), MMG (clinical trial recruitment), Ketchum Global Research Network, Ketchum Sports Entertainment, and Ketchum Pleon Change (change management and workplace communications), Ketchum leverages its marketing and corporate communication expertise to build brands and reputations for clients. For more information on Ketchum, a unit of Omnicom Group Inc. , visit

About Ketchum Pleon

Ketchum Pleon is one of the largest, most geographically diverse communications consultancies and the established European market leader. Worldwide, Ketchum has more than 2,000 employees in owned operations and operates in 70 countries with more than 100 owned and affiliated offices. Ketchum is a unit of Omnicom Group Inc. . Additional information on Ketchum Pleon and its award-winning work can be found at

SOURCE: Ketchum Ltd

CONTACT: Contact: Robyn Massey, Ketchum Pleon London,, +44-(0)20-7611-3658; Petra Heinrich, KetchumPleon Europe,, +49-211-9541-2113