Weber Shandwick and McCann PR Merge to Expand Industry-Leading Offering in South Africa

Thursday 02 October, 2014

Weber Shandwick, one of the world’s leading global public relations firms, today announced the significant strengthening of its offering in South Africa as the firm’s sister agency, McCann PR, merges with Weber Shandwick in a move to deepen collaboration and expertise in this important and growing market.

“Weber Shandwick has for a long time recognised the potential and vast opportunities that lie within Africa, highlighted not only by this growth in our South African presence, but by our longstanding and leading network in the region spanning 15 sub-Saharan markets,” said Jack Leslie, chairman of Weber Shandwick. “This new collaboration will strengthen our current business, and unite the deep talent across our teams to produce the best, most innovative solutions for our clients.”

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