MWWPR’S Andrew Garson Named to PRweek’s 40 Under 40 EVP Garson Co-Leads Agency’s Launched Sports & Entertainment Practice
NEW YORK, NY – July 31, 2018 – MWWPR today announced that executive vice president Andrew Garson has been recognized by PRWeek as one of its 2018 40 Under 40 honorees. The annual ranking represents the next generation of industry leadership, those who are redefining the role of communications.
Garson joined MWWPR in early 2018 as Executive Vice President and co-lead of the company’s Sports & Entertainment practice. Since then, he has been leveraging his deep connections within the entertainment community to create disruptive opportunities for clients in the wines & spirits, casual dining, automotive, sports and gaming categories.
From intern to senior executive, Garson has a proven track record in growing business and launching successful practices in entertainment, having now led the development of entertainment divisions at three agencies. He has orchestrated significant growth for the companies he’s worked for, building practices from scratch into multiple seven-figure divisions while also leading flagship accounts.
“Andrew Garson is the single most creative person I have worked with in my 20+ years working in award winning agencies, said Bret Werner, President, MWWPR. “He is a rare talent who combines actionable creativity, an unparalleled network of relationships in the entertainment and sports industries and a tireless work ethic to deliver truly breakthrough pop culture programming for client partners.”
Garson has activated on behalf of his category-leading and emerging consumer brand clients with earned-worthy, shareable and award-winning marketing communications campaigns. His work spans professional sports, major entertainment award shows, music festivals and countless movie premieres and album drops.
“In this our 20th anniversary year, the 40 Under 40 honorees are effectively a who’s who of tomorrow’s PR leaders,” said Steve Barrett, VP, editorial director of PRWeek. “This year’s list of the stars of the future suggests the next generation of PR principals is set to be truly diverse, and it is gratifying to see such diversity amid such talent and potential.”
Thirty-one-years young, MWWPR has gone from one employee in one room with one client to among the world’s leading independent, integrated PR agencies with eight offices across the US and the UK. Powered by data and guided by insights, intellect and human instincts, the agency leans heavily into a digitally-led, content-driven approach. Its mission is to ignite influence and impact to help organizations matter more to those who matter most.
With dedicated insights, strategy, data and analytics, digital and content and creative teams, MWWPR’s expertise spans Consumer Lifestyle Marketing, Corporate Communications and Reputation Management, Public Affairs, Issues & Crisis Management, LGBTQ, Technology, Sports & Entertainment, B2B, Food & Beverage and Health & Wellness. In 2018, MWWPR was named Independent Public Relations Consultancy of the Year for Americas by the International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO). To learn more about MWWPR, visit http://www.mww.com or follow us on social @MWW_PR.
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