These award wins follow a number of high honors bestowed to Ketchum in the last year. In May 2013, Ketchum was named EMEA Consultancy of the Year, won 12 Americas SABRE Awards and five EMEA SABRE Awards. In March 2013, Ketchum won three PRWeek Awards on behalf of its client work. In 2012, Ketchum received the European Excellence Award for Agency of the Year, and Ketchum and IBM took home the Best of Silver Anvil Award for the best campaign of the year.About PRSA's Silver Anvil Awards PRSA's Silver Anvil award represents the pinnacle of achievement and the highest standards of performance in the public relations profession. Symbolizing the forging of public opinion, the Silver Anvil is annually awarded to organizations which have successfully addressed a contemporary issue with exemplary professional skill, creativity and resourcefulness. Winning programs must incorporate sound research, planning, execution and evaluation. The 2013 Silver Anvil Awards Evening – ranked "#1 Public Relations Industry Event in New York" by BizBash in its annual " New York's Top 100 Events" – salutes the practice of public relations and the finalists of this year's competition. About Ketchum Ketchum is a leading global communications firm with operations in more than 70 countries across six continents. Named 2012 PR Agency of the Year ( PRWeek) and the winner of an unprecedented three consecutive PRWeek Campaign of the Year Awards, Ketchum partners with clients to deliver strategic programming, game-changing creative and measurable results that build brands and reputations. For more information on Ketchum, a part of Diversified Agency Services, a division of Omnicom Group Inc., visit www.ketchum.com. About Diversified Agency Services Diversified Agency Services (DAS), a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) ( www.omnicomgroup.com), manages Omnicom's holdings in a variety of marketing communications disciplines. DAS includes over 200 companies, which operate through a combination of networks and regional organizations, serving international and local clients through more than 700 offices in 71 countries.