MWW Hires Conde Nast's Shannon Eis As SVP, Corporate Communications
Corporate Reputation and Executive Eminence Expert Joins MWW Following Senior
Posts at Conde Nast, Kaplow and the Toy Industry Association
NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2013
NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --MWW (www.mww.com), one of the top-ten
global independent public relations firms, announced today that Shannon Eis
has joined MWW as senior vice president, corporate communications. She will
play a key role in guiding corporate reputation, crisis management and
executive eminence programs for some of the firm's top clients. A recognized
expert in corporate reputation, executive eminence and crisis communications,
Eis most recently led internal and executive communications at Conde Nast, the
global publisher of many of the world's leading media brands.
Eis brings more than a decade of experience as a media spokesperson and on-air
expert, including many years with CBS Network. Her work in strategic
communications and in-depth media expertise has benefited many
industry-leading brands by notably strengthening their position and
perceptions in the marketplace.
In addition to her role at MWW, Eis will continue to serve as an on-air
contributor for the "Late Show with David Letterman" as their play expert, as
well as other media outlets, print, digital and broadcast, where she discusses
important parenting topics, children's issues and trends. An experienced
writer in both consumer and business channels, she has driven awareness of key
issues, and thought leadership platforms for the brands she's supported.
"Shannon is a rare talent and her range of experience covers counseling world
class brands on corporate reputation and crisis strategy to serving as a
nationally-recognized media expert on parenting and consumer matters," said
Michael W. Kempner, president and CEO at MWW. "She brings a record of success
guiding internal and external corporate communications programs across a range
of industries from both the agency and in-house side. Her tremendous media
acumen and deep industry connections will be an asset to both our agency and
Previously, Eis spent seven years at Kaplow Communications as senior vice
president where she headed the corporate communications practice group,
supporting brands including American Express, Timex Corporation, LeapFrog
Enterprises, GSI Commerce and others. She has also served as communications
lead for the Toy Industry Association, the toy industry's trade and regulatory
group, and has held other in-house positions at Workshare Technology, a
software development company, and Hilton Worldwide.
Eis will be based in MWW's New York office. She holds a bachelor of arts from
Florida State University.
MWW is one of the nation's top mid-sized public relations firms and one of the
ten largest independent global agencies. The firm is industry-recognized for
its work in consumer lifestyle marketing, digital marketing and social media,
corporate communications, public affairs and government relations, consumer
technology, healthcare and visual branding.
MWW's approach to building and accelerating relevance for clients has been
recognized with top industry awards, including the 2012 "PR Agency of the
Year," by the International Business Awards, 2011 "Midsize Agency of the Year"
by the Holmes Report as well as "Digital Firm of the Year" and "Top Places to
Work in PR" by PR News. For more information on the firm's capabilities and
"Matter More" commitment, visit www.mww.com. Connect with MWW on Facebook,
Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google Plus.
Contact: Mikaela Liboro, MWW, +1-213-402-1435, firstname.lastname@example.org
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