Emily K. Graham Joins MWW as Vice President, Corporate Communications
Graham Brings Experience Leading Global Communications Programs for Such Top Brands as Bank of America Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and Accenture
NEW YORK, September 5, 2012 — MWW (www.mww.com), one of the top ten global independent public relations firms, announced today that Emily K. Graham has joined the firm as vice president, corporate communications. Graham comes to MWW from Burson-Marsteller where, as manager of its public affairs and corporate communications division, she served as a senior communications counselor leading strategic communications campaigns for Fortune 100 companies, government entities and non-profit organizations. Graham’s industry expertise spans banking and finance, professional services, economic development and aviation. She will play a key role in leading core clients in MWW’s corporate communications group and driving business development initiatives.
“In today’s hyper-connected media environment, it’s essential to look at communications with a global lens. Emily brings experience helping to guide trans-continental communications programs for some of the largest and most respected companies in the world. She also brings a level of sophistication and global perspective that will strengthen what is already a best-in-class team within the corporate communications sector,” said Carreen Winters, executive vice president, corporate reputation management at MWW.
MWW’s corporate communications practice establishes and strengthens clients’ reputation and leadership positions by building relevancy among an organization’s critical audiences and stakeholders. The team has “best-in-class” expertise, strong media relationships and deep industry knowledge across such categories as financial and business services, healthcare and sustainability, among other verticals.
Graham brings experience representing global brands and serving as a counselor to top executives including Accenture’s North American CEO and U.S. leadership for finance giant, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (MLWM). During her prior role at Burson-Marsteller, Graham led and executed integrated communications campaigns for major corporations across four continents, including Bank of America MLWM, Ford Motor Company, Shell Oil, HP, MetLife, The Federal Communications Commission, the Iowa Department of Economic Development and Texas Department of State Health Services, among many others. Previously, Graham worked for Southwest Airlines’ Corporate Communications division, supporting Southwest’s spokespersons, the company’s CSR efforts and crisis communications.
Graham will be based in MWW’s New York office. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Corporate Communications and Public Affairs from Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
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.