NAFE Names FleishmanHillard to 'Top Companies for Executive Women' for Sixth Straight Year

ST. LOUISMarch 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the sixth consecutive year, FleishmanHillard has been named to the "Top Companies for Executive Women" list by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE). The honor, which will appear in an upcoming issue of Working Mother magazine, highlights organizations whose policies and practices encourage the advancement of women's careers. Results are based on factors such as succession planning, profit-and-loss roles, gender pay parity, support programs and work-life balance.

"Our mission is to provide employees with their best professional experience, so we continually strive to offer an abundance of growth opportunities – and a culture people are proud of," said Lisa Moehlenkamp, chief talent officer. "Every year that we receive this prestigious honor is validation of our efforts, but it also encourages us to set higher standards. It's why we've continued to put such an emphasis on hiring, promoting and training the industry's best professionals."

While many factors are weighed to determine the companies that appear on NAFE's list, a few of the reasons for FleishmanHillard's continued recognition include:

  • Women make up 66 percent of the firm's worldwide workforce.
  • They make up half of the agency's corporate executives with profit-and-loss responsibility.
  • 69 percent of employees promoted last year were women.
  • Women oversee several of the firm's global regions, including Asia Pacific and the U.S. Central and Southwest regions.
  • Women hold the following executive leadership roles: chief marketing officer, chief talent officer, chief information officer, general counsel, managing director of global client relations.

"FleishmanHillard stands out by having women in more than half of the positions responsible for revenue (P&L), a pinnacle it shares with only two other companies on NAFE's Top Companies list," said Dr. Betty Spence, NAFE president. "We attribute that achievement to the company's emphasis on training and education, and we salute the new OmniWomen [Omnicom's women's network], which keeps members informed about P&L subjects."

NAFE, founded in 1972, serves members nationwide with networking, tools and solutions to strengthen and grow their careers and businesses. Working Mother magazine publishes the annual Top Companies and the Women of Excellence lists. NAFE.com provides up-to-date information, community for women in business and access to member benefits. NAFE is a part of Working Mother Network, a division of Bonnier Corp.

About FleishmanHillard
FleishmanHillard is the world's most complete global communications firm, specializing in public relations, public affairs, marketing, paid media, and transmedia and social content. FleishmanHillard delivers on The Power of True, reflecting the firm's high values, and unique ability to guide clients through a world demanding unprecedented authenticity and transparency. FleishmanHillard was named PRWeek's 2014 Global Agency of the Year; NAFE's "Top 50 Companies for Executive Women" for 2010-2014; and among PR News' Agency CSR A-List for 2012-2014. The firm's award-winning work is widely heralded, including at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity. FleishmanHillard is part of the DAS Group of Companies and has more than 85 offices in 31 countries, plus affiliates in 42 countries. Visit us at www.fleishmanhillard.com.

About The DAS Group of Companies
The DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com), is a global group of marketing services companies. DAS includes over 200 companies in the following marketing disciplines: specialty, PR, healthcare, CRM, events, promotional marketing, branding and research. Operating through a combination of networks and regional organizations, DAS serves international, regional, national and local clients through more than 700 offices in 71 countries.

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