Bruce Hennes, managing partner of Cleveland-based Hennes Communications, has been named one of 50 “Game-Changers of PR for 2017” by PRNews, one of the public relations profession’s leading news sources. Hennes was selected to join a group of industry leaders from corporations, non-profits and communications firms around the country who use their deep knowledge and experience in public relations to serve clients, support organizations and build brands. PR News characterized each winner as “a jack of all trades and master of all.”
According to PRNews, “With a career in public relations spanning nearly 30 years, Bruce Hennes has earned his stripes as a crisis management expert. He has been confidant to scores of CEOs, executive directors, government officials and other leaders who trust his expertise in preserving and protecting an organization’s reputation. His long experience has convinced him that honesty, fairness and transparency must be at the root of all effective crisis communications.”
“This is a rarefied group of accomplished professionals and I feel privileged to be in their company,’ said Hennes. “I especially appreciate the opportunity to shine a spotlight on the importance of crisis communications, which is sometimes overlooked as a critical component in successful brand-building.”
Hennes established the firm that bears his name in 1989. Today, the company serves organizations throughout the United States and counts clients in Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, Latin America and South America. More information about the firm can be found at www.crisiscommunications.com. More information about PRNews’ Game-Changer Awards, and Bruce Hennes’ contribution to the public relations profession, can be found here.