Hill + Knowlton Strategies also won the Overall PR Campaign of the Year for the Gillette 'Nyoa-Ki-Pro' campaign, which brought together the highest number of people ever recorded in the world, shaving at the same time, in a Guinness World Record attempt. The campaign aimed to teach consumers the correct way of facial and body shaving.
"We are thrilled to be recognised for the innovative strategies we use to help our client’s brands and businesses succeed," says Solomon Mahinda, managing director of Hill + Knowlton Strategies Kenya, a global public relations and integrated communications agency.
"The award is a testament to how we’ve disrupted the public relations and communications industry in this digital age. By leveraging the latest techniques, we show our clients there are more effective ways to tell their stories," adds Mahinda.
Gillette is a brand of men's and women's safety razors and other personal care products, including shaving supplies, owned by the multi-national corporation Procter & Gamble, (P&G).
The agency also won the Social Investment Campaign of the Year for Childline’s 'Shine A Light Campaign', the Best Internal Communication Campaign of the Year for National Bank’s 'Linked and Wired' campaign as well as Best Media Relations Campaign of the Year and Consumer Relations Campaign of the Year, which Nyoa Ki-Po Na Gillette won.