Ranks 5th in the Professional Services category
India, July 17, 2015 – MSLGROUP, the strategic communications and engagement consultancy of Publicis Groupe and the largest brand and reputation advisory network in Asia and Europe, has for the second year running been included in the prestigious Great Place To Work® Institute’s and The Economic Times’ annual Best Workplaces List – India’s Best Companies to Work For. Ranked No.5, in the professional services category, MSLGROUP is the only PR network in India to be bestowed with this honour.
In its 12th year, India’s Best Companies to Work For is part of the world’s largest and most respected study of workplace excellence and people management practices. Trust is lauded as the defining principle of great workplaces and this year’s study attracted participation from 700 organisations spanning 20 industries.
Amit Misra, Managing Director, MSLGROUP in India said, "It's a great privilege to be featured in the Great Places to Work For list two years in a row. We pride ourselves on being a company that has a flexible structure that combined with our global scale helps our people learn and grow. At MSLGROUP we are innovators, and we are commited to giving our colleagues an enviroment to harness their entreprenurial spirit.”
Prasenjit Bhattacharya, CEO, Great Place To Work® Institute added,"MSLGROUP is the only PR firm to have been featured in the best workplaces list this year. The organization is not just creating a great workplace culture for their employees but is also emerging as a role model for others in the industry. The commitment of their leaders towards creating and sustaining a great workplace culture reinforces the fact that more and more leaders are acknowledging the relationship between workplace culture and business performance.”
MSLGROUP in India draws and builds on MSLGROUP in Asia’s impactful Learning & People Deveopment Programmes including the Asia Mobility Experience; Executives, Directors and Managers Development Programme for leadership development and Strategic Skills Development Roadshow to support employees’ evolution as next generation communications professionals.
Sushma Rana, Talent Director, MSLGROUP in India said, “Our unique in-house training programmes partnered with a collaborative environment inspires our people to excel. Underpinning this is a focus on a honest and transparent company culture and an innovative working environment that encourages ownership and learning from mistakes.”
About Great Place to Work® Institute
Great Place to Work® Institute is a global research, consulting and training firm that helps organisations identify, create and sustain great workplaces through the development of high-trust workplace cultures. GPTW serve businesses, non-profits and government agencies in 45 countries on all six continents.
GPTW’s clients are those companies and organisations that wish to maintain Best Company environments, those that are ready to dramatically improve the culture within their workplaces, and those in between the two. The institite knows that organisations that build trust and create a rewarding cycle of personal contribution and appreciation create workplace cultures that deliver outstanding business performance.
About MSLGROUP in India
MSLGROUP is India’s leading strategic communications and engagement company. We are trusted advisors and storytellers for the conversation age to 200+ clients, offering integrated communications services, through five distinct brands: MSLGROUP, 20:20 MSL, MSLGROUP SOCIAL HIVE, MSLGROUP CREATIVE+ and PUBLICIS CONSULTANTS and CNC MSLGROUP. MSLGROUP in India, combined, includes 10 offices in 8 key cities, 450+ professionals and an activation network reaching an additional 125 Indian
cities. Our extensive network, backed by our expertise, covers 8 specialty practice areas. Our thorough understanding of these areas, has translated into a proven track record of helping our clients engage with their audiences, 24x7.
About MSLGROUP in Asia
For 25 years, MSLGROUP has counselled global, regional and local clients in Asia, helping them establish, protect and expand their businesses and brands across this fast-growing region. Today, communications and engagement consultancy MSLGROUP has the largest PR, social media and events teams in Greater China (12 offices and 700+ professionals) and India (12 offices and 550+ professionals) and is actively working to lead the development of the industry with the regular publication of whitepapers/reports and innovative Learning & People Development programs to nurture talent. MSLGROUP in Asia includes 34 owned offices and over 1,500 colleagues in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Hong Kong, Macau, Taipei, Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Singapore, Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata. An activation network of colleagues reaches an additional 125 Indian and 100 Chinese cities and a strong affiliate partner network adds another 23 Asian cities to our reach. MSLGROUP in Asia is widely recognized as an industry leader and was awarded PR Agency Network of the Year for two consecutive years in 2012 and 2013 by Campaign Asia, as well as Asia Pacific Consultancy of the Year 2013 by the Holmes Report.
The MSLGROUP teams in Asia have also been recognized as leaders by multiple industry groups, including The Holmes Report’s China Consultancy of the Year (MSLGROUP China, 2012 & 2009), PR Agency of the Year by PRCA in India (2011), recognition as a top Event Agency at Marketing Magazine’s Agency of the Year for four consecutive years (Luminous Experiential MSLGROUP), Forbes China’s Innovative China SMEs (Genedigi MSLGROUP, 2012), Top PR Agency of the Year by CIPRA (Genedigi MSLGROUP, 2012), Taiwan Advertiser Association’s ‘Agency of the Year in Taiwan (2011). The teams have won more than 65 awards in the last two years.
MSLGROUP is Publicis Groupe’s strategic communications and engagement group, advisors in all aspects of communication strategy: from consumer PR to financial communications, from public affairs to reputation management and from crisis communications to experiential marketing and events. With more than 3,000 people across close to 100 offices worldwide, MSLGROUP is also the largest PR network in Europe, fast-growing China and India. The group offers strategic planning and counsel, insight-guided thinking and big, compelling ideas – followed by thorough execution.
About Publicis Groupe
Publicis Groupe [Euronext Paris FR0000130577, CAC 40] is a global leader in marketing, communication, and business transformation. In a world marked by increased convergence and consumer empowerment, Publicis Groupe offers a full range of services and skills: digital, technology & consulting with Publicis.Sapient (SapientNitro, Sapient Global Markets, Sapient Government Services, Razorfish Global, DigitasLBi, Rosetta) - the world’s largest most forward-thinking digitally centered platform focused exclusively on digital transformation in an always-on world - as well as creative networks such as BBH, Leo Burnett, Publicis Worldwide, Saatchi & Saatchi, public affairs, corporate communications and events with MSLGROUP, ad tech solutions with VivaKi, media strategy, planning and buying through Starcom MediaVest Group and ZenithOptimedia, healthcare communications, with Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PHCG), and finally, brand asset production with Prodigious. Present in 108 countries, the Groupe employs more than 76,000 professionals.
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