Cool heads, rapid response

Crisis Management

In this age of uncertainty, populism, and activism, hope is not a strategy, especially when a crisis strikes. Organizations must continuously assess and plan against potential threats, and equip internal stakeholders with the appropriate skills, resources and values. Examining who they are and what they stand for, organizations should build a culture of risk management grounded in a clear, purpose-driven mission.

With fake news, the rise of bots and an always-on digital echo chamber, reputations can be tarnished in an instant. The key to our crisis management approach is providing our clients with a strategy based upon actionable intelligence. Our real-time social listening and issues-forecasting processes provide analysis and context across all relevant channels (even the less common). And by understanding how to manage today’s complex issues, we ensure that our clients maintain control of their destiny when the stakes are highest.

We're Known For...

  • Cyberattacks and data breaches
  • Activist campaigns
  • Governmental investigations and enforcement actions
  • Litigation (especially competition, contract, fraud, discrimination and intellectual property)
  • Product recalls
  • Workplace incidents
  • International disputes
  • Investigative journalism
  • Emergencies, accidents and disasters

Crisis Management Team

Peter Duda, The Americas
Executive Vice President/Co-Head of Crisis Communications & Issues Management
pduda@webershandwick.com

Tyler Kim, Asia Pacific
Managing Director, Korea
tyler.kim@webershandwick.com

Jacquelynne Willcox, Asia Pacific
Executive Vice President, Managing Director, Powell Tate
jwillcox@powelltate.com

Rod Clayton, EMEA
Executive Vice President/Head of Crisis & Issues, Corporate Communications & Public Affairs
rclayton@webershandwick.com