NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Binna Kim, co-founder and president of Vested, the world’s fastest growing public relations agency, was named 2017 Executive of the Year in Business Intelligence Group’s 2017 Public Relations and Marketing Excellence Awards, the agency announced today.
Additionally, the agency was a finalist in the public relations agency of the year category.
“Establishing Vested was the smartest thing I’ve ever done,” Kim said in a Q&A posted to the agency’s website. “During the last two years, Vested has grown rapidly and I’ve had the best time of my life hiring and working with talented people, onboarding amazing clients, and disrupting the agency space.”
“Binna is an extremely talented communicator and through our collaborative work, has helped to elevate our brand,” said Jennifer Delevante-Moulen, director of marketing at Mediant. “We have always valued Binna’s counsel and were thrilled to hear about her recognition as agency executive of the year.”
Said Maria Jimenez, director of the Business Intelligence Group: “Our winners have partnered to drive real business value, not mere awareness. These individuals and organizations represent the top talent and true leadership for the industry to follow.”
“Binna exemplifies what Vested is: entrepreneurial, passionate, and extremely knowledgeable about the financial services vertical. As a leader, she motivates our team and ensures that, as an organization, we’re always thinking three steps ahead of our industry,” said Dan Simon, co-founder and CEO of Vested.
After its founding in 2015, Vested grew significantly in 2016 as the agency quickly earned the trust of new clients throughout the financial services industry. It announced Vested Ventures, an investment division created to take direct equity positions in financial technology startups, in February.
The agency was later named as the world’s fastest-growing public relations agency in the Holmes Report 2017 Global PR Agency Rankings, an annual examination of the state of the public relations industry. It was also ranked in O’Dwyer’s as the 11th largest financial public relations firm according to top-line revenue.
Named the world’s fastest growing public relations agency, Vested is an integrated communications firm focused on the future of finance. Vested’s approach merges deep financial expertise with creativity to deliver award-winning, integrated campaign for our global clienteles.
Vested is a founding member of the Global Fintech PR Network and recently launched the industry’s first agency-run investment group, Vested Ventures. Learn more at www.fullyvested.com, or via Twitter or LinkedIn.