Maynilad wins Anvil Awards for crisis and employee comm

February 19, 2011

West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) won two Merit Awards at the 46th Anvil Awards held yesterday, February 18, at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel in Mandaluyong City.

Maynilad was given noteworthy distinction for the company’s crisis communication efforts on “Water Discoloration in The West Zone” (Specialized Public Relations Projects – one time basis: Crisis/Disaster and Risk Communications) and its flagship employee communication channel, “Ripples – the Maynilad official newsletter” (Public Relations Tools – Internal Publications: Newsletter).

The Anvil Awards is awarded by the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP).  It is the symbol of excellence in public relations in the Philippines, awarded by a distinguished multi-sectoral jury to outstanding public relations programs and tools designed and implemented in the past year.

IN PHOTO:  Maynilad’s winning Communications team composed of (L-R) Mark Isaiah David (Head, External Communications), Jennifer Casipit (Head, Internal Communications), Grace Laxa (Government and Media Relations Supervisor), Karmina Alejandro (Advertising and Promotions Specialist), and Mark Ferdinand Pasion (Visual Communication Specialist).  The team is led by Cherubim Ocampo, Head of Maynilad’s Corporate Communications Department (not in photo).