XLR8 Emerges ‘Best Corporate PR Practitioner of 2017’
By Dipo Olowookere
One of West Africa’s leading public relations and communications consultancies, XLR8, last week emerged winner of the Presidential Award of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR).
The firm was announced as the ‘Best Corporate Public Relations Practitioner of the year 2017’ outstanding performance during the period under review.
In his citation for XLR8, President of the Institute and Chairman of NIPR, Dr Rotimi Oladele, commended the “finesse and strategic rigour that have come to define the company’s craft”, adding that it was no surprise that XLR8’s interventions typically deliver the desired outcomes for its clients.
Chief Executive Officer of XLR8, Mr Calixthus Okoruwa, expressed gratitude to the NIPR for the recognition.
“We are humbled and overwhelmed by this recognition coming from the apex guardian of professionalism in the public relations and communications management sector,” he stated, adding that it would inspire XLR8 to rededicate itself to excellence in every facet of its operations.
XLR8 has in the course of the 13 years since its founding expanded very rapidly in the marketing communications consulting space in Nigeria by proving itself an invaluable ally and trusted advisor to several leading brands and organizations across different sectors.
It currently consults for leading multinationals in the banking and financial services sector, technology and telecommunications, sports and entertainment, food and beverage, fast moving consumer goods and the public sector.