Ronn Torossian: Insights from a Native New Yorker and CEO of 5WPR

Ronn Torossian is the founder of 5WPR. As President & CEO of 5W Public Relations he has overseen the company’s fast growth and expansion to the Inc.500 list and has helped Fortune 500, Inc. 500, and Forbes 400 businesses become successful as well.

He is well-regarded as one of the foremost public relations experts in the United States. His views on public relations and communications, including crisis management, public affairs, and social media are thought of as authoritative and influential. Blue chip companies, top business executives, and American and international executives have sought his counsel regarding their companies.

Torossian is also a regular contributor to Forbes, Inc., Bloomberg, CNBC, and The New York Observer on topics including marketing, entrepreneurship, media, innovation, leadership and New York City. He is a member of the prestigious Young Presidents Organization (YPO). The positive attitude Mr. Torossian has for his work has brought him a lot of accolades and rewards. Torossian was named a semifinalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year, and was also named to PR Week’s “40 Under 40” List and Advertising Age’s “40 Under 40” list. American Business Awards also named him Public Relations Executive of the Year.

Today, his company employs 175 Public Relations professionals and is headquartered in the iconic Helmsley Building in New York City. Outside of work, Mr. Torossian lives a full life. He also speaks on a regular basis at colleges and universities, and is a board member for not-for-profit organizations. Torossian is a native New Yorker, and a proud father to two daughters with whom he resides on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

“PR is a mix of journalism, psychology, and lawyering - it’s an ever-changing and always interesting landscape.” - Ronn Torossian
ronn torossian is the CEO and Founder of 5W Public Relations

Ronn Torossian, CEO and Founder of 5W Public Relations (5WPR)

5WPR is a full-service PR agency in NYC known for cutting-edge programs that engage with businesses, issues and ideas. With more than 175 professionals serving clients in B2C (Beauty & Fashion, Consumer Brands, Entertainment, Food & Beverage, Health & Wellness, Travel & Hospitality, Technology, Nonprofit), B2B (Corporate Communications and Reputation Management), Public Affairs, Crisis Communications and digital strategy, 5W brings leading businesses a resourceful, bold and results-driven approach to communication.

The agency has won multiple awards, including ABA Agency of the Year, PR Agency Elite: B2B Campaign, SABRE Awards in the categories of Home & Furniture and Beauty & Fashion, and several awards for Product Launch campaigns throughout the year.

ronn torossian is the CEO and Founder of 5W Public Relations

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