MWW PR announced today that Bret Werner, co-founder of Catalyst Public Relations had been hired as the organization’s first chief client officer. Werner co-founded Catalyst, and continued to manage the company following its sale in December 2012 as part of the Brand Strategy division within WME | IMG.
Werner – who will also serve as Executive Vice President – helped grow Catalyst tremendously over ten years, and oversaw the growth of the agency. Previously, he worked at Taylor PR, where he served as Managing Partner before co-founding Catalyst. At Taylor, he served as one of the company’s youngest Vice Presidents in the company’s history.
According to Linked In he is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, ’93, and has BS in communications. He also has a certificate of “High Impact Leadership” in 2012 from Columbia University.
MWWPR Group remains a leading independent public relations firm, and is headquartered in New Jersey.