5W Public Relations, one of the 20 largest independently owned PR firms in the US, today announced that John Ferrari has joined the agency as Senior Vice President of Finance.
Ferrari brings 18+ years of experience managing financial teams at numerous well-known public relations agencies. In his role as Senior Vice President of Finance, Ferrari will oversee management and development of 5W's financial framework and will provide leadership and direction to ensure the highest level of compliance, policy and procedures, business systems, and financial reporting.
Previously, Ferrari served as Chief Financial Officer at Hunter Public Relations. Prior to joining Hunter, Ferrari was Senior Vice President of Finance at MWW Group, one of the world's leading global public relations firms, and spent over fourteen years as a member of its financial team.
"We're excited to welcome John to 5W," said Ronn Torossian, 5WPR CEO. "As 5W continues its path of growth and expansion, John's background in building strategic financial frameworks will bring added value to existing and new clients, and to the agency as a whole. We are happy to have John on our team."
Ferrari received his B.A. in international business from the University of Buffalo and earned his graduate degree in business from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
About 5W Public Relations:
5W Public Relations is an award-winning full-service firm known for innovative programs that engage with businesses, individuals and ideas. With over 130 driven professionals serving clients in industries spanning Beauty & Fashion, Consumer Brands, Entertainment, Food & Beverage, Health & Wellness, Travel & Hospitality, Technology, Nonprofit, Corporate Communications and Reputation Management, Public Affairs, Crisis Communications and Digital Strategy, 5W PR provides leading businesses a resourceful, bold and results-oriented approach to communications.