Cooney/Waters Group

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Cooney/Waters Group (CWG) is a public relations company that works in health care, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology. Their website says that they can help introduce a new product or make a client's case in the court of public opinion.


The company was founded in 1992.


Top management as of June 2007:[1]

  • Lenore Cooney - Chairperson
  • Sherri Michelstein, Lisa Weiss, Fred Lake, Tim Bird - Executive Vice Presidents
  • Peter Vigliarolo, Danielle Castellani, Carey Pilato - Vice Presidents

Income and Employee Totals

O'Dwyer's PR lists CWG as earning $9,177,065 in net fees in 2006, up 15.2% on the previous year. The firm has 31 employees. [1]

PR Week ranked the Cooney/Waters Group as the thirty-fifth largest independent PR agency in the United States in 2008, with 2007 revenue of $10,083,256, a 10% increase from the previous year's total revenue of $9,177,065. The ranking also notes its staff total of 38 (2006 total: 34), with $265,349 in revenue per employee.[2]


O'Dwyer's lists the following clients:[2]

  • 3M
  • Abbott Global AIDS Care
  • American Lung Association
  • Anheuser-Busch
  • Cephalon
  • Coca-Cola
  • National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
  • National Meningitis Association
  • Nuvo Research
  • Sanofi Pasteur

Contact details

90 Fifth Avenue, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10011
Contact: Timothy Bird
Phone: (212) 886-2210
Fax: (212) 886-2288
Email: tbird AT


  1. "2006 Worldwide Fees of independent Firms With Major U.S. Operations", accessed June 2007.
  2. "2008 Agency Rankings," PR Week, 28 April 2008.
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