Omnicom Group Agencies Distinguished By Top Industry Honors

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) agencies were recently recognized with top honors from key industry publications The Gunn Report, Advertising Age, Adweek and Campaign.

BBDO and DDB were recognized as the #1 and #2 Most Awarded Agency Networks in The World for 2011 by The Gunn Report, an annual compilation of winners' lists from the most important advertising industry award shows. BBDO claims the number one position for a record-setting sixth consecutive year. Since The Gunn Report's creation in 1999, Omnicom networks have won an unprecedented 30 of the 39 first, second and third place spots on the Most Awarded Agency Networks list.

BBDO Worldwide and Alma were named to Advertising Age's Agency A-List in the no. 3 and no. 6 spots, respectively. The A-List honors agencies that have led the industry through demonstrable client results, innovation and performance in their own businesses. This year's list was published on January 23rd.

Additional Advertising Age recognition earned by Omnicom agencies includes:

  • OMD: Media Agency of the Year
  • LatinWorks: Multicultural Agency of the Year
  • TBWA Hakuhodo: International Agency of the Year
  • Organic: Comeback Agency of the Year

Advertising Age also selected BBDO's New York office and Goodby Silverstein & Partners, San Francisco for its Creativity A-List. In addition, Evolution Bureau was named no. 5 on Advertising Age's list of 10 Standout Shops.

Also in January, OMD was selected as Global Media Agency of the Year by Adweek citing their creativity, awards and strong leadership. The previous month, BBDO Worldwide was named Adweek's Global Agency of the Year.

Additionally, in December, Campaign named BBDO 2011 Worldwide Advertising Network of the Year.

About Omnicom Group Inc.

Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE-OMC) is a leading global marketing and communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.

For further information on Omnicom and its brands, please visit www.omnicomgroup.com.

SOURCE Omnicom Group

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