New York/Singapore/Shanghai, Dec. 13, 2013 — Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) agencies continued their tradition of delivering outstanding creativity and effectiveness for their clients by winning more than 60 awards across disciplines and categories at the 2013 Campaign Asia-Pacific Agency of the Year Awards held in China, Singapore and India.
TBWA won Creative Agency of the year in Japan and Malaysia. DDB was named Creative Agency of the Year for South East Asia, Korea, New Zealand, Philippines and Indonesia. PHD was Media Agency of the Year in Greater China, China, Indonesia and Singapore whileOMD won Gold in Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong, under the Media Agency of the Year category. Colenso BBDO was named Digital Agency of the Year and DDB won silver in New Zealand. BBDO was also the runner up Network of the Year in the region.
There were many other highlights over the course of the multiple award shows. Here are just a few:
Of course, a key to this success is the quality of talent. And Omnicom agency employees were repeatedly recognized as the best in their field in various countries in categories spanning account service, planning and “young achievers.”
The success at the Campaign Asia-Pacific awards continues the winning streak in this region that began earlier in the month when Omnicom agencies dominated the Digital Asia Festival Awards, co-organized by the Lions Festivals, sponsors of Cannes Lions. BBDO and DDB were the first and second most-awarded networks at the festival, further solidifying their position as leaders in the digital space.
“Congratulations to all of our agencies for the record number of awards they received for their client work in the Asia Pacific region,” said John Wren, President and CEO, Omnicom. ““Our success at this year’s awards program is a testament to the quality of service our agencies are providing to their clients, as well as the breadth and depth of our talented people across the region who consistently deliver creative excellence.”
Campaign Asia-Pacific’s Agency of the Year competition is now in its 20th year, and is Asia-Pacific’s most prestigious awards, recognizing inspired leadership, management excellence, outstanding business performance and overall achievements in the region’s advertising and communications industry.
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