Omnicom Group Wins Big at the One Show

Scoops up Holding Company and BBDO Named Network of the Year

NEW YORK, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 42nd Annual One Show Awards, Omnicom was awarded the Holding Company of the Year while BBDO won Network of the Year.  The One Show is considered one of the world's most prestigious advertising award show competitions, celebrating the year's best in all forms of advertising, design and marketing communications.

More than 50 Omnicom agencies from every region in the world combined to win approximately 85 Pencils for clients in numerous categories. BBDO won seven Gold Pencils for clients: GE, Guy Cotten , Pedigree, Snickers, Twix and Visa. adam&eveDDB continued their winning momentum of excellent work for client, Harvey Nichols , winning three Gold Pencils out of six total. Two of TBWA's four Gold Pencils were for Gatorade's "Made in New York Film."

"The outstanding results speak for themselves. It's a reflection of doing extraordinarily creative and effective work on behalf of our clients, "said John Wren , President and CEO, Omnicom. "Our winning streak across disciplines and geographies is also a testament to having the best talent in the industry. I want to congratulate all our people and agencies for their outstanding performance and creativity."

The One Show winnings comes on the heels of a few other prestigious award shows from around the globe and across disciplines. Below are a few highlights:

  • Omnicom's PR agencies won many accolades at the recent SABRE Awards, a premiere showcase of the best work produced by PR agencies, including Marina Maher Communications (MMC) winning Creative Agency of the Year
  • PHD India continued its winning streak by winning Agency of the Year from Digital Market Asia and Mumbrella.
  • OMD was the highest ranking media agency network on the Effie Worldwide ranking.
  • Omnicom Media Group's Annalect recently cleaned up at I-com, a global data and analytics marketing forum, winning the Smart Data Agency of the Year.

About The One Club
The One Club, producer of the prestigious One Show and Creative Week, is the world's foremost non-profit organization recognizing creative excellence in advertising and design.  The One Show honors the best work across all disciplines, including Advertising, Interactive, Design and Branded Entertainment. Creative Week takes place in New York City every May and is the preeminent festival celebrating the intersection of advertising and the arts.

About Omnicom Group
Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com) is a leading global marketing and corporate 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.  Follow us on Twitter for the latest news.

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SOURCE Omnicom Group

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