Ogilvy strikes gold at Agency of the Year Awards in Asia Pacific

12 December, 2013


Ogilvy & Mather

Creative Agency of the Year AND Digital Agency of the Year

Ogilvy & Mather took last night’s Campaign Asia Agency of the Year awards by storm, with a dazzling procession of big wins.

In addition to the ultimate accolade of Regional Creative Agency of the Year, Ogilvy’s cutting-edge digital expertise was recognised with the Regional Digital Agency of the Year crown. Paul Heath was named Agency Head of the Year, whilst the depth of Ogilvy’s bench strength was highlighted by Soames Hines winning Account Person of the Year, and Ganapathy Balagopalan taking home Planner of the Year.

A further 20 awards were garnered in the Greater China, South Asia and Southeast Asia sub-regional categories. A third of these were gold, including Creative Agency of the Year wins in Hong Kong, Thailand and India.

Commenting on the unparalleled awards haul, Paul Heath, Chairman of Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific said:

“This is a big set of wins, highlighting the breadth of our expertise across Asia, and our clear standing as market leader in the key areas of digital and creativity, both for Ogilvy and our clients. We are proud, and we’re celebrating, but we’re not stopping here: these accolades tee us up for an even more exciting year ahead. Our thanks goes to all our staff and friends in every office across Asia - this is your prize - thank you and well done!”

The full list of Agency of the Year awards won by Ogilvy & Mather is as follows:

Asia Pacific Region:

Creative Agency of the Year: Ogilvy & Mather, Asia Pacific
Digital Agency of the Year: Ogilvy & Mather, Asia Pacific

Agency Head of the Year: Paul Heath
Account Person of the Year: Soames Hines
Planner of the Year: Ganapathy Balagopalan

Greater China:

Gold – Creative Agency of the Year: Hong Kong
Gold – Public Relations Agency of the Year: Hong Kong
Silver – Digital Agency of the Year: Hong Kong
Silver – Public Relations Agency of the Year: China

South Asia:

Gold – Creative Agency of the Year: Mumbai
Gold - Specialist Agency of the Year: Geometry Global India
Silver – Digital Agency of the Year: OgilvyOne, India
Bronze – Creative Agency of the Year: Bangladesh
Bronze – Specialist Agency of the Year: Social@Ogilvy, India

South Asia Account Person of the Year: Sonali Sehgal
South Asia Planner of the Year: Ganapathy Balagopalan

Southeast Asia:

Southeast Asia Digital Agency of the Year: Ogilvy & Mather, Singapore
Gold – Digital Agency of the Year: Singapore
Gold – Digital Agency of the Year: Vietnam
Gold – Creative Agency of the Year: Thailand
Silver – Digital Agency of the Year: Indonesia
Silver – Digital Agency of the Year: Philippines
Bronze – Creative Agency of the Year: Singapore
Bronze – Public Relations Agency of the Year: Singapore

Southeast Asia Talent Management Person of the Year: YanYi Chee


Press enquiries:
Sarah Edwards, Ogilvy & Mather
Phone: +852 2884 8611
Email: sarah.edwards@ogilvy.com  

About Ogilvy & Mather
Ogilvy & Mather is one of the largest marketing communications companies in the world. It was named both the Cannes Lions Network of the Year and the EFFIEs World's Most Effective Agency Network for two consecutive years, 2012 and 2013. The company is comprised of industry leading units in the following disciplines: advertising; public relations and public affairs; branding and identity; shopper and retail marketing; health care communications; direct, digital, promotion and relationship marketing; consulting, research and analytics; branded content and entertainment; and specialist communications. O&M services Fortune Global 500 companies as well as local businesses through its network of more than 500 offices in 126 countries. It is a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY). For more information, visit www.ogilvy.com, or follow Ogilvy on Twitter at @Ogilvy and on Facebook.com/Ogilvy.

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