Ogilvy & Mather wins big at 2015 Asia Pacific Effie Awards

O&M scoops APAC Network of the Year and Agency of the Year

O&M Asia Pacific celebrates big Asia Pacific Effies win

April 11, 2015 – Ogilvy & Mather (Ogilvy) is celebrating a triumph at the 2015 Asia Pacific Effie Awards. On a remarkable night, Ogilvy Asia Pacific scooped the prestigious Network of the Year Award and Ogilvy & Mather Mumbai was named Agency of the Year.

The winners were announced at the Awards Gala on 10 April at Four Seasons Hotel, Singapore, as advertising and marketing professionals from across the region came together to celebrate the most creative and effective campaigns from the past 12 months.

In total, 92 entries made it to the final shortlist for the highly coveted awards. Ogilvy led the way with 27 finalists – more than any other network – for client campaigns including, Hindustan Unilever, Suncorp, Ikea and Google.

On the regional award for the wider network, Paul Heath, Chairman of Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific, said, “To be named Network of the Year is a fantastic achievement. The APAC Effie Awards represent the very best our industry has to offer, and it gives me great satisfaction to see the passion and energy for our clients being recognised.”

Kunal Jeswani, CEO at Ogilvy & Mather India was delighted with the success, commenting, “It’s wonderful to see Ogilvy Mumbai shine at the APAC Effies. Agency of the Year is a fantastic triumph. The two things that make us proud are our work and our people, and it is such a pleasure to see both celebrated. The Effies are a great global platform and to have so many Indian brands and marketers taking home the awards and shortlisted is pretty cool. It is truly time to 'Make in India',” he said.

The full list of winners and finalists will shortly be available at: http://www.apaceffie.com

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Ogilvy & Mather is one of the largest marketing communications companies in the world. It was named the Cannes Lions Network of the Year for three consecutive years, 2012, 2013, and 2014; 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 Gl obal 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 http://www.ogilvy.com/, or follow Ogilvy on Twitter at @Ogilvy and on Facebook.com/Ogilvy.

Contact: Greg Carton
Date: April 11, 2015
Office: Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific