Ogilvy India is 2009 EFFIE Agency of the Year

MUMBAI, December 16, 2009 – Ogilvy & Mather India led the EFFIES Awards as leading agency at the 2009 EFFIE Awards in Mumbai. Apart from the three gold, five silver and five bronze awards, Ogilvy India won three other special awards:  the Brand Equity Bravery Award, the Marico Uncommon Sense Award and coveted Agency of the Year award.

Ogilvy's EFFIE wins totalled 120 Points, enough to clinch the title of EFFIE Agency of the Year. The No. 2 and No. 3 agencies had 50 and 45 points, respectively.

A particular point of pride for Ogilvy India is the agency won every one of its entries – for seven clients, eight brands and ten campaigns from Ogilvy’s Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai offices.

In another note of recogition, Vodafone won EFFIE Client of the Year, based on the six EFFIE wins for Ogilvy's Zoozoos campaign.

This past week has been a remarkable week for Ogilvy in India. Starting with Ogilvy Mumbai winning the Media Office of the Year trophy in Singapore, followed soon after with the Brand Equity No. 1 Ad Agency of the Year by the Agency Reckoner, and now the EFFIE Agency of the Year award.

Gold Winners

Ogilvy India
(2) Vodafone "Zoozoos – The story of an iconic campaign"

Ogilvy Delhi
Coca-Cola Sprite "Seedhi Baat, No Bakwaas"

Silver Winners

Ogilvy India
Vodafone "Happy to Help"
Vodafone "Zoozoos on your mobile"

Ogilvy Delhi
Center Fresh

Ogilvy Hyderabad
Badjaj Pulsar

Bronze Winners

Ogilvy India
Pond's "The Cinderella effect"
Sakshi "Move to tomorrow"
Vodafone "Chhota Credit"
Vodafone "Happy to Help"
Tata Sky + Launch

Special Awards

Brand Equity Bravery Award
Vodafone "Zoozoos – The story of an iconic campaign"

Marico Uncommon Sense Award
Vodafone "Zoozoos – The story of an iconic campaign"

Contact: Lorraine Martin
Date: December 16, 2009
Office: Mumbai