Athens, Greece - The Ogilvy Group in Greece triumphed in the annual Greek advertising awards (Ermis Awards 2010) on December 8th 2010. In total the group won 88 awards across all categories. Bold Ogilvy was named Advertising Agency of the Year and won almost half (22/46) of all the Gold Awards. In addition, Bold's client - Sarantis - was named Client of the Year and the campaign "Sima Kampana" created for Cosmote won the Public vote.
Lacta's "Love in Action" campaign, created for Kraft Foods, was named "Best Integrated Campaign" giving both OgilvyOne and Bold Ogilvy a big victory. In the Digital category, OgilvyOne scooped more that 50% of the total awards and won multiple awards mainly for Uniliver, Nestle Kraft and Cosmote. OgilvyOne also managed to win 2 Media Awards through the implementation of great ideas in the online and social space. Finally, in the Direct Category, OgilvyOne won the Grand Ermis and 6 Gold Awards (more than all the other agencies combined).
'It was a great year for the Ogilvy Group, and we are extremely pleased to win so many awards as it justifies the long nights we spend for creating and delivering work for our clients. I am particularly thrilled that we won awards across all categories and disciplines and the Ogilvy Group demonstrated the expertise to bring out the best to our clients' brands', said George Saliaris-Fasseas, the Executive Director of the Ogilvy Group in Greece.