Agency also picked up two other accolades at client-voted awards show
SINGAPORE, July 31, 2009 – Ogilvy & Mather Singapore was named "Creative Agency of the Year" at Marketing magazine's Agency of the Year gala dinner last night, for the fourth year running – solidifying the agency's reputation as one of the region's creative powerhouses.
Reflecting the agency's versatility and strength across the disciplines, Ogilvy Singapore picked up the following accolades in the client-voted show: Gold in the Creative Agency category, and Silver and Bronze in the Direct Marketing Agency and Email Marketing Agency categories respectively for OgilvyOne Singapore. The agency was also a finalist in the Web Design Agency and Online Advertising Agency categories. In addition, Ogilvy PR Singapore was a finalist in the Public Relations Agency category.
Says Mark Wong, Managing Director, Ogilvy & Mather Advertising, "In tough market conditions, outstanding creative output becomes more imperative as clients demand more bang for their buck. Clients' feedback matters to us, and to be named Creative Agency of the Year by their votes is very gratifying indeed."
Ogilvy swept the competition away and retained the Creative Agency of the Year title with more than 17 percent of the votes, higher than last year's count. This was also more than 10 points ahead of the nearest competitor.
Award wins at Marketing Agency of the Year 2009 include:
Creative Agency of the Year (Gold)
Direct Marketing Agency of the Year (Silver)
Email Marketing Agency of the Year (Bronze)
Web Design Agency of the Year (Finalist)
Online Advertising Agency of the Year (Finalist)
Public Relations Agency of the Year (Finalist)
About Ogilvy Singapore
For the fourth year running, Ogilvy Singapore was named Singapore's Creative Agency of the Year by clients. At the Creative Circles Awards, the agency clinched the top spot walking away with not only the inaugural Agency of the Year accolade, the Best of Show Gong but also emerged tops in both the advertising and interactive categories. Ogilvy Singapore was also named the Most Awarded Agency in Asia by Campaign Brief Asia. This marks the third time that the agency garnered this title in five years.
About Ogilvy & Mather Asia-Pacific
Ogilvy is considered to be the pre-eminent global Agency brand in Asia with 124 offices, operating across 29 cities with 6,800 employees. It is the largest and most creative agency network in the region, offering the full range of marketing communication disciplines including advertising, direct marketing, interactive media, media planning and buying, database management, telemarketing, directory services, public relations, sales promotion, graphic design, and related marketing disciplines.
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