CANNES, FRANCE, June 20, 2012 – Ogilvy & Mather has been honoured with a further 24 awards on the third day of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2012 in the Press, Cyber, Radio, and Design categories.
In Press, Ogilvy Brazil was awarded Gold for its compelling campaign - 'A' 'T' 'S' 'I' for mobile company Claro. The creative starkly sets out the consequences of texting while driving. Ogilvy & Mather New York office also scooped Gold in the Design category for its ‘THINK’ campaign for IBM - a deliberately low-tech solution for a high-tech event.
Tham Khai Meng, Worldwide Chief Creative Officer at Ogilvy & Mather and Film & Press Jury President at Cannes 2012 said: Having judged the quality of work entered into the awards, this is a wonderful achievement for the whole network. It is also testament to the power of creativity as a force for good and I'm thrilled to see our agencies across the world honoured on such a prominent stage."
As well as two Gold, the agency was presented with 3 Silver and 7 Bronze in Press, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze in Cyber, 1 Silver and 3 Bronze in Radio and 4 Bronze in Design.
The International Festival of Creativity, also known as Cannes Lions, is the world's leading celebration of creativity in communications. As the most prestigious international annual advertising and communications awards, over 28,800 entries from all over the world are showcased and judged at the Festival. Full information about the 2012 Awards and winners can be found at: www.canneslions.com.
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