O&M overtakes its record-breaking 2014 Lion total with 111 Lions

Network wins 4 more Golds and Product Design Grand Prix goes to Lucky Iron Fish

Cannes, France, 24 June 2015 - Today at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity the global Ogilvy & Mather network won 4 Gold Lions, surpassing its record-breaking 2014 Lion haul of 110 Lions in the process.

MEMAC Ogilvy Dubai, Geometry Global and client The Lucky Iron Fish Project collected a Grand Prix in Product Design tonight for the Lucky Iron Fish campaign. The Lucky Iron Fish Project is an initiative to combat iron deficiency in Cambodia.

Ogilvy & Mather also won 10 Lions in the Radio category today, including Gold for Ogilvy & Mather London’s ‘A Mother’s Body’ for Dove and Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg’s ‘Night Before the Project’ for Suntory.

A Mother's Body

In Design, the network won 3 Lions, including 1 Gold for DAVID Miami for its ‘Proud Whopper’ initiative for Burger King and 1 Gold for Geometry Global Bogotá’s ‘Priceless Weapons’ for Colombia’s Ministry of Environment. In Cyber Ogilvy & Mather took home 2 Lions.

Proud Whopper

Tham Khai Meng, Worldwide Chief Creative Officer at Ogilvy & Mather, said: “It’s been another grand night for the global Ogilvy & Mather network. We’re proud to provide good homes to another 19 Lions. Thank you to the talented creative people in our Bogotá, Johannesburg, London, Miami and Dubai offices. From iron to gold to grand prix. It's pure alchemy!”

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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 Global 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.

Date: June 24, 2015