BNF Takes Young Guns Award Top Honor

Paris, March 21, 2014 - With nine awards, including one Gold, four Silver and four Bronze, creative team BNF of Ogilvy Paris (Baptiste Clinet, Nicolas Lautier and Florian Bodet), are awarded Best Team of the World at the Young Guns Awards annual competition reserved for creative less than thirty years-old. BNF and Ogilvy Paris were recognized by YGA for its break-out work for The Coca-Cola Company, Jean Paul Gaultier and Perrier. Ogilvy Paris was awarded Agency of the Year. Said Philip Heimann, General Manager Ogilvy & Mather Paris, "I feel very fortunate to work with and to have such huge creative talent as Baptiste, Nicolas and Florian. They are inspiring, committed and generate a contagious sense of optimisim. I'm certain Napoloen had them in mind when he said Impossible N'est Pas Francais! Bravo!" The BNF team of creative directors make French history as the first French creative team to receive the top global honor by the YGA competition and adding these 9 awards to its portfolio of some 70 awards won in the last 3 years at Ogilvy Paris.

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Date: March 21, 2014
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