JOHANNESBURG, May 29, 2009 – Ogilvy South Africa continues its winning tradition at the 2009 APEX Awards, winning the Grand Prix, three gold and a bronze.
Zoom Advertising took the top prize, the APEX Grand Prix for Pep "Generations" and a gold for the same campaign in the change category.
Ogilvy Johannesburg won two gold medals: for Shaking Up KFC (launch category) and The Brrr Effect (change category).
Ogilvy Cape Town rounded out the wins with a bronze for Volkswagen Citi 1984-2009 (change category).
Ogilvy SA CEO Nunu Ntshingila, says "The philosophy of creating work for our clients that liberates their brands and allows these brands to stand out from the clutter, has as much to do with creativity as it does with effectiveness. Recognition for effectiveness gives greater credibility to the work we do and the Apex Awards objectively recognise the very real contribution advertising makes to our clients' business success."
Ogilvy South Africa was also the most-awarded agency at the Awards in 2008.