Winning Run Continues as WPP Hits Six in Cannes

June 25, 2016 - table lamp

NEW YORK LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WPP has been named a world’s many artistic holding association during the
Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for a sixth
uninterrupted year.

Another clever opening from a agencies during a industry’s premier
festival and awards uncover saw WPP tip a primogenitor association rankings once
again. The holding association endowment is formed on a amassed points won
by a agencies within any group.

Ogilvy Mather won network of a year for a fifth time in a row,
while YR took third place.

The win in Cannes means that WPP binds a pretension of primogenitor association of
a year 2016 during 4 of a industry’s heading awards programmes:
Cannes Lions, a Effies, a Warc 100 and The One Show.

WPP agencies from 46 opposite countries took home Lions. Winning work
included: YR Auckland’s “McWhopper” for Burger King; “The Swedish
Number” by Ingo Stockholm (Swedish Tourist Association); J. Walter
Thompson Amsterdam’s “The Next Rembrandt” (ING); “Breathless Choir” by
Ogilvy Mather London (Philips); David Buenos Aires’ “Man Boobs” for
MACMA (Breast Cancer Help Movement); “The Everyman Meal” by Ogilvy
Mather Johannesburg (KFC); J. Walter Thompson Costa Rica’s “The Second
Scoreboard” (Teletica, Inamu, Fedefutbol); “Behind The Leather” by
Ogilvy Mather Bangkok (People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals);
Grey San Francisco’s “The Most Dangerous Town On The Internet” (Norton
By Symantec); “Beauty Tips By Reshma” by Ogilvy Mather Mumbai (Make
Love Not Scars); “Man, Lady, Office” by Monday Bangkok (Dutch Mill Co);
Ogilvy Mather London’s “Tongue, Breathing, Blinking” (Unilever); Memac
Ogilvy’s “Lamp, Table, Bookcase, Bed, Nightstand” (IKEA Saudi Arabia);
and “Paper Glasses” by Grey Mexico (Save The Children and Santillana).

Sir Martin Sorrell, owner and CEO of WPP, said: “In my cricketing
career we have rarely, if ever, strike a six. This is a many gratifying
one of a few. Although this endowment is handed to WPP, it is really
covenant to a ability, bid and success of a people within our
agencies all around a world, and a good settlement of a clients who
elect a work. So congratulations and appreciate we to them. we would
also like to say, for a advantage of a colleagues opposite Europe, both
within and over WPP, that nonetheless a UK has voted to leave a EU,
WPP has not. We are as European as ever, and will turn even some-more so.”

John O’Keeffe, Worldwide Creative Director of WPP, said: “Amid, sadly,
most heightened confidence this year we saw a loyal face of humanity,
with extreme competitors putting aside any differences to pledge, as an
industry, to work together to assistance move a UN’s Sustainable
Development Goals to fruition. As we demeanour opposite all a smashing work
that has righteously been recognized this week, we can usually think, what a
force for warning we make. Note to self: a foe for the
desired Creative Holding Company of a Year endowment gets some-more intense
each year. My congratulations to all a winners and indeed all the
good clients who bought this shining work. As ever in Cannes, The Big
Idea is The Big Winner. And always will be.”

About WPP

WPP is a world’s largest communications services organisation with billings
of US$73 billion and revenues of US$19 billion. Through a operating
companies, a Group provides a extensive operation of promotion and
selling services including promotion media investment management;
information investment management; open family open affairs; branding
identity; medical communications; direct, digital, promotion
attribute marketing; and dilettante communications. The company
employs 194,000 people (including associates and investments) in over
3,000 offices opposite 112 countries. For some-more information, revisit www.wpp.com.

WPP was named Holding Company of a Year during a 2015 Cannes Lions
International Festival of Creativity for a fifth year running. WPP was
also named, for a fifth uninterrupted year, a World’s Most Effective
Holding Company in a 2016 Effie Effectiveness Index, that recognizes
a efficacy of selling communications. In 2016 WPP was
recognized by Warc 100 as a World’s Top Holding Company (second year
running).

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