The Ogilvy Group in India picked up 8 metals at the APAC Effie Awards 2015, held in Singapore. Ogilvy Mumbai also picked up APAC Effie Agency of the Year award.
The Ogilvy brands that picked up metals included Google, Akanksha, Bournvita and Brooke Bond Red Label.
Soho Square, an independent agency that is part of the Ogilvy Group in India, also picked up metals for its clients, BJP and Voltas.
Overall, the group picked up 2 Golds, 4 Silvers and 2 Bronze metals at the 2015 APAC Effies.
“I am truly blessed to be surrounded with so much great talent focused on creating great work. The APAC Effie Agency of the Year is a fantastic triumph. I salute our people and all our clients who constantly partner us to create this wonderful body of work that the world celebrates,” said Piyush Pandey, Executive Chairman and Creative Director, Ogilvy South Asia.
“Ogilvy Mumbai winning the APAC Effie Agency of the Year on the back of Ogilvy India being Indian Effie Agency of the Year earlier this year, is a sweet double hit. We feel proud to do great work that works across such a large spread of clients, reflected in the number of shortlists. It is a moment to savour,” commented Madhukar Sabnavis, Vice Chairman & Director, Client Relations, Ogilvy India
“It is wonderful to see Ogilvy India shine at the APAC Effies. The two things that make us proud are our work and our people, and it is such a pleasure to see both applauded. The Effies are a great global platform and to have so many Indian brands and marketers recognized at this level is pretty cool,” added Kunal Jeswani, CEO, Ogilvy India.
“Winning both, the Grand Effie at the India Effies and the Gold and Silver at the APAC Effies is an immense moment of pride for Soho Square,” said Samrat Bedi, Head, Soho Square Mumbai.