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JWT London's Gareth Price Wins Top Prize in the IPA’s 2016/17 Excellence Diploma

Price's essay 'Thinklong' selected as the best of the four essays that achieved a 'Pass with Distinction' mark

JWT London's Gareth Price Wins Top Prize in the IPA’s 2016/17 Excellence Diploma

Gareth Price, a Senior Planner at J. Walter Thompson London, has won this year’s President’s Prize in the IPA 2016/17 Excellence Diploma  - the highest qualification granted by the IPA.

Price won the award when judges chose his essay 'Thinklong' as the best of the four essays that achieved a 'Pass with Distinction' mark this year.

In total, the judges awarded four distinctions, 10 credits and three passes. 

Patrick Mills, Director of Membership and Professional Development at the IPA, said: “The Excellence Diploma is the pinnacle of our qualifications programme and has once again produced some brilliant and thought provoking final essays. It is a testament to our delegates that their innovative and insightful essays will continue to help push our industry to new heights.”