O&M Japan Takes Home Three Lions & Two Finalists at Cannes
Ogilvy & Mather Japan (Ogilvy Japan) has just achieved its best performance ever at the Cannes Lions Festival winning 3 Lions and 2 Finalists.
Two Silver Lions were awarded to the 'Celebrities' campaign for Imytec/Canon in the Print and Publishing category. Ogilvy Japan was the only Japanese agency awarded in this category, which saw 3,777 works being entered but only 80 awarded. One Bronze Lion and 1 Finalist was awarded to the 'Refugee Collection' for Refugees International Japan in Design and Media respectively. 2,865 works were entered in Design but only 112 were awarded.
One Finalist was awarded to the 'Homeless Bed Collection' for Megamax and Moyai in Promotion and Activation which had 3,458 projects in competition but less than 300 received Finalist honours. This incredible achievement was a key contributor to Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide being crowned Network of the Year for the fifth time in a row.
Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide won a total of 120 Lions across 31 offices, including a Titanium, one Glass Lion and four Grand Prix.
Ajab Samrai, Chief Creative Officer at Ogilvy & Mather Japan, said: “In the last 3 years, Ogilvy and Mather Japan has gone from nowhere to be one of the most awarded agencies in Japan at Cannes. To be right up there with the giants like Dentsu and Hakuhodo is an honour and proof that our strategy for Japan as an International agency is delivering all the right results in both business and creativity"
Todd Krugman, President at Ogilvy & Mather Japan, said: “The stellar achievement of Ogilvy Tokyo in Cannes is the result of a constant pursuit of excellence that keeps on delivering outstanding results for our clients. Japan is now a leading creative force in Cannes and we are truly pleased to be contributing to its success.”