Top industry recognitions for WPP agencies in 2009/2010

In the last few months, WPP agencies have been awarded multiple Agency of the Year titles, across disciplines and across regions. The complete list appears in the monthly e.wire news bulletins.

In addition, the end of the decade also delivered many exceptional accolades, recognising outstanding performance, innovation, and consistent creativity from WPP agencies.

Below is a small selection of some of the more significant awards.


JWT - Global Ad Agency of the Year - Adweek
Santo - International Agency of the Year - Ad Age
MediaCom - No 1 globally for integrated interaction services - RECMA
Ogilvy - top global agency for innovation - Mobile Marketing Association


Bates 141 - most-awarded agency in Greater China - Chinese Times Advertising Awards
JWT Asia Pacific - Network Agency of the Year 2009 - Media Spikes 2009
JWT Asia Pacific - Network Agency of the Year - AdFest 2009
JWT- top agency network in Asia Pacific - Media magazine Creative Rankings 2009. (Based on 2009 international & regional awards - effectiveness, creativity, business performance)
Landor - Branding Agency of the Year in Greater China - Marketing magazine
Ogilvy PR - Asia Pacific PR Network of the Year 2009 - Asia Pacific PR Awards
Ogilvy - highest rated ad agency in Asia - Media magazine's Agency Report Card 2009 (new business wins, creative, industry survey, employee initiatives)
Ogilvy - most awarded agency network in Asia Pacific - first Gunn Report for Asia Pacific
Ogilvy Africa - African Agency Network of the Year - AdFocus
Ogilvy - No 1 creative agency for 7 straight years in Asia until 2008 - Creative Brief Asia
Hill and Knowlton - SE Asia Consultancy of the Year - Holmes Report
WPP agencies collectively - win more creative awards than other holding companies - Media Spikes 2009


BLUE (digital agency) - Agency of the Year - Marketing magazine Singapore
The Brand Union - Design Agency of the Year 2009 - Marketing magazine (UK)
Burson-Marsteller - PR Consultancy of the Year in EMEA - Holmes Report
CommonHealth - No 1 healthcare advertising agency for third straight year - Ad Age
Grey - voted Top 10 Agency to Watch - Ad Age
GroupM/Irwin Gotlieb - Media Agency Executive of the Decade - Adweek
Johannes Leonardo - Small Agency of the Year award - Ad Age
The Jupiter Drawing Room (South Africa) & Partners - Agency of the Decade (joint winner) - FinWeek adReview awards
MEC (UK) - first media agency to be named Campaign, Marketing and Mediaweek Media Agency of the Year and IPA Effectiveness Agency of the Year, 2009
MediaCom - Media Agency of the Year at International M&M Awards 2009
MediaCom (UK) - Media Agency of the Decade - Campaign
The Partners - 'most creative company in Britain' - Design Week Creativity Survey 2009
PBN Company - Small Business of the Year by AmCham of Commerce in Russia.
United/Sra Rushmore - Agency of the Decade - El Publicista (for excellence of creative work/outstanding performance)

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