Y&R and VML Win Big at Campaign Asia Pacific Awards

Y&R Takes Home Five Creative Agency of the Year Awards and VML Awarded Two Digital Agency of the Year Honors

NEW YORK--()--Tony Granger, Global Chief Creative Officer of Y&R, today announced that Y&R took home five Agency of the Year honors at last night’s Campaign Asia-Pacific’s Agency of the Year (AOTY) awards. Partner company VML was awarded two Digital Agency of the Year honors.

Y&R won five Creative Agency of the Year awards for Y&R Singapore (Gold), Y&R Indonesia (Silver), Y&R Thailand (Silver), Y&R Vietnam (Silver) and Y&R Pakistan (Silver). In addition, Y&R Korea won a Gold Award for Business Development in Korea and Japan.

VML won two Digital Agency of the Year recognitions for VML China (Silver) and VML Indonesia (Gold).

Now in its 22nd year, Campaign Asia-Pacific’s AOTY awards is one of the region’s most prestigious awards show, recognizing inspired leadership, management excellence, outstanding business performance and overall achievements in the advertising and communications industry.

Commenting on the wins, Granger said, “We are so excited and proud to have our Asia network so well represented among the winners. Our network is built on the idea that our global strength is rooted in strong local offices. I am so proud of all these offices for the quality of the work they are producing for our clients. This is a banner night for our Asia network.”

About Y&R

Y&R is a partnership of global marketing communications companies. It is made up of the iconic Y&R agency; VML, one of the most highly regarded and fastest-growing digital agencies in the world; Bravo multicultural communication; iconmobile, one of the premier companies in connecting brands through mobile, and Labstore, one of the world’s largest shopper and retail marketing networks.

Y&R’s largest agency, Y&R Advertising, has 189 offices in 93 countries around the world, with clients that include Bel Brands, Campbell’s Soup Company, Colgate-Palmolive, Danone, Dell, GAP, Telefonica and Xerox, among many others.

Y&R is part of WPP (NASDAQ:WPPGY).

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