Mumbai::Advertising Club (TAC) India hosted the latest edition of the coveted “EFFIE AWARDS INDIA 2019” presented by COLORS at Taj Lands’ End, Mumbai. The awards that prides itself as being the gold standard in advertising and marketing fraternity saw brand innovators and thought leaders being recognized for their pioneering brand and media strategies.
Hindustan Unilever Limited was adjudged as the EFFIE Client of the Year, while McCann Worldgroup India was named EFFIE India Agency of the Year. The coveted Grand EFFIE was won by the Ogilvy India Group for the Fevikwik Campaign.
What was noteworthy this year was the width and the diverse set of businesses the winning agency McCann Worldgroup India won the awards across from Coca Cola to Nestle, MasterCard to social/government clients such as Bill and MilindaGates Foundation, Skill Development and Incredible India with their work on IKEA done by Momentum won wide appreciation .
Speaking on McCann’s spectacular success, Prasoon Joshi, Chairman McCann Asia Pacific and CEO & CCO McCann Worldgroup India said “I am extremely delighted and proud of McCann winning the Agency of the Year 2nd year in a row at the Effie’s. These awards reflect the strategic prowess based on our belief of creating meaningful work for the brands which we have been doing for our clients across all our offices in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. Congratulations to the entire team and specially that of our strategic planners led by Jitender Dabas,and hard work of Suraja Kishore,Rajesh Sharma, Prateek Bhardwaj,Kapil Batra,Abhinav Tripathi and leadership support from Alok Lall,Mandeep Sharma and visionary guidance from Partha Sinha.”
McCann India has been on a winning streak for years now and in 2018 also at the top at the national and global creative and strategy award shows like Cannes, One Show,Jay Chiat to regional ones like Spikes, Adfest to Effies. The Effie’s India win on 11th January starts off 2019 for McCann splendidly,