PHD Named Media Agency of the Year; Tribal DDB Is Digital Agency of the Year in Asia PacificSINGAPORE, Dec 11, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) agencies in Asia Pacific celebrated another year of ground-breaking work and achievements with Tribal DDB clinching Digital Agency of the Year and PHD winning Media Agency of Year. DDB Group Melbourne was also recognized as the Australia & New Zealand Office of the Year.
The Agency of the Year Awards, which recognize excellence in marketing and communications in Asia Pacific, were held in Singapore.
In the individual achievements category, Jasmin Sohrabji, Managing Director of OMD India, was named National Agency Head of the Year. Carol Potter, CEO of BBDO/Proximity China, was runner-up in this category. John Zeigler, DDB Group Asia Pacific President and CEO Asia Pacific, Japan and India, finished as runner-up in the Regional Agency Head of the Year category.
Following is a complete list of awards won by Omnicom agencies at the 2009 Agency of the Year Awards:
Media Agency of the Year
Digital Agency of the Year
Tribal DDB Asia Pacific
Australia & New Zealand Office of the Year
DDB Group Melbourne
National Agency Head of the Year
Jasmin Sohrabji, Managing Director, OMD India
Carol Potter, CEO, BBDO/Proximity China (runner-up)
Regional Agency Head of the Year
John Zeigler, DDB Group Asia Pacific President and CEO Asia Pacific, Japan and India (runner- up)
Media Planner/Buyer of the Year
Louise Woo, Business Director of OMD Hong Kong (runner-up)
Southeast Asia Office of the Year
OMD Malaysia (runner-up)
Specialist Agency of the Year
Proximity Live (runner-up)
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