Staff Reporters
Dec 11, 2012

Agency of the Year Awards winners and photo galleries

SINGAPORE - From tonight's just-concluded Agency of the Year Awards ceremony, here are the winners in the Australia/New Zealand, Japan/Korea, and South Asia regions.

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Japan/Korea new business development person/ team of the year: Mitsuru Takamatsu, TBWA Hakuhodo Japan

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Japan/Korea planner of the year: Brian Chan, Starcom Korea

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Japan/Korea agency head of the year: Amar Urhekar, McCann Health Japan

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Japan/Korea independent agency of he year: COSMO Public Relations Corporation

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Silver winner for Japan/Korea PR agency of the year: Edelman Japan

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Gold winner for Japan/Korea PR agency of the year: Medicom

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Japan/Korea specialist agency of the year: McCann Health Japan

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Japan Digital agency of the year: Isobar Japan

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Bronze winner for Korea digital agency of the year: Proximity Korea

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Silver winner for Korea digital agency of the year: Isobar Korea

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Gold winner for Korea digital agency of the year: Cheil Worldwide

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Japan/Korea digital agency of the year: Isobar Japan

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Silver winner for Korea media agency of the year: Cheil Worldwide

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Gold winner for Korea media agency of the year & regional Japan/Korea media agency of the year: Carat Korea

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Bronze winner for Japan creative agency of the year: Hakuhodo Inc

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Silver winner for Japan creative agency of the year: I&S BBDO

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Gold winner for Japan creative agency of the year: TBWA Hakuhodo Japan

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Bronze winner for Korea creative agency of the year: BBDO/Proximity Korea

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Silver winner for Korea creative agency of the year: DDB Group Korea

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Gold winner for Korea creative agency of the year: Cheil Worldwide

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Japan/Korea creative agency of the year: Hakuhodo Inc

The winners in the Southeast Asia region were also announced tonight. The winners in the Greater China region will be announced Thursday evening in Shanghai [Update].

The Network of the Year winners will be recognised at a separate event in 2013. Eligibility for the Network of the Year Awards will be based on performance in the regional awards.

AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND

AGENCY CATEGORIES

Australia Creative Agency of the Year

  • Gold: Leo Burnett Australia
  • Silver: DDB Group Australia
  • Bronze: The Monkeys

New Zealand Creative Agency of the Year

  • Gold: Colenso BBDO
  • Silver: DDB Group New Zealand
  • Bronze: DraftFCB NZ

Australia/New Zealand Creative Agency of the Year

  • Winner: DDB Group

Australia Media Agency of the Year

  • Gold: MATCH Media
  • Silver: OMD Australia
  • Bronze: PHD Australia

New Zealand Media Agency of the Year

  • Gold: SparkPHD
  • Silver: Naked Communication NZ
  • Bronze: OMD New Zealand

Australia/New Zealand Media Agency of the Year

  • Winner: PHD

Australia Digital Agency of the Year

  • Gold: Visual Jazz Isobar
  • Silver: DTDigital
  • Bronze: TBWA\Digital Arts Network Australia

New Zealand Digital Agency of the Year

  • Gold: RAPP Tribal New Zealand
  • Silver: Colenso BBDO
  • Bronze: TBWA\Digital Arts Network Auckland

Australia/New Zealand Digital Agency of the Year

  • Winner: RAPP Tribal New Zealand
  • Winner: Visual Jazz Isobar

Australia/New Zealand PR Agency of the Year

  • Gold: Eleven PR Australia
  • Silver: Edelman Australia
  • Bronze: Mango Communications Melbourne

Australia/New Zealand Specialist Agency of the Year

  • Gold: McCann Health Australia
  • Silver: King Content
  • Bronze: Spinifex Group

Australia/New Zealand Independent Agency of the Year

  • Gold: MATCH Media
  • Silver: The Monkeys
  • Bronze: CumminsRoss

PEOPLE CATEGORIES
 
Australia/New Zealand New Business Development Person/Team of the Year

  • Winner: McCann, Ash Farr

Australia/New Zealand Agency Head of the Year

  • Winner: MATCH Media, John Preston
  • Runner-Up: OMD Australia, Peter Horgan

Australia/New Zealand Planner of the Year

  • Winner: Visual Jazz Isobar, Simon Small
  • Runner-Up: McCann, Karl Bates

Australia/New Zealand Creative of the Year

  • Winner: Colenso BBDO, Nick Worthington
  • Runner-Up: McCann, John Mescall

Australia/New Zealand Account Person of the Year

  • Winner: DDB Group Melbourne, Oliver Lynch
  • Runner-Up: McCann, Nicole Gardner

 

JAPAN/KOREA

AGENCY CATEGORIES

Japan Creative Agency of the Year

  • Gold: TBWA\HAKUHODO Japan
  • Silver: I&S BBDO
  • Bronze: Hakuhodo Inc

Korea Creative Agency of the Year

  • Gold: Cheil Worldwide Inc.
  • Silver: DDB Group Korea
  • Bronze: BBDO/Proximity Korea

Japan/Korea Creative Agency of the Year

  • Winner: Hakuhodo Inc

Korea Media Agency of the Year

  • Gold: Carat Korea
  • Silver: Cheil Worldwide Inc.

Japan/Korea Media Agency of the Year

  • Winner: Carat Korea

Japan Digital Agency of the Year

  • Gold: Isobar Japan

Korea Digital Agency of the Year

  • Gold: Cheil Worldwide Inc.
  • Silver: Isobar Korea
  • Bronze: Proximity Korea

Japan/Korea Digital Agency of the Year

  • Isobar

Japan/Korea PR Agency of the Year

  • Gold: Medicom
  • Silver: Edelman Japan

Japan/Korea Specialist Agency of the Year

  • Gold: McCann Health Japan

Japan/Korea Independent Agency of the Year

  • Gold: COSMO Public Relations Corporation

PEOPLE CATEGORIES

Japan/Korea New Business Development Person/Team of the Year

  • Winner: TBWA\HAKUHODO Japan, Mitsuru Takamatsu

Japan/Korea Agency Head of the Year

  • Winner: McCann Health Japan, Amar Urhekar
  • Runner-Up: Cheil Worldwide Inc., Nack-Hoi Kim
  • Runner-Up: DDB Group Korea, Craig Lonnee

Japan/Korea Planner of the Year

  • Winner: Starcom Korea, Brian Chan

Japan/Korea Creative of the Year

  • Winner: Cheil Worldwide Inc., Thomas Hong-tack Kim
  • Runner-Up: TBWA\HAKUHODO Japan, Kazoo Sato

 
CLIENT CATEGORIES
 
Japan/Korea Marketer of the Year

  • Winner: Coca-Cola, David Elsworth

 

SOUTH ASIA

AGENCY CATEGORIES
 
India Creative Agency of the Year

  • Gold: Taproot India 
  • Silver: McCANN India 
  • Bronze: BBDO India 

Rest of South Asia Creative Agency of the Year

  • Gold: Leo Burnett Solutions Inc 
  • Silver: BBDO Lanka 
  • Bronze: ADCOMM LIMITED 

South Asia Creative Agency of the Year

  • Winner: Leo Burnett Solutions Inc 
  • Winner: Taproot India 

India Media Agency of the Year

  • Gold: Carat India 
  • Silver: OMD India 
  • Bronze: Vizeum India 

South Asia Media Agency of the Year

  • Winner: Carat India 

India Digital Agency of the Year

  • Gold: Interface Business Solutions (I) Pvt. Ltd. 
  • Silver: Isobar India 
  • Bronze: OMD India Digital

Pakistan Digital Agency of the Year

  • Gold: Symmetry Digital (Pvt.) Ltd. 
  • Silver: Creative Jin
  • Bronze: Iris Digital 

South Asia Digital Agency of the Year

  • Winner: Interface Business Solutions (I) Pvt. Ltd.
  • Winner: Symmetry Digital (Pvt.) Ltd.

South Asia PR Agency of the Year

  • Gold: Edelman India

South Asia Specialist Agency of the Year

  • Gold: DDB MudraMax
  • Silver: McCANN Health India
  • Bronze: George P. Johnson India

South Asia Independent Agency of the Year

  • Gold: Creativeland Asia
  • Silver: Interface Business Solutions (I) Pvt. Ltd.
  • Bronze: Avian Media

PEOPLE CATEGORIES
 
South Asia New Business Development Person/Team of the Year

  • Winner: Lowe Lintas and Partners, Lowe Lintas and Partners - Team
  • Runner-Up: DDB MudraMax

South Asia Agency Head of the Year

  • Winner: McCANN India, Prasoon Joshi
  • Runner-Up: Leo Burnett Indian subcontinent, Arvind Sharma

South Asia Creative of the Year

  • Winner: BBDO India, Josy Paul
  • Runner-Up: Leo Burnett Solutions Inc, Subhash Pinnapola

South Asia Account Person of the Year

  • Winner: McCANN INDIA, Jitender Dabas
  • Runner-Up: Leo Burnett Solutions Inc, Murtaza A Tajbhoy

 

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