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Grey Group doesn't think it needs a dedicated APAC leader. Is it right?

AGENCY REPORT CARD: See Grey Group's overall grade and our detailed report breaking down its 2019 performance in terms of leadership, creativity, innovation, business growth, and people/diversity initiatives.

Grey Group doesn't think it needs a dedicated APAC leader. Is it right?

Grey Group APAC had its best creative performance in some time in 2019, with UCB’s AgroBanking campaign and Volvo’s Living Seawall landing it plenty of award metal. But while it addressed some of its pressing gaps—chiefly staff retention—its leadership continues to be pulled further away from APAC, leaving unresolved a concern over whether the region is being fully supported and prioritised.

Check out Grey Group's Agency Report Card now to see:

  • The agency's overall grade for 2019
     
  • Grades and detailed discussion of performance across five categories:
     
  • Leadership: A qualitative assessment of leadership performance, key regional decisions, management stability and contributions to industry by agency leaders.
  • Creativity: Compelling and effective campaign work, judged qualitatively. Regional and global awards recognition is included, with higher weighting given to wins at major shows. Work demonstrative of high effectiveness for clients is also considered.
  • Innovation: A qualitative assessment of Asia-based initiatives and innovations based on their improvements to the agency, people, clients and industry.
  • Business growth: Assessed by the value of accounts won and lost in 2019, as calculated by the agencies and R3’s New Business League, published in Campaign Asia-Pacific, along with recognition of new project work and organic growth through retained clients. 
  • People and diversity: Agency efforts to attract, retain and develop a high calibre of talent with a commitment to staff diversity and wellbeing are examined qualitatively.
     
  • The grade the agency gave itself, and why
     
  • How the agency performed versus its 2018 scores
     
  • The agency's self-declared areas of specialisation.

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