Staff Reporters
Nov 29, 2013

Shortlist for Agency Network of the Year released

SINGAPORE - Campaign Asia-Pacific announces the shortlisted entries for the Creative, Media and Digital Agency Network of the Year Awards, as well as the shortlisted entries for people categories including Agency Head of the Year.

Shortlist for Agency Network of the Year released

The shortlist follows. In the Creative of the Year category, the judges have selected Marcus Rebeschini of Y&R Asia as the winner.

Creative Network of the Year 

  • BBDO Asia-Pacific
  • DDB Group Asia-Pacific
  • JWT Asia-Pacific
  • Ogilvy & Mather Asia-Pacific
  • TBWA\ Asia-Pacific
  • Y&R Asia 

Media Network of the Year 

  • Carat Asia Pacific
  • Dentsu media Network Asia-Pacific
  • Mindshare Asia-Pacific
  • OMD Asia-Pacific
  • PHD Asia-Pacific
  • Starcom MediaVest Group Asia-Pacific

Digital Network of the Year 

  • Isobar Asia-Pacific
  • Ogilvy & Mather Asia-Pacific
  • Proximity Asia-Pacific

Asia-Pacific Account Person of the Year 

  • David Thorne, BBDO Asia
  • Soames Hines, Ogilvy & Mather Asia-Pacific
  • Ian Loon, Starcom MediaVest Group
  • Camellia Tan, Y&R Asia

Asia-Pacific Agency Head of the Year 

  • Nick Waters, Aegis Media Asia-Pacific
  • Chris Thomas, BBDO and Proximity Asia
  • John Zeigler, DDB Group Asia-Pacific
  • Charles Cadell, McCann Worldgroup Asia-Pacific
  • Paul Heath, Ogilvy & Mather Asia-Pacific 
  • Cheuk Chiang, Omnicom Media Group Asia-Pacific
  • Matthew Godfrey, Y&R Asia

Asia-Pacific Creative of the Year 

  • Winner: Marcus Rebeschini, Y&R Asia

Asia-Pacific Planner of the Year 

  • Hans Lopez-Vito, BBDO Asia
  • Ganapathy Balagopalan, Ogilvy & Mather Asia-Pacific 
  • Hari Ramanathan, Y&R Asia

Asia-Pacific Talent Management Person/Team of the Year 

  • Katy Parr, BBDO and Proximity Asia-Pacific
  • Gaurav Hirey, Neil Stewart, Maxus Asia-Pacific 
  • Gowthaman Ragothaman, Sudipto Roy, Pooja Taneja, Maree McDonough, Margaret Foo-Clark and Jim Poon, Mindshare Asia-Pacific
  • Yee Poh Ling, Y&R Asia

The shortlists in the Agency of the Year Awards, in all five regional categories, came out earlier this week.

In order to qualify for the Asia-Pacific Agency Network categories, agencies must receive at least three awards (Gold, Silver or Bronze) in a minimum of two regions in the regional Agency of the Year awards. In the agency-network categories, judges will award a winner, while a winner and runner-up will be announced in the people categories. 

Awards gala dinners

We are now accepting table bookings for the three awards gala dinners. Details are as follows:

9 December, Shanghai
Venue: The Ritz Carlton Pudong, Shanghai
Awards presented: All Greater China categories
Book now

9 December, Mumbai
Venue: Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai
Awards presented: All South Asia categories
Book now

11 December, Singapore
Venue: The Ritz Carlton, Millenia Singapore
Awards presented:
1. All Australia/New Zealand categories
2. All Japan/Korea categories
3. All Southeast Asia categories
4. All Agency Network of the Year categories
Book now

For more information on the awards, please visit For enquiries, please contact XinYan Kek at (+65) 6579 0544.

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