SINGAPORE - More than a fifth of this year’s 34 shortlisted entrants for the Warc Prize for Asian Strategy hail from smaller markets including the Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand, while nearly half come from India.
Multinational FMCG companies including Nestle, Mars, P&G and Unilever have made the cut, alongside non-profits such as Make Love Not Scars, Love Yourself and The Akanksha Foundtion,
Agencies with a strong showing in this year’s shortlist include BBDO, BBH, McCann, MullenLowe and Ogilvy & Mather.
“This year’s shortlist demonstrates the very best in smart strategic thinking delivering awesome business results," said Sanjeeb Chaudhuri, global head of brand and chief marketing officer, Standard Chartered Bank, who chaired the judging panel. “The wide range of brands, categories and markets represented is a fitting testament to the reputation within the industry that the Warc Prize for Asian Strategy has built since its inception in 2011."
The winners for this year’s Warc Prize for Asian Strategy will be announced in Singapore on 3 November.