January 3, 2013
NEW YORK, NY, DECEMBER 13, 2012 — DDB Worldwide, a division of Omnicom Group (NYSE), has been named Campaign’s 2012 Advertising Network of the Year. The achievement follows a year of great new business wins for the network, with clients such as Johnson & Johnson, Electrolux, and the global digital account for Heineken, as well as organic growth such as McDonald’s, Unilever, and others.
Other contributing factors were innovative campaigns from all parts of the world, new initiatives such as the introduction of an “I Care” button on Facebook, and the launch of a Creative Centre in Shanghai, as well as the acquisition of Adam&Eve in the UK, one of the most talked about takeovers this year.
Chuck Brymer, President and Chief Executive Officer of DDB Worldwide, commented, “Against the backdrop of a highly competitive environment for the industry as a whole, this recognition is an amazing achievement for our network and a great way to end the year.”
Amir Kassaei, Chief Creative Officer of DDB Worldwide, added, “This is an achievement based on many aspects of our performance this year, the common denominator being our ongoing commitment to creativity.” For additional background on the award, please visit: http://www.campaignlive.co.uk/news/1164065/Advertising-Network-Year-DDB-Worldwide/?DCMP=ILC-SEARCH
DDB Worldwide Communications Group Inc (www.ddb.com) ranks among the top five consolidated advertising and marketing services global networks, according to Advertising Age. DDB emphasizes Social Creativity to grow the value and influence of brands around the world by creating ideas that people want to play with, participate in and pass along. The agency is consistently one of the most awarded at the Cannes Festival of Creativity and was recognized by The Gunn Report as one of the Top 3 Global Networks for 10 of the last 12 years. DDB was also recently named the Spikes Asia Network of the Year for the second consecutive year and the Eurobest Network of the Year for the third consecutive year. DDB Worldwide is part of Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC) and consists of more than 200 offices in over 90 countries.
About Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE-OMC) is a leading global marketing and communications company (www.omnicomgroup.com). Omnicom’s branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries. # # #
Contact: Christie Giera Director of Corporate Communications and North American Public Relations DDB Worldwide O: 212.415.2186 Email: email@example.com