NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Health, winning a Gold and 4 Bronze awards, won the most metals at the Clio Healthcare Awards ceremony in New York City Tuesday night, reports Jeremy Perrott, Global Creative Director for McCann Health.
Comments Jeremy: "One thousand entries in this year's Clio Healthcare Awards from around the world made for a very strong show. We are only recognizing the 'metal' winners - being deliberately tough on ourselves, raising our own standards as we strive to be the best in our industry.
"This year we have had a very encouraging result. Only 6 Gold awards in the whole show and we won one of them. Then 4 Bronze statues.
"Congratulations to all agencies who won finalists and a huge hand for the state winners.
"These awards are becoming more and more difficult to win as the global standard becomes higher and higher. A direct result from the brilliant work being produced.
- McCann Torre Lazur London: Gold for its brilliant Erbitux film, and two Bronze statues– one for Cancer Screening and the other for Mundipharma.
- McCann HumanCare NY: a Bronze for Tradjenta.
- And McCann Health Sydney: a Bronze for innovative development and use of our corporate business card.
"A fantastic result."
McCann Health CEO John Cahill said: "This success further cements McCann Health's position as the most creatively awarded network agency in health and wellness worldwide."
Phil Bartlett, Managing Director of McCann Health London added: "We're extremely proud of our achievements here - these awards show that we're doing the right things in the right ways, following through our creative vision from planning right through to production. The team here never stop pushing themselves and each other to bigger and better things and are a credit to the agency and the network."
Andrew Schirmer, Managing Director of McCann HumanCare, said: "When trying to support people with type 2 diabetes, it is critical to engage and entertain as you educate. The animation/illustration and the first-person voice made this approach to patient education perfect for this brand, the client and obviously the Clio judges as this was the only winner in the Online Video category."
Amar Urhkar, President, MH Japan, and EVP, McCann Health Asia Pacific, said, "McCann Health Sydney continues to be the shining star in terms of the accolades and award win in Australia and internationally – kudos to the team for this consistent and spectacular performance."
About McCann Health: Comprising the world's most connected health and wellness experts, McCann Health is the most awarded professional and consumer health communications network with the largest international expertise spanning 35 countries and 61 offices. McCann Health's global network includes McCann HumanCare, McCann Healthcare, McCann Regan Campbell Ward, McCann Torre Lazur-- as well as the leading worldwide medical communications and consultancy practice, McCann Complete Medical. McCann Health is a part of McCann Worldgroup, the largest marketing communications agency network in the world, and is a leading healthcare agency network owned by Interpublic Group [NYSE: IPG].
SOURCE McCann Health