NEW YORK and LONDON, April 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ogilvy Public Relations, an innovative global communications firm, won two awards at the PRWeek Global Awards Thursday in London. The Global Awards benchmark the most important game-changing and creative ideas from around the world and honors the growth of international enterprise.
Ogilvy PR was recognized in the following categories:
- GLOBAL CREATIVE AWARD (New Category for 2016) for "Great Chinese Names for Great Britain" with VisitBritain;
- NON PROFIT for "The Marathon Walker" with Water for Africa.
The agency was also a finalist in one category:
- GLOBAL IMPACT AWARD (New Category for 2016) for "The Marathon Walker" with Water for Africa.
Stuart Smith, Ogilvy PR's Global CEO, said: "This is a fantastic achievement. I want to thank our clients who trust us to deliver creative and effective campaigns and our people for all their hard work. Receiving these awards is a great honor for which we are very proud."
These awards follow on Ogilvy PR's recognition, in March, for PRWeek Public Sector Campaign of the Year for "Inviting the World to Discover America One Story at a Time" with Brand USA. In addition, Ogilvy PR campaigns: "Helping Smokers 'Click to Quit' with Quitters Circle" with the American Lung Association and Pfizer and "Covered California Second Open Enrolment 'I'm In'" with Covered California, were finalists in the Healthcare Campaign of the Year and Public Affairs Campaign of the Year, respectively.
About Ogilvy Public Relations
Ogilvy Public Relations (Ogilvy) is a global, multi-disciplinary communications leader operating in more than 85 offices across six continents. In 2015, for the fourth consecutive year, it was named the Cannes Lions Network of the Year. Ogilvy was also named Best Digital Consultancy in the World, one of the Most Creative Agencies, Asia Pacific Consultancy of the Year, and Best South-East Agency by the Holmes Report. Ogilvy PR is a unit of Ogilvy & Mather, a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY), and one of the largest marketing communications companies in the world: it integrates deeply with all Ogilvy disciplines (advertising, direct marketing, activation, promotional, digital, social and content, and entertainment) through the proprietary Ogilvy Fusion™ approach to delivering comprehensive, business solutions through content creation, community building, and communications with measurable results. For more information, visit our website at www.ogilvypr.com or follow us at @ogilvypr.
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