Leo Burnett Worldwide Named 2011 YoungGuns Network of the Year

Leo Burnett Chicago named 2011 YoungGuns Advertising Agency of the Year

Dec 13, 2011, 13:57 ET from Leo Burnett Worldwide

CHICAGO, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leo Burnett Worldwide has been named the "2011 YoungGuns Network of the Year" as announced today by YoungGuns International. Furthermore, Leo Burnett Chicago individually represented the network winning the title of "2011 YoungGuns Agency of the Year."

"The International YoungGuns Awards is the one of the most important awards for emerging and young creative talent in the world," said Global Chief Creative Officer of Leo Burnett Worldwide Mark Tutssel. "The Leo Burnett Network is home to some of the finest young creative in our industry and they are the future of this company."

In total, the Leo Burnett network won two Gold, six Silver, and thirteen Bronze awards with fifteen finalists. Gold awards went to Leo Burnett Chicago for the Allstate insurance "Mayhem" TV campaign and Leo Burnett Warsaw for the magazine campaign, "Maps" for Procter & Gamble's Bonux laundry detergent.

Eight offices from the Leo Burnett network contributed to the performance, including Chicago, Johannesburg, Madrid, Melbourne, Mumbai, Sydney, Toronto and Warsaw.

Now in its second decade of recognizing the best up-and-coming talent from ages 18-30, YoungGuns is the only awards show dedicated to recognizing future creative leaders and influencers in the advertising industry.

About Leo Burnett Company, Inc.
Leo Burnett Worldwide (www.leoburnett.com) is one of the world's largest agency networks and the parent company of Leo Burnett and its marketing services arm, Arc Worldwide. Leo Burnett, a HumanKind communications company, has a simple and singular approach: put a brand's purpose at the center of communications to truly connect with people. Leo Burnett, one of the most awarded creative communications companies in the world, creates "Acts, not just Ads," for some of the world's most valuable brands including The Coca-Cola Company, Kellogg's, McDonald's, Hallmark, P&G, Allstate and Nintendo.

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