CHICAGO, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Leo Burnett was the most awarded agency network last night at the 51st annual International ANDY Awards. In addition to the sixth consecutive Network of the Year win, Leo Burnett London received the prestigious Richard T. O'Reilly Award for Outstanding Public Service for its 'Suffocation' campaign for the Karma Nirvana charity.
'Suffocation' also won three gold ANDYs in the Not for Profit/Public Service division in the Direct Response, Magazine and Promotional Items categories.
'Like A Girl' for Procter & Gamble's Always, created by Leo Burnett's Chicago, Toronto and London offices, secured three gold awards in the Personal Products division in the Branded Content, Web Film and Social Marketing categories.
The ANDYs wins are the latest in what has been a banner year for the Leo Burnett network globally, with Network and Agency of the Year wins at Dubai Lynx, AdFest, Young Gun Awards, Creative Circle and the AWARD Awards, solidifying the agency's status as the number one creative network in the MENA, Asia Pacific and Australasia regions.
"The ANDYs set the bar for the annual creative award season, and with a famously tough jury, it's always a high standard," said Mark Tutssel, Leo Burnett Worldwide Chief Creative Officer. "On top of that, it's a show dedicated to celebrating bravery, so I'm delighted with our performance and the incredible start we've had to the year."
The Leo Burnett Group won 22 awards total, including one Best of Show, six Gold, 13 Silver and two Bronze for work from its London, Chicago, Toronto, Sydney, Milan, Sao Paulo and Hong Kong offices. See the full list of Leo Burnett winners on the agency's website.
About Leo Burnett
Leo Burnett Worldwide believes in using creativity to drive dynamic business change for its clients. Through a HumanKind approach to marketing, the agency puts a brand's purpose at the center of communications to transform human behavior. Part of the Publicis Groupe, Leo Burnett Worldwide is one of the world's largest agency networks with 85 offices and more than 8,000 employees. The global agency works with some of the world's most valued brands including Coca-Cola, Fiat, Kellogg's, Kraft, McDonald's, Nintendo, P&G, Samsung and Tata among others. For the past six years, Leo Burnett has been ranked #1 in "New World Thinking" by The Gunn Report and was named an Agency to Watch on Advertising Age's 2015 A-List. In 2014, Leo Burnett was named "Network of the Year" at the International ANDY Awards, ADC Awards, MENA Cristal Festival and at the inaugural Cannes Health Lions. To learn more about Leo Burnett Worldwide and its rich, 80-year history of creating iconic brands, visit our site, Facebook page and follow us via @leoburnett.
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