NEW YORK, March 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) is beginning 2020 with a strong start, as its agencies top the lists for several industry and business awards highlighting creativity and innovation. Earlier today, two of its creative networks, BBDO and TBWA, were named to Fast Company's annual list of the World's Most Innovative Companies for 2020.
The list honors the businesses making the most profound impact on both industry and culture, showcasing a variety of ways to thrive in today's fast-changing world. This marked the third consecutive year BBDO has made the list and the second year in a row for TBWA.
The recognition comes on the heels of the World Advertising Research Center (WARC) releasing the results of its Creative 100, a ranking of the most creative agencies, networks and campaigns in the world. All three of Omnicom's creative networks ranked in the top five of the most awarded creative networks. BBDO Worldwide came in as #1 for the 14th consecutive year, DDB Worldwide came in as #2 for the second consecutive year and TBWA\Worldwide came in as #4.
WARC also recognized four Omnicom agencies in its ranking of the top 10 most awarded creative agencies. This included AMV BBDO, Impact BBDO, adam&eve DDB and DDB Africa. Due to the outstanding work of its agencies, Omnicom Group was named the world's most awarded holding company for the third consecutive year.
"Awards are not just given, they are earned, and I am proud of our agencies for producing innovative and ground-breaking work that earns us top spots," said John Wren, Chairman and CEO of Omnicom Group. "It is quite an accomplishment to repeatedly, over years, be honored as the most creative and innovative companies in such a competitive industry. I want to congratulate all of our people on their commitment and passion for creating exceptional work for our clients."
Continuing the winning streak in media, OMD was recently named Global Media Agency of the Year by Adweek, a leading advertising industry publication. This marked the second year in a row OMD secured the coveted title and the sixth time since 2010. Adweek credited OMD for its outstanding comeback in 2018 and for using its momentum for repeatable success in 2019.
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