DDB Worldwide has won 79 Lions at the Cannes Lions 59th International
Festival of Creativity, placing the network among the top three
vying for Network of the Year for the sixth consecutive year. These
wins were by 27 offices in 23 countries across the DDB global network.
Brymer, President and CEO of DDB Worldwide, said, "Cannes Lions
represent the epitome of creativity in our industry, and are a measure
of not only our success but our clients' as well. A special congratulations
goes to our client Mars for being named Cannes Lions 2012 Advertiser
of the Year. We are proud to be associated with them."
Lions were won across numerous industries and brands, including
McDonald's, Volkswagen, Harvey Nichols, C&A, Henkel, State Farm,
Swedish Armed Forces, Tourism Australia, and Lion Nathan, as well
as other local brands throughout Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East
& Africa, Latina, and North America.
Kassaei, Chief Creative Officer for DDB Worldwide, said, "To
have 46 offices win Lions or be shortlisted is a massive achievement
for us as a worldwide network. Each and every one of our regions
contributed to our haul, clearly demonstrating the power of DDB's
creativity across the entire globe."