PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - Jun 30, 2016) - Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (www.ogilvychww.com), the health behavior change specialists of Ogilvy & Mather (www.ogilvy.com), and a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY) (www.wpp.com), announced the network took home four Health Lions and placed 3rd in the Healthcare Network of the Year category. These Lions Health awards won by Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide contributed to the 17 Lions trophies the Ogilvy & Mather network took home across both the Pharma and Health & Wellness segments of the Lions Health awards, part of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, and helped the network achieve its Network of the Year status.
Ogilvy & Mather's Lions Health wins include two of the competition's highest honors, the Pharma Grand Prix Lion, the Grand Prix for Good (awarded to the network's DAVID Buenos Aires office), as well as four Gold Lions, six Silver Lions, and five Bronze Lions.
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide's London-based team brought home a Silver Lion in the Communications to Healthcare Professionals; Pharma, Vaccines & Biotech -- Branded Communication category. The network's office in Australia was awarded three Bronze Lions, two in the Communications to Non-Healthcare Professionals; Veterinary category as well as one in the Communications to Healthcare Professionals; Veterinary category. Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide's agency located in Brazil made the shortlist in the Communications to Non-Healthcare Professionals; Education & Awareness. Finally, in addition to these notable wins, the global Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide organization was recognized as one of the top three healthcare networks at Lions Health 2016.
At the conclusion of the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, Ogilvy & Mather was crowned Network of the Year for an unprecedented fifth year in a row, taking home 120 Lions awards across 31 offices. Additionally, parent company WPP won Holding Company of the Year, also for the fifth year in a row.
About Cannes Lions Health
For more than 60 years, the Cannes Lions Festival has sought to recognize the most innovative and impactful creative works across various industries. Now in its third year, Lions Health highlights life-changing creativity that inspires and pushes creative works forward in the healthcare industry. This year, Lions Health was divided into two factions, Pharma and Health & Wellness, drawing more than 2,500 entries from leading healthcare organizations. To review all of the winning entries, please visit: http://www.canneslionsarchive.com/winners/categories/lions-health.
About Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide is committed to creativity and effectiveness in healthcare communications, everywhere. Our global headquarters are in Parsippany, NJ, with additional hubs in New York, London, Paris and Singapore. We maintain multiple additional offices in markets critical to our clients' global aspirations. Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide provides marketing services including behavioral insights, content strategy and management, digital, interactive and new media services, marketing analytics and research, media planning and buying, medical education, payer marketing and market access, professional advertising and promotion, public affairs and relations, relationship marketing, sales training development, social media and social listening, and wellness and consumer advertising and promotion. The network also offers scientific communications and publications planning services through a wholly owned separate legal entity. The organization houses and maintains individual Ogilvy CommonHealth and Ogilvy Healthworld brand identities within the marketplace.