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adam&eveDDB crowned Cannes Lions 2014 Agency of the Year amid massive 22 Lion Awards haul

June 24, 2014

LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — adam&eveDDB, the DDB network’s UK agency, capped off an impressive week at Cannes last night by winning the coveted Agency of the Year prize.

In total, the agency was awarded a massive 22 Lions including four Grand Prix, seven Gold, four Silver and Seven Bronze Lions across a mix of media and six clients – Harvey Nichols, John Lewis, Google Unilever, Diageo and Volkswagen.

The Harvey Nichols 2013 Christmas campaign, ‘Sorry, I Spent It On Myself’, won the Grand Prix in four categories: Promo, Press, Film and Titanium & Integrated. It also picked up five Gold Lions, amongst others.

Two Gold awards were also given to the Unilever Marmite ‘End Marmite Neglect’ campaign in the Press and Outdoor categories.

The rest of the agency’s massive haul was made of Bronze and Silver Lions across a range of categories for John Lewis ‘The Bear & The Hare’, Diageo’s Smithwick’s Squirrel, Volkswagen ‘Teddy Tragedy’ and ‘Value’, and Google ‘Front Row’.

James Murphy, CEO and Founding Partner at adam&eveDDB, said: “It’s great to see British agencies resurgent at Cannes. It’s even better to see adam&eveDDB leading the charge across so many categories and brands.”

Ben Priest, ECD and Founding Partner at adam&eveDDB said: “We are thrilled with our amazing success at this year’s festival. Not only for Harvey Nichols, but also our work for Unilever, Google, John Lewis, Volkswagen and Diageo. We’ve shown the world the creative firepower of our newly merged agency.”

Chuck Brymer, CEO of DDB Worldwide, said: “Being recognised as the Cannes Festival’s ‘Agency of the Year’ is a remarkable achievement and I’m extremely proud of adam&eveDDB. Our goal is to be the most influential agency in the business and to create innovative campaigns for our clients, and the success of Harvey Nichols at this year’s show is a great example.”

Overall the DDB Network ranked third and was the most awarded network in the EMEA region.

adam&eveDDB was also recently named Agency of the Year at the British Arrow Awards.

Editors’ notes

    2014 Cannes Lions Awards

    AGENCY OF THE YEAR

    GRAND PRIX:

    Film -Harvey Nichols -
     Sorry I Spent it on
     Myself

    Press -Harvey Nichols -
     Sorry I Spent it on
     Myself

    Integrated -Harvey
     Nichols - Sorry I Spent
     it on Myself

    Promo & Activation -
     Harvey Nichols - Sorry I
     Spent it on Myself

    GOLD:

    Direct -Harvey Nichols -
     Sorry I Spent it on
     Myself

    Outdoor -Harvey Nichols
     - Sorry I Spent it on
     Myself

    Outdoor -Harvey Nichols
     - Sorry I Spent it on
     Myself

    Promo & Activation -
     Harvey Nichols - Sorry I
     Spent it on Myself

    Promo & Activation -
     Harvey Nichols - Sorry I
     Spent it on Myself

    Outdoor - Marmite -
     Neglect - Ketchup, Mayo,
     Pasta

    Film - Marmite - Rescue

    SILVER:

    Design - Harvey Nichols -
     Sorry I Spent it on
     Myself

    Film - John Lewis - Bear
     & Hare

    Film - Volkswagen - Teddy
     Tragedy

    Film Craft - John Lewis -
     Bear & Hare

    BRONZE:

    Design - Harvey Nichols -
     Sorry I Spent it on
     Myself

    Design - Harvey Nichols -
     Sorry I Spent it on
     Myself

    Outdoor - Google - Front
     Row

    Promo & Activation -
     Google - Front Row

    Film Craft - Diageo -
     Smithwick's Squirrel

    Film - Volkswagen - Value
     -Parachute, Rope, Cage

    Integrated - John Lewis -
     Bear & Hare

About adam&eveDDB

We are a creative communications agency made up of people from the worlds of advertising, design, digital, media, content and social strategy. We have the hunger and energy of a start up with the resource and reach of a network. We work with clients including Sony, Diageo, Flora, Foster’s, Google, Marmite, Halifax, John Lewis, Volkswagen, Financial Times, Harvey Nichols and Save the Children.

For more information:
Jemima Bokaie, New Business Director: jemima.bokaie@adamandeveddb.com / 07730 319 515

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