The agency also won both the Golds awarded at the 13th edition of Sangbad Pratidin Srijon Samman 2013
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | March 6, 2013
Ogilvy & Mather Kolkata won Agency of the Year (India) and both the Golds awarded at the 13th edition of Sangbad Pratidin Srijon Samman 2013 held in Kolkata on March 2. This is the only award ceremony to acknowledge excellence in Bengali advertising across India and Bangladesh, and O&M Kolkata stole the show with the most sought after title at the event.
The highlights of the evening for O&M Kolkata were also the two Golds won for Vodafone and MPS Group in the Design and Food & Beverages categories, respectively. However, O&M Kolkata’s additional stripes also came from winning 10 Silver and 16 Bronze across 21 categories.
Commenting on the performance, Sumanto Chattopadhyay, Executive Creative Director, O&M South Asia, said, “I am immensely proud of the Ogilvy Kolkata team. It is the only team in the city that has consistently won awards not just at the local but the international level as well. The Srijon Samman Agency of the Year honour is only the latest recognition of Ogilvy Kolkata's consistently sparkling creativity.”
Navin Talreja, President & Geography Head, Mumbai and Kolkata, Ogilvy & Mather, added, “This is fantastic for Ogilvy Kolkata. As an agency, we pioneered language advertising in the country. Keeping that in mind and the spirit of culturally connecting with consumers, it is great that we have been chosen as the Agency of the Year at the awards that recognise excellence in Bengali advertising. Congratulations to the team and a big thank you to all the clients who gave us the opportunity and kept faith in our recommendations.”