Ogilvy Public Relations India was awarded the prestigious Crème Da La Crème Award in the Corporate Public Relations Category at the first ever Global WPPED Cream Awards, at a grand event at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York.
Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO, WPP presented the award to Meenakshi Bhalla, President, Ogilvy Public Relations India and Diwakar Shukla, Senior Consultant, Ogilvy Public Relations India amidst a cheering crowd, comprising some of the world’s best agencies and creative minds, present at the event last week.
The Crème De La Crème award in the Public Relations category was unanimously selected by the judges for Ogilvy Public Relations India ‘s work on Amararaja Batteries based on the campaign’s clarity of objectives, execution, use of research and evident creativity.
Amararaja’s campaign assisted in improving the quality of life for India’s rural farmers and their families and connected the company with its key stakeholders.
WPPED (pronounced: whipped) Cream 2007 is the first showcase of the best work of the WPP Group globally with contributions from the WPP Design & Branding, Interactive, Direct Marketing, Media, Public Relations, Market Research Companies and Advertising Networks. A total of eight Crème De La Crème awards were given out for the best work in the WPP Group across the specified disciplines.
“We are proud of our work and ecstatic about this win and the recognition that comes with it. It is truly an honour to be in the company of the world’s best, and we will strive to produce more award winning PR campaigns. This was a competition at its ultimate; it was a battle for top honours at a global, worldwide level which makes the award all the more coveted”, said an evidently proud Meenakshi Bhalla, President, Ogilvy Public Relations India.
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About Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide (Ogilvy PR)
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide (ogilvyindiapr.com) is a leading global marketing communications firm, with offices in more than 60 cities around the world. Ogilvy PR India provides strategic public relations counsel to a variety of clients across its consumer marketing, corporate, healthcare, technology, public affairs and social marketing practices. The agency also has an entertainment practice that is led by its subsidiary B|W|R Public Relations and offers biotechnology and government affairs expertise through its subsidiaries Feinstein Kean Healthcare and Ogilvy Government Relations, respectively. Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide is part of the WPP Group, one of the world's largest communications services organizations.