Campaign Asia, one of the most prestigious names in the Global Advertising Industry has rolled out their ‘Agency of the Year 2013’ shortlisted entries for South Asia region.

Falling in South Asia region, Pakistan is competing with India, Srilanka and Bangladesh. Although South Asian shortlisted lists is dominated by Indian advertising agencies but Pakistan has managed to take 6 spots in two categories

JWT Pakistan and Spectrum have been shortlisted for Creative Agency of the Year while 4 digital agencies from Pakistan have been shortlisted in ‘Digital Agency of the Year’ category. These agencies are Creative Jin, Iris Digital,Strategic Alliancez and Symmetry Digital.

Campaign Asia Pacific’s ‘Agency of the Year’ is the region’s most prestigious award recognizing outstanding work in advertising, creativity and exceptional advertising business initiatives. The awards are divided into 5 main regions namely Australia/New Zealand, Greater China, Japan/Korea South Asia and Southeast Asia.

This year, the awards include two new categories — Talent Management Person / Team of the Year and Young Achiever of the Year. The Talent Management award will recognize the professional or team who has most effectively aligned the agency’s people strategies with business outcomes, while the Young Achiever award aims to put the spotlight on the region’s stars who are under 30.

The Mega Award night event will take place from Dec 9th-12th 2013 in three different locations namely, China, India and Singapore.

About Campaign Asia:

Campaign Asia Pacific began as a Media magazine, launched in 1970s to report on emerging media and marketing industry in Asia-Pacific. It was acquired by Haymarket Publishing, UK’s largest independently owned publishing group. Their portfolio includes Print magazine, Web portals, Conferences, Awards, Data insights and Trainings.

Here is the list of shortlisted entries for the 2013 Campaign Asia-Pacific Agency of the Year Awards in the South Asia region:


India Creative Agency of the Year 

BBDO India

JWT India

Lowe Lintas and Partners

Ogilvy & Mather, Gurgaon

Ogilvy & Mather, Mumbai

Taproot India


Pakistan Creative Agency of the Year 

JWT Pakistan

Spectrum Y&R


Rest of South Asia Creative Agency of the Year 

JWT Sri Lanka

JWT Thomson Nepal

Leo Burnett Solutions Inc., Sri Lanka

Ogilvy & Mather, Bangladesh


India Media Agency of the Year 

Carat India

Havas Media Group

Mindshare India

OMD India

Vizeum India


Rest of South Asia Media Agency of the Year 

Mindshare Bangladesh

Mindshare Sri Lanka

Starcom Worldwide – Sri Lanka


India Digital Agency of the Year 


Isobar India

OgilvyOne Worldwide, India

PHD India

Pakistan Digital Agency of the Year 

Creative Jin

Iris Digital

Strategic Alliancez

Symmetry Digital


South Asia PR Agency of the Year 

Avian Media India

Edelman India


South Asia Specialist Agency of the Year 

DDB MudraMax India

Geometry Global India

McCann Health, India

Mindshare India

Social@Ogilvy, India


South Asia Independent Agency of the Year 

Capillary Technologies India

ibs India




South Asia Account Person of the Year 

Murtaza A Tajbhoy, Leo Burnett Solutions Inc.

Chandana Agarwal, Ogilvy & Mather, Gurgaon

Ajay Mehta, Ogilvy & Mather, Mumbai

Sonali Sehgal, Ogilvy & Mather, Mumbai

VR Rajesh, Ogilvy & Mather, Mumbai

Gaurav Magotra, OgilvyOne Worldwide, India


South Asia Agency Head of the Year 

Pratap Bose, DDB MudraMax

Robert Holdheim, Edelman India

Sabyasachi Mitter, ibs

Ranil de Silva, Leo Burnett Solutions Inc.

Navin Talreja, Ogilvy & Mather, Mumbai


South Asia Creative of the Year 

Vipul Salvi, Geometry Global

Ajay Gahlaut, Ogilvy & Mather, Gurgaon

Santosh Padhi, Taproot India


South Asia Planner of the Year 

Farah Siddiqui, Mindshare

Neel Pandya, Mindshare

Anoop Menon, Ogilvy & Mather, Mumbai

Ganapathy Balagopalan, Ogilvy & Mather, Mumbai

Nikhil Kishore, OMD India

Shashank Lanjekar, SohoSquare, Mumbai


South Asia Talent Management Person/Team of the Year 

Team LLC, DDB MudraMax

Pankaj Suri, Edelman India

HR Team, Lowe Lintas and Partners



South Asia Young Achiever of the Year 

Aneesh Reddy, Capillary Technologies

Sanuree Gomes, DDB Mudra Group

Samyak Sanjoy Chakrabarty, DDB MudraMax

Karishma Birdy, Lowe Lintas and Partners

Khushboo Mendonca, Mindshare

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