As a WPP company, Ogilvy & Mather competes with a long list of agencies for the coveted WPP Atticus Awards, honoring “original thinking in communications services.” Each year, extracts from the winning work are published in the Atticus Journal.
The judges of this year’s Atticus Awards included Jeff Randall (Editor at Large, The Daily Telegraph), Emma Walmsley (President of Consumer Healthcare Worldwide, GlaxoSmithKline) and Judie Lannon (Editor, Market Leader).
Christopher Graves, Global CEO of Ogilvy Public Relations, took home the Grand Prix for his essay, Cool Is Not Enough, a commentary on the Japanese Government’s efforts to boost its economy through the “Cool Japan” initiative.
A big shout out to former OgilvyEntertainment employee, Arwa Mahdawi for winning the Under-30 Essay.
To see the complete list of winners, please click here.