Leo Burnett Worldwide Named YoungGuns' "Network Of The Year" For Second Year In A Row

 Leo Burnett Worldwide Named YoungGuns' "Network Of The Year" For Second Year
                                   In A Row

Leo Burnett Toronto Honored as "Design Agency of the Year;" Agency Network
Wins 17 YoungGuns Awards

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, Dec. 18, 2012

CHICAGO, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Last night at the 2012 YoungGuns
International Awards, Leo Burnett Worldwide was recognized as "Network of the
Year" for the second consecutive year. Leo Burnett Toronto also won the
coveted title of "Design Agency of the Year."

The global award show honors young and emerging creative talent in the
advertising and communication industries. The "Network of the Year" award
recognizes the best young commercial practitioners and students across
advertising, communication, design, digital, creative, media and public
relations fields from around the world.

"The YoungGuns competition identifies tomorrow's world thinkers and the
leaders of our industry," said Mark Tutssel, Chief Creative Officer, Leo
Burnett Worldwide. "The young talent recognized are the ones that will
transform communications with their world-class, category defying ideas."

Leo Burnett Worldwide won 17 YoungGuns Awards – one Gold, four Silver and 12
Bronze. Leo Burnett Milan's "The Beauty of a Second" campaign for Montblanc –
one of the network's most awarded campaigns this year – won Gold in the
Branded Content category.

Leo Burnett Toronto continues to dominate the design space. In addition to
winning YoungGuns' "Design Agency of the Year," the agency was honored with
four Bronze awards. In early November, the Advertising & Design Club of Canada
also recognized Leo Burnett Toronto as the "Design Agency of the Year."

In total, eight global offices, including Chicago, London, Madrid, Milan,
Mumbai, Singapore, Sydney and Toronto, contributed to the overall network

Established in 2001, YoungGuns International recognizes ideas and young
talent. All the awarded ideas have been created and executed by professionals
under 30 years of age. The annual show identifies a generation of not just
ideators and creators, but also makers. The awards are judged by a panel of
young, ambitious creative professionals from around the globe.

Leo Burnett Worldwide's 2012 YoungGuns International awards include:


  oMontblanc "The Beauty of a Second" – Branded Content (Leo Burnett Milan)


  oPantone "Pantone Queen" – Direct (Leo Burnett London)
  oMontblanc "The Beauty of a Second" – Branded Entertainment (Leo Burnett
  oMontblanc "The Beauty of a Second" – Branded Content (Leo Burnett Milan)
  oDiageo Bundaberg Rum "Catfish, Pig, Butterfly" – Art Direction (Leo
    Burnett Sydney)


  oDoor Step School "Ink Pad" – Field Marketing (Leo Burnett Mumbai)
  oMcDonald's "Next Stop" – Outdoor/Transit (Leo Burnett London)
  oDiageo Bundaberg Rum "Catfish" – Cinema (Leo Burnett Sydney)
  oDiageo Bundaberg Rum "Catfish" – Special Effects (Leo Burnett Sydney)
  oMontblanc "The Beauty of a Second" – Best Use of Content (Leo Burnett
  oRaising the Roof "The Street House" – Best Event or Activation (Leo
    Burnett Toronto)
  oPeace One Day "Recipeace Broadsheet" – Design (Leo Burnett Chicago)
  oPatissier "Cake-Mouflage" – Packaging Design (Leo Burnett Singapore)
  oLeo Burnett "Solstice Calendar" - Design Calendars (Leo Burnett Toronto)
  oPhotographer "Flip Books" – Self Promotion (Leo Burnett Toronto)
  oOntario Elections "We Make Voting Easy" – Design (Leo Burnett Toronto)
  oLa Sexta "Alcatraz Delivery" – Design Marketing Kit (Leo Burnett Madrid)

About Leo Burnett

Leo Burnett Worldwide, part of Publicis Groupe, is one of the world's largest
agency networks with 96 offices and nearly 10,000 employees. In 2012, the
global network was awarded a record-breaking 55 Lions at the Cannes Lions
Festival of Creativity and was also named "Network of the Year" by YoungGuns,
Dubai Lynx and MENA Cristal Awards. A HumanKind communications company, Leo
Burnett Worldwide has a simple and singular approach: put a brand's purpose at
the center of communications to truly connect with people. Leo Burnett works
with some of the world's most valuable brands including The Coca-Cola Company,
Fiat, Kellogg's, McDonald's, Nintendo, P&G, Samsung and Tata among others. To
learn more about Leo Burnett Worldwide visit our site, Facebook page and
follow us via @leoburnett.

SOURCE Leo Burnett Worldwide

Contact: Tina Stanton, +1-312-220-1479, tina.stanton@leoburnett.com
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