Gunn Report for Media Names OMD Worldwide Most Creative Media Agency for Eighth Consecutive Ranking

 Gunn Report for Media Names OMD Worldwide Most Creative Media Agency for  Eighth Consecutive Ranking  NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - For the eighth consecutive time,  Omnicom  Media Group Agency OMD Worldwide has been named the world's most creative  media agency by the Gunn Report for Media,  maintaining the  exclusive lock  the agency has held at the top of the rankings since the report was launched  in 2004.  The Gunn Report for Media is the industry standard for evaluating media  creativity, ranking agencies according to their performance in the top  industry awards shows around the world. Most importantly, it recognizes the  vital role media agencies play in today's highly competitive and fragmented  communications landscape.  The rankings reflect a point system based on awards won in more than 50 annual  award competitions worldwide.  With 367 points, OMD easily bested  second-ranked Starcom-Mediavest (Publicis) with 326 points and third-ranked  Mindshare (WPP) with 319 points.  OMD's top ranking reflected recognition earned in 2013 competitions  by  agencies from every region  all across its network, select examples of which  include: OMD Australia, named Media Agency of the Year in Cannes for its  McDonald's work;  OMD Cairo's "Vodafone Fakka" (Vodafone); OMD China's  "Bring  Happiness Home" (PepsiCo); OMD Denmark's  "Coin Offers Coins for Clicks"  (McDonald's); OMD Dominican Republic's "Gastronomic Heritage" (Rica Milk); OMD  Hong Kong's  "I'm Amazing" (McDonald's); OMD Lebanon's "A Heritage Worth  Review" (Dewar's); OMD Spain's "Free WiFi" (McDonald's); OMD Russia's "A Ring  to Bring Them Closer" ( the Ronald McDonald Foundation); OMD UK's  "Mariachi  Christmas campaign" (PepsiCo/Doritos);  and OMD USA's "Call of Duty Modern  Warfare" (Activision) and "Who's Got an Agent" (State Farm).  Elsewhere in the 2013 Gunn Report, OMD clients McDonald's, Vodafone and Pepsi  were recognized for being among the most awarded advertisers of the year.  "Gunn editor Isabelle Musnik says it best in her introduction to the 2013  report: each year, the Gunn Report proves that creativity, innovation and  efficiency go together," says Mainardo de Nardis, President and CEO, OMD  Worldwide. "We're incredibly proud that for eight consecutive rankings, the  work of OMD agencies all over the world has been the penultimate proof point  for that claim, exemplifying the belief that the future of the industry lies  in innovation."  ABOUT OMD WORLDWIDE  OMD Worldwide (www.omd.com) is a leading global media communications agency,  with more than 10,000 employees across 100 countries serving the world's  high-profile brands.  OMD provides a range of services globally including  communications strategy, media planning and buying, digital execution, content  creation, entertainment marketing, sponsorship and brand analytics.  OMD is  recognized for its global footprint, strategic integration and creative  innovation. It has been acknowledged as Most Creative Media Agency by The Gunn  Report for an unprecedented eight consecutive times; Adweek Global Media  Agency of the Year for 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013; and 2002, 2005, 2009 and  2011 Media Agency of the Year by Advertising Age.  OMD Worldwide is a unit of Omnicom Media Group, the media services division of  Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC).    SOURCE  OMD Worldwide  Isabelle Gauvry, 917-435-6457, isabelle.gauvry@omnicommediagroup.com  http://www.omd.com  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2014/27/c7864.html  CO: OMD Worldwide ST: New York NI: ENT  
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