Leo Burnett Worldwide Named ADC ‘Network of the Year’ for Third Consecutive Year
Leo Burnett Madrid client Spanish Lottery also honored as “Client of the Year”
Leo Burnett Worldwide was named “Network of the Year” at the 95th Art Directors’ Club of New York’s (ADC) Annual Awards, held in New York. This is the third consecutive year the network has won the distinction. Leo Burnett Madrid’s client the Spanish Lottery received the most prestigious honor for a brand, “Client of the Year.”
“I’m incredibly proud of our network’s achievement, winning ‘Network of the Year’ for the third consecutive year. This further proves that Leo Burnett is at the forefront of bold, transformational creativity that helps our clients stand out and drive real business change,” said Mark Tutssel, Leo Burnett Worldwide’s global chief creative officer and creative chairman of Publicis Communications. Tutssel also served as ADC’s Advertising Jury Chair this year. “ADC has a standard it upholds, and does not lower it for anyone. An ADC award is rare for a reason.”
The Spanish Lottery has been with Leo Burnett Madrid’s client since 2014. Its Christmas campaign, “Justino,” took home two Gold and two Silver ADC cubes. This is the second straight year a Leo Burnett client has been crowned “Client of the Year”; Proctor & Gamble won in 2015.
The network collectively took home five Gold, 13 Silver and eight Bronze awards. Thirteen Leo Burnett Worldwide offices contributed to the creative performance, including Bangkok, Beirut, Buenos Aires, Chicago, Frankfurt, Madrid, Melbourne, Mexico City, Oslo, Paris, Sao Paulo, Sydney and Toronto.
The following campaigns won the Gold ADC cube:
• Leo Burnett Buenos Aires’ “Safety Truck” for Samsung (Advertising: Innovation)
• Leo Burnett Madrid’s “Justino” for Spanish Lottery (Advertising: TV/Film-TV Commercial and Motion: Animation)
• Leo Burnett Melbourne’s “Dream Run” for Honda HR-V (Motion: Direction)
• Leo Burnett Melbourne’s “Wild Horse Chase” for Honda CR-V (Motion: Direction)
ADC has been a champion of the very best in commercial creativity. The ADC Annual Awards is the oldest continuously running industry award show in the world. Now in its 95th year, it celebrates the artistry and craftsmanship synonymous with beautiful advertising and design.
To see the full list of winners, visit ADC’s site at adcglobal.org/awards.