Campaign India Team
Dec 08, 2015

Campaign South Asia AOY 2015: BBDO, Mindshare, Isobar take top regional honours

Ashish Bhasin is South Asia Agency Head of the Year, Josy Paul Creative of the Year; Mullen Lowe Lintas crowned India Creative Agency of the Year

Campaign South Asia AOY 2015: BBDO, Mindshare, Isobar take top regional honours
BBDO won the South Asia Creative Agency of the Year title at the Campaign South Asia Agency of the Year Awards 2015. BBDO Pakistan won Gold in the Pakistan Creative Agency of the Year category, while BBDO Lanka took home Bronze in the Rest of South Asia Creative Agency of the Year. Josy Paul, chairman and CCO, BBDO India, won the South Asia Creative of the Year title. 
 
Mindshare was crowned India Media Agency of the Year (Gold), while the agency's Bangladesh office also won Gold in the Rest of South Asia Media Agency of the Year competition. The agency won the South Asia Media Agency of the Year.
 
Isobar bagged the South Asia Digital Agency of the Year and the India Digital Agency of the Year titles. 
 
Dentsu Aegis Network head Ashish Bhasin won the South Agency Head of the Year title, backed by strong performances from digital agencies and Posterscope India, and robust business growth across the network driven by Carat. 
 
McCann Health India won Gold in the South Asia Specialist Agency of the Year competition, while Famous Innovations took top honours in the South Asia Independent Agency of the Year competition.
 
Edelman won the South Asia PR Agency of the Year title.
 
Mullen Lowe Lintas Group was crowned India Creative Agency of the Year, while the agency's S Subramanyeswar won the South Asia Strategic Planner of the Year title. Vikas Mehta and Team Lowe Lintas won the South New Business Development Team of the Year title.  
 
The awards gala was hosted in Mumbai on 7 December.
 
Here is the full list of winners of the South Asia leg of the competition:
 
Agency category
 
India Creative Agency of the Year
  • Mullen Lowe Lintas Group India Gold 
  • J. Walter Thompson India Silver 
  • McCann Worldgroup India Bronze 
 
Pakistan Creative Agency of the Year
  • BBDO Pakistan Gold 
  • Spectrum | Y&R Pakistan Silver 
  • Prestige/Grey Pakistan Bronze 
 
Rest of South Asia Creative Agency of the Year
  • Leo Burnett Solutions Inc. Sri Lanka Gold 
  • TBWA\Sri Lanka Silver 
  • BBDO Lanka Bronze 
 
South Asia Creative Agency of the Year
  • BBDO
 
India Media Agency of the Year
  • Mindshare India Gold 
  • Starcom Mediavest Group India Silver 
  • PHD India Bronze 
 
Pakistan Media Agency of the Year
  • PHD Pakistan Gold 
  • OMD Pakistan Silver 
 
Rest of South Asia Media Agency of the Year
  • Mindshare Bangladesh Gold 
  • PHD Sri Lanka Silver 
  • Maxus Bangladesh Bronze 
 
South Asia Media Agency of the Year
  • Mindshare
 
India Digital Agency of the Year
  • Isobar India Gold 
  • iProspect India Silver 
  • WATConsult India Bronze 
 
Pakistan Digital Agency of the Year
  • Symmetry Digital Pakistan Gold 
  • Digitz Pakistan Silver 
  • Iris Digital Pakistan Bronze 
 
Rest of South Asia Digital Agency of the Year
  • Magnito Digital Bangladesh Gold 
  • PHD Sri Lanka Silver 
  • Mindshare Sri Lanka Bronze 
 
South Asia Digital Agency of the Year
  • Isobar
 
South Asia Independent Agency of the Year
  • Famous Innovations India Gold 
  • Creativeland Asia Pvt Ltd India Silver 
  • Adfactors PR Pvt. Ltd. India Bronze 
 
South Asia PR Agency of the Year
  • Edelman India Gold 
  • Adfactors PR Pvt. Ltd. India Silver 
  • Leo Burnett Solutions Inc./Arc Worldwide Sri Lanka Bronze 
 
South Asia Specialist Agency of the Year
  • McCann Health India Gold 
  • Posterscope India Group Silver 
  • Geometry Global Encompass Network India Bronze 
 
PEOPLE 
 
South Asia Account Person of the Year
  • Shantanu Sapre, (Lowe Lintas India) Winner 
  • Sanchita Roy, (OMD India) Runner-Up
 
South Asia Agency Head of the Year
  • Ashish Bhasin, (Dentsu Aegis Network India) Winner 
  • Raj Gupta, (Lowe Lintas Mumbai) Runner-Up
 
South Asia Creative of the Year
  • Josy Paul, (BBDO India) Winner 
  • Senthil Kumar, (J. Walter Thompson India) Runner-Up
 
South Asia Corporate Communications Team of the Year
  • Havas Media India Team, (Havas Media Group India) Winner 
  • Hirak Kapasi and Team, (DDB Mudra Group India) Runner-Up
 
South Asia New Business Development Team of the Year
  • Vikas Mehta, (Mullen Lowe Lintas Group India) Winner 
  • Prasanth Kumar and Team, (Mindshare India) Runner-Up
 
South Asia Strategic / Brand Planner of the Year
  • S. Subramanyeswar, (Lowe Lintas India) Winner 
  • Mythili Chandrasekar, (J. Walter Thompson India) Runner-Up
 
South Asia Channel / Engagement Planner of the Year
  • Preeti Mascarenhas, (Mindshare India) Winner 
  • Charul Tomar, (Mindshare India) Runner-Up
 
South Asia Talent Management Person/Team of the Year
  • LLC team, (DDB Mudra Group India) Winner 
  • Michelle Suradkar & HR team, (Mullen Lowe Lintas Group India) Runner-Up
 
South Asia Young Achiever of the Year
  • Reenav Yogesh Modi, (Mindshare India) Winner 
  • Neha Bansal, (PHD India) Runner-Up

Winners in the other legs of the competition can be viewed at www.aoyawards.com.

Also see:

Campaign South Asia AOY 2015: Picture Gallery (1)

 Campaign South Asia AOY 2015: Picture Gallery (2)

Video: Campaign South Asia AOY 2015: Jury speak

Source:
Campaign India

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