The organisers of the 2020 Apac Effie Awards have announced the first list of winners.
India bagged a total of seven Effies.
The Leo Group bagged a Gold, Silver and Bronze each. The Gold came for HDFC Bank's '#StopMithani' in the 'Positive Change Social Good - Brands' category. The Silver was for Spotify's 'There's a playlist for that' in the 'New product or service' category while the Bronze was for P&G's 'Bittu' in the 'Positive Change Social Good - Brands' category.
82.5 Communications, Grey, McCann Worldgroup India and Ogilvy won a Bronze each.
82.5 Communications won Bronze for 'Intelligent know the difference' for Bisleri in the 'Beverages non alcohol' category.
Grey's win was for Gillette's 'Barbershop Girls' in the 'Positive Change Social Good - Brands' category.
McCann New Delhi's 'Overcoming India's toilet divide' for Reckitt Benckiser won Bronze in the 'Household/home products and services' category.
Ogilvy's Bronze was for 'Protecting the real engine of India' for Castrol India in the 'Automotive' category.
The second list will be revealed on 25 September.