TOKYO, JAPAN – Monday December 1, 2014 – Campaign Asia-Pacific recently announced the winners of the ‘Japan/Korea Agency of the Year’ ahead of the Agency of the Year Awards ceremony on December 10 at Ritz-Carlton Millenia in Singapore.
Continuing its tradition of delivering outstanding creativity and effectiveness for clients, TBWA\HAKUHODO won Campaign Asia-Pacific’s ‘Japan Creative Agency of the Year’ title for the fifth consecutive year.
TBWA\HAKUHODO’s talent has repeatedly been recognized as the best in their field, and this year was no exception. The agency was recognized with five awards in the people and teams categories.
Ichiro Zama won ‘Agency Head of the Year’; Takuro Amada won ‘Planner of the Year’; Eiji Takahashi won ‘Talent Management Person of the Year’; and Rosa Uchima won ‘Young Achiever of the Year’.
Additionally, TBWA\HAKUHODO\QUANTUM (THQ) won ‘New Business Development Team of the Year’. THQ was created to cultivate, enhance and accelerate innovations, and offer services beyond the field of advertising. The team is very diverse and includes traditional agency roles as well as consultants, product designers, engineers, programmers, venture capitals and entrepreneurs.
Commenting on the milestone achievement, Keith Smith, President – International, said: “The key to TBWA\HAKUHODO’s success is really the quality of talent at the agency. They continue to deliver effective and creative solutions for their clients and innovate in ways that other agencies are not. It’s a fantastic achievement not only for our agency in Tokyo, but for our network as a whole.”
TBWA\HAKUHODO Winners List:
GOLD: Japan Creative Agency of the Year – TBWA\HAKUHODO
WINNER: Japan/Korea New Business Development Team of the Year –TBWA\HAKUHODO\QUANTUM
WINNER: Japan/Korea Agency Head of the Year – Ichiro Zama
WINNER: Japan/Korea Planner of the Year – Takuro Amada
WINNER: Japan/Korea Young Achiever of the Year – Rosa Uchima
WINNER: Japan/Korea Talent Management Person of the Year – Eiji Takahashi
RUNNER-UP: Japan/Korea Account Person of the Year – Taro Sato
RUNNER-UP: Japan/Korea Creative of the Year – Tomoki Harada
See the full list of winners here: