LONDON, NEW YORK, SINGAPORE, SYDNEY and TOKYO, January 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Entering 2011, McCann Healthcare Worldwide has just won an unprecedented spate of awards and honors which establish it as the most awarded and recognized healthcare agency network and brand in the world.
These honors and awards include: McCann Healthcare Asia Pacific being awarded Agency of the Year for the 3rd year in a row; winning the Grand Global Award plus multiple Globals; multiple CLIO Healthcare Awards; 2 MM&M Gold Awards; and for the 4th year in a row and the 5th time in the last 6 years, winning more creative awards than any other agency network at the 24th annual international RX Club Show.
John Cahill, Global CEO, McCann Healthcare Worldwide, said, "I am extremely pleased to see MHWW agencies win these awards again this year. Competition has markedly increased across all specialty areas and the AP market place has advanced in sophistication and importance. These wins ratify the effort Amar Urhekar and his teams are putting behind our entire AP network in terms of talent, offer expansion, innovation and business growth. Great work, innovation and success come as the result of great partnerships, so I am truly grateful to all our clients and Amar and his staff across AP that made the network great this year and I look forward to 2011 with much enthusiasm."
Jeremy Perrott, Global Creative Director, McCann Healthcare Worldwide, commented, "Three years in a row of stand-out performance and not just involving one agency or office... these are multiple wins across our network. This is proof we have embraced the challenge to be the best in our discipline. These prestigious industry awards are manifold recognitions of that very challenging achievement. The bar is now set for the industry."
Amar Urhekar, President Japan and EVP Asia Pacific, McCann Healthcare Worldwide, added, "Winning Specialist Network of the Year 3 years a row is strong testament of our belief and confidence in our vision, product offer and moreover our ability to continually, successfully wage Behavior Change Communications across all stake holders in Healthcare across APAC. This achievement reaffirms our competence in meeting new challenges and setting new benchmarks for the industry. I am very proud of each and every member of MHWW APAC who has helped contribute to this win and very grateful for our clients for giving the opportunity to be their communications partners in AP."
About McCann Healthcare Worldwide
McCann Healthcare Worldwide is an elite professional and consumer healthcare advertising agency network spanning 56 offices in 21 countries. McCann Healthcare Worldwide's global network is comprised of five advertising and promotion brands - Torre Lazur McCann, Echo Torre Lazur, Regan Campbell Ward, McCann Healthcare, and McCann HumanCare -- as well as the leading worldwide Medical Communications practice, consisting of Complete Medical Group and Caudex Medical. All six of these global MHW entities contain additional specialist divisions.
McCann Healthcare Worldwide is a part of McCann Worldgroup, the largest marketing communications agency network in the world, and is the largest healthcare agency network owned by Interpublic Group [NYSE: IPG].
SOURCE McCann Healthcare Worldwide