The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
) has been in the limelight for quite some time winning
prestigious awards over the past few months. The company has
delivered stellar returns of around 45% so far this year and is
currently trading at $16.86. Recently, Interpublic's subsidiary,
McCann Worldgroup received the "Agency Network of the Year" award
for Eastern Europe region at Golden Drum's 20
The advertising arm of McCann Worldgroup - McCann Erickson -
received two Grand Prix (McCann Bucharest for Rom and McCann
Estonia for KredEx.), five Golds and 11 Silvers.
The Golden Drum Awards is Central and Eastern Europe's most
prominent advertising awards festival. It gives recognition to
the year's best work worldwide in print and broadcast
advertising, digital, public relations as well as mobile and
Apart from the latest award, McCann Worldgroup has other
accolades to its credit. The company was the recipient of
the "Network of the Year" award for the Asia-Pacific region at
the 2013 Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity in Singapore.
Moreover, McCann Melbourne won the "Agency Of The Year" award at
the same event.
Overall, McCann Worldgroup stole the show at the Spikes
festival by winning 8 Grand Prix awards, 14 Gold Spikes, 11
Silver Spikes and 11 Bronze Spikes for its agencies' operations
in Shanghai, Mumbai, Malaysia, Singapore, Bangkok, the
Philippines and Melbourne.
Additionally, McCann Worldgroup received five Grand Prix at
the Cannes Lions International Festival for McCann Melbourne's
"Dumb Ways to Die" - a campaign for Metro Trains in
McCann Worldgroup is a leading global marketing company that
caters to advertising, digital marketing/relationship management,
event marketing/promotion, consulting/design and public
relations, among others.
McCann Worldgroup's parent company, Interpublic, offers a wide
variety of advertising and marketing communication services.
Moreover, it offers public relations, meeting and event
production, sports and entertainment marketing, corporate and
brand identity as well as strategic marketing consulting services
to customers in more than 100 countries.
Interpublic currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Some
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