Campaign Global Agency of the Year Awards 2021: winners revealed

Full details of all the winners are now available, including the coveted Creative Agency of the Year and Network of the Year prizes.

UK shops among Campaign's Global Agency of the Year winners

UK shops and individuals have won in several categories in the Campaign Global Agency of the Year Awards 2021, announced across two virtual ceremonies today (11 May). 

Denmark's &Co claimed the coveted Creative Agency of the Year prize. The shop beat Zulu Alpha Kilo from Canada and the UK's Uncommon Creative Studio in the hotly contested category.

Ogilvy was named Campaign’s Global Network of the Year, fending off competition from Havas Creative and Wavemaker.

Global Media Agency of the Year went to Manning Gottlieb OMD and the agency's managing partner, head of planning, Emma Withington, took Media Planning Leader of the Year.

Oliver also scooped a brace of awards, winning Customer Engagement Agency of the Year and In-house Agency for its U-Studio work with Unilever. Its sister Brandtech Group agency Gravity Road won Digital Innovation Agency of the Year 

Campaign named Alex Myers, chief executive and founder at Manifest, Agency Leader (Creative) of the Year and Agency Growth Leader went to Naomi Troni, global chief marketing and growth officer, Wunderman Thompson, UK.

New Business Development Team of the Year/Person of the Year went to MediaCom and Mindshare took Corporate Communications/Marketing Team of the Year.

Global Brand Experience Agency of the Year went to Imagination and Impero won Integrated Marketing Agency of the Year. Performance Marketing Agency of the Year went to Journey Further.

Gideon Spanier, UK editor-in-chief at Campaign, said: "Campaign's global Agency of the Year Awards recognise and celebrate the best agencies – and the brilliant people working within them.

"The winners are chosen by a select group of marketers, the people in a position to hire shops and authorise budgets.

"It is a real achievement to win one of these awards and this year they recognise industry-leading business and executives working across four continents, from established names to a new breed of businesses and talent."

Now in their third year, the global awards are judged by a panel of global and regional chief marketing officers.

The full shortlist can be viewed here.

Below is the full list of categories – click on the links to find out the winners.

Part Two:

Corporate Communications/Marketing Team of the Year

Creative Leader

Best Global Marketer

Customer Engagement Agency

Performance Marketing Agency

PR Agency

Integrated Marketing Agency

Brand Experience Agency

Independent Agency

Global Diversity and Inclusion Initiative

In-house Agency

Best Place to Work: Network

Best Network: Europe

Global Network

Creative Agency

Part One:

Talent Management Person/Team of the Year

Strategic Planning Leader

Agency Leader – Digital/Media

Agency Leader – Creative

Media Planning Leader

New Business Development Team/Person of the Year

Agency Growth Leader


Digital Innovation Agency

Media Agency

Social Media Agency

Best Place to Work: Individual Shop

Best Network: Asia-Pacific

Best Network: Middle East & Africa


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