|Wednesday, 29 August 2012, 15:30 HKT/SGT|
Source: Spikes Asia
|Freddy Bharucha, Chief Marketing Officer, Asia P&G to Accept the Honour|
SINGAPORE, Aug 29, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - The Spikes Asia Advertiser of the Year Award honours a brand that has set itself apart through the quality of its campaigns with consistently high creative communications whilst encouraging and nurturing innovative marketing techniques produced by their agencies across the Asia Pacific region.
Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity, the annual regional creative advertising and communications event for Asia Pacific, is proud to present this year's award to P&G Asia, the leading manufacturer of a wide range of household, beauty and personal care products.
"Since the launch of the Spikes Asia Festival four years ago, P&G Asia has won an astonishing number of Spikes Asia awards - five Gold, 11 Silver and 11 Bronze trophies across different disciplines - Design, Digital, Direct, Integrated, Media, Outdoor and Promo & Activation - with work produced by their agencies from across the region - China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia and The Philippines. A testament of their commitment to engage their consumers by not only embracing but also expecting creativity in their product communications around Asia," says Terry Savage, Chairman of Lions Festivals. "We proudly present P&G Asia with the honour of Advertiser of the Year 2012, and look forward to their continued success in marketing their brands with innovation and inspiration."
Freddy Bharucha, Chief Marketing Officer, Asia P&G, who will be presented with the Spikes Asia 2012 Advertiser of the Year award on 18 September at the Marina Bay Sands' Grand Theatre in Singapore, comments, "I feel humbled by this recognition for P&G which I accept on behalf of all the brand builders we have in Asia working across a wide range of disciplines in marketing, public relations, design and consumer & marketing knowledge. At P&G we continue to believe strongly in the power of brand building, inspired by the consumers we want to serve. Through our brands and the brand building programmes behind these brands, P&G is committed to touch and improve consumer's lives in small but meaningful ways."
The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) entered Asia in 1935 with the acquisition of the Philippine Manufacturing Company, and has since expanded its presence to 46 markets across Asia. Today P&G has on-the-ground operations in 14 markets in Asia, with its regional headquarters based in Singapore. P&G brands aim to touch more consumers in more parts of the world, more completely.
The company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands of which 26 of its brands generate more than $1 billion in annual sales globally. Asia is home to 22 "Billion-Dollar" Brands, including Always (Whisper), Ariel, Braun, Crest, Dawn, Downy (Lenor), Duracell, Febreze (Ambi Pur), Fusion, Gillette, Head & Shoulders, Iams, Mach3, Olay, Oral-B, Pampers, Pantene, Pringles, SK-II, Tide, Vicks and Wella.
For more information about Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity or register to attend, please visit www.spikes.asia.
About Spikes Asia
The Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity, celebrating and inspiring Asia-Pacific creativity in advertising. Suntec City, Singapore, 27-29 September, 2017. Building on 30 years of the illustrious Spikes Awards, the Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity is the result of a collaboration between the organisers of Cannes Lions and Haymarket, publishers of Campaign Asia Pacific.
The Festival provides the region's growing creative and advertising industry with a platform to network and exchange ideas, bringing together some of the finest creative thinkers from across the region and around the world. Spikes Asia, attended by over 1,800 delegates in 2016, offers an inspirational programme of seminars, tech talks and forums, focusing on creativity and learning, exhibitions of creative work from Asia-Pacific, networking events in the evening and the Spikes Asia award show.
The Spikes Awards, judged by leading international and regional creatives, honour the best creative work in the categories of Film, Print, Outdoor, Radio, Digital, Integrated, Direct, Promo & Activation, Media, Print Craft, Film Craft, Design, Mobile, PR, Branded Content & Entertainment, Healthcare and Innovation.
Incorporating Tangrams Effectiveness @ Spikes brings 15 years of celebrating Effectiveness and Strategy under one roof. The Tangrams celebrate the latest thinking in marketing effectiveness and showcase the very best examples of effective brand building from Asia Pacific. The Tangrams awards honour clients and their agencies for marketing strategies that deliver solid results to transform businesses and brands in categories for Effectivenss, Digital Strategy, Media Strategy, Data & Analytics and e-commerce.
Ascential powers the prestigious Cannes Lions festival for the branded communications industry, the world's premier payments and financial services congress Money20/20, Spring Fair/Autumn Fair, the global fashion trend forecasting service WGSN, environmental risk data business Groundsure, e-commerce analytics provider One Click Retail and advisory and business services firm, MediaLink.
Ascential Events is part of Ascential plc, which transforms knowledge businesses to deliver exceptional performance. Ascential plc is a global business-to-business information company that informs and connects the business world in 150 countries through market-leading Exhibitions & Festivals and Information Services. Ascential's premium products enable focus, growth and value. The company provides customers with world class content and connections empowering their businesses to be the best informed and best connected. www.ascential.com
About Haymarket Media Group
The Haymarket Media Group established in 1957 is the largest privately-owned magazine publisher in the UK, and one of the fastest growing media companies globally. The principal business is centred around its consumer, business, professional and customer publications. These are complemented by digital platforms and live events, including extensive exhibitions, conferences and awards. The Group's global expansion comes from wholly owned subsidiaries, joint ventures and extensive licensing of key magazines to other publishers.
In Asia from their offices in Hong Kong, Mumbai and Singapore, Haymarket Media Ltd publish market-leading titles Campaign Asia-Pacific, Finance Asia, Asian Investor, CEI Asia Pacific and Campaign India. In addition Haymarket organise a number of the region's leading industry awards and conferences relating to the communications and finance sectors. For more information about the Haymarket Media Group see www.haymarket.com.
PR & Press Manager
Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity
Tel: +44 20 7728 4040
Source: Spikes Asia
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