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IPG Agency Brands and People Dominate the Ad Age A-List Awards

Media Agency of the Year: MullenLowe Mediahub
Data/Analytics Agency of the Year: FCB/Six
Comeback Agency of the Year: Initiative
A-List Top Ten: FCB and McCann
Executive of the Year: The Martin Agency’s Kristen Cavallo
Chief Strategy Officer of the Year: McCann’s Suzanne Powers
EP+Co, R/GA, UM, MullenLowe Also Recognized


New York, April 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  Interpublic Group (IPG) announced today that ten of its agencies were represented at Ad Age’s annual A-List and Creativity Awards, the trade publication's prestigious annual ranking of the industry's best and most forward-thinking marketing and communications agencies. IPG had more agencies represented at the awards than any other holding company.

FCB and McCann ranked among the industry’s best-performing agencies, MullenLowe Mediahub was named “Media Agency of the Year,” Initiative was awarded “Comeback Agency of the Year,” and FCB/Six took “Data/Analytics Agency of the Year.” Two top female agency executives were also recognized; The Martin Agency’s CEO Kristen Cavallo was named “Executive of the Year” and McCann Worldgroup’s Global Chief Strategy Officer Suzanne Powers was honored as “Chief Strategy Officer of the Year.” Additionally, IPG agencies EP+Co., The Martin Agency, MullenLowe and UM were recognized as “Agency Standouts” and R/GA was named an “Agency to Watch.” In the Creativity Awards category, McCann’s “Price on our Lives” work for March for Our Lives was recognized as “Best Work for Good.” Ad Age selects agencies based on account wins, quality of work and business results delivered on behalf of their clients.

“We are incredibly proud to have ten IPG agencies represented at this year’s A-List and Creativity Awards. Across the board, these results represent the strength of our brands, and more importantly, the quality of our people,” said Michael Roth, Chairman and CEO of Interpublic. “It is also gratifying to see two amazing female leaders within IPG, Kristen Cavallo at The Martin Agency and Suzanne Powers at McCann, recognized for their drive, creativity and strength. We invest and work hard to put our people and agency brands first, and the A-List results show we are on the right track.”

The Ad Age A-List and Creativity Awards are determined by the Ad Age editorial team and honor the top agencies and companies whose creativity, strategy and business acumen powered brands in 2018.

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About Interpublic
Interpublic is values-based, data-fueled, and creatively-driven. Major global brands include Acxiom, Craft, FCB (Foote, Cone & Belding), FutureBrand, Golin, Huge, Initiative, Jack Morton, MAGNA, McCann, Momentum, MRM//McCann, MullenLowe Group, Octagon, R/GA, UM and Weber Shandwick. Other leading brands include Avrett Free Ginsberg, Campbell Ewald, Carmichael Lynch, Deutsch, Hill Holliday, ID Media and The Martin Agency. For more information, please visit www.interpublic.com.

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