PRAGUE, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following six awards and the Agency of the Year recognition at this year's competition, Havas Worldwide Prague has become the most awarded agency ever in the history of the Czech Effie Award. Including the 2013 awards—two gold, two bronze, and three finalists—Havas Worldwide Prague's Effie's score now totals 10 gold, 8 silver, and 13 bronze since the inception of the awards show.
This year, the agency won gold for Fidorka (Mondelez) in the food category, gold for BleskMobile (O2/Ringier MVNO) in the services category, bronze for EKO-KOM (the national recycling organization) in the small budget category, and bronze for Sue Ryder (social and care services for seniors) in the social marketing category.
The Effie award competition, among the most prestigious in commercial communication, spans 38 countries around the globe. Recognized by advertisers and agencies worldwide as the industry's pre-eminent award, the Effies honor all forms of marketing communication that contribute to a brand's success.
"Being awarded Agency of the Year at the Effies is a real achievement, proving that we are truly helping our clients to drive profitable growth," said Giles Berouard, CEO, Havas Worldwide Prague. "In addition, winning gold in two of the most highly competitive categories, Food and Services, is an even greater honor."About Havas Worldwide Havas Worldwide, formerly known as Euro RSCG Worldwide, is a leading integrated marketing communications agency and was the first agency to be named Global Agency of the Year by both Advertising Age and Campaign in the same year. The Havas Worldwide network is made up of 11,000 employees in 316 offices in 120 cities and 75 countries, and provides advertising, marketing, corporate communications, and digital and social media solutions to clients, including Air France, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Danone Group, IBM, Lacoste, Merck, Mondelez International, Pernod Ricard, PSA Peugeot Citroen, Reckitt Benckiser, Sanofi, and Volvo. Headquartered in New York, Havas Worldwide is the largest unit of the Havas group, a world leader in communications (Euronext Paris SA: HAV.PA). Contact: Yvonne BondGlobal Communications DirectorHavas Worldwide(212) 886-2035 Yvonne.Bond@havasww.com SOURCE Havas Worldwide