Publicis Bucharest Named Top Nine Agency in the World
Publicis Bucharest is named the top nine agency in the world by The Drum World Creative Rankings. Jorg Riommi, chief creative officer of Publicis Groupe Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) has been named the top seven Worldwide Chief Creative Officer in the same report.
Tomas Lauko, chief executive officer, Publicis Groupe Central & Eastern Europe said: ”We are very proud and pleased that we are the only team and creative leader from Central & Eastern Europe represented within the Top 10 list in a global ranking. It is built out of the alchemy of our unique talent and hard work. Pitting against the best of the best from around the world, this is a great honor and another testament to the incredibly talented people and quality of our creativity from this region as well as our commitment towards driving world-class creativity for and with our clients.”
Teddy C. Dumitrescu, chief executive officer, Publicis Groupe Romania, said: "This is an amazing achievement. We are very proud to prove that Romania has the talent and knowledge to compete successfully in the very high-profile international creative arena, and this is a good occasion to reaffirm that creativity is our raison d'etre.”
Speaking about the recognition, Jorg Riommi said: “I’m humbled, proud, and happy to be on this list and in such amazing company. I’m also extremely happy to see such a strong Publicis Groupe presence including Bruno (1), Eduardo (9), Liz (14), and Cristiana (21) all there at the top of the table. Amazing! It’s a clear sign of the Groupe’s overall creative strength. It also shows that collaboration is truly working - given that a lot of work from a lot of people sits behind this strong result. I really want to warmly thank all the teams and clients that made this possible from CEE, through hard work and bold decisions. Onwards, upwards!”
An annual ranking by The Drum, a UK-based leading global publisher for the marketing and media industries, the World Creative Rankings (formerly known as The Big Won report) benchmark the campaigns, creatives, and companies that were most awarded in the ad industry's biggest global awards shows in the previous calendar year.
This year, The Drum’s World Creative Rankings are determined by winning work from 13 international industry awards show – examining 1,768 campaigns from 1,295 clients working with 964 agencies composed of 387 chief creative officers, 483 executive creative directors, 1,319 creative directors, 1,061 copywriters, and 1,222 art directors.