VMLY&R Network Top 10 In World Creative Rankings

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The Drum released the first installment of its World Creative Rankings. VMLY&R ranked in the top 10 most awarded networks, and WPP was listed as the second-most awarded holding company. 

Formerly known as The Big One, the newly branded rankings feature expanded data and analysis. In the simplest terms, the World Creative Rankings aggregate the results of every major industry awards show on the planet in order to spotlight the industry’s best of the best. 

The full report must can be purchased here. Below is a list of dozens of our creatives, offices, clients and pieces of work that were included in the rankings. 

Most awarded campaigns of 2019 (across all categories) 

  • No. 14 — Keeping Fornite Fresh by VMLY&R Kansas City for Wendy’s 
  • No. 16 — The Tampon Book by Scholz & Friends Berlin for The Female Company 
  • No. 17 — Rearranged by Scholz & Friends Berlin for Berliner Philharmoniker 
  • No. 105 — The Last Ever Issue by VMLY&R Poland Warsaw for Gazeta.PL/Mastercard/BNP Paribas 
  • No. 127 — #Unignorable by TAXI for United Way 
  • No. 188 — Sip Safe by Y&R Melbourne for Monash University 

Most awarded clients 

  • No. 30 — Wendy’s 
  • No. 80 — Ford 
  • No. 132 — Gazeta.pl 

Most awarded agencies worldwide 

  • No. 10 — Scholz & Friends Berlin 
  • No. 41 — VMLY&R Kansas City 
  • No. 138 — TAXI Canada 
  • No. 149 — VMLY&R Poland Warsaw 
  • No. 163 — VMLY&R Cape Town (Legacy VML) 
  • No. 163 (tie) — VMLY&R Melbourne (Legacy Y&R) 

Most Awarded U.S. Agencies 

  • No. 13 — VMLY&R Kansas City 
  • No. 57 — VMLY&R New York 

Most Awarded APAC agencies 

  • No. 36 — VMLY&R Melbourne (Legacy Y&R) 
  • No. 55 — VMLY&R Auckland (Legacy Y&R) 
  • No. 59 — VMLY&R Sydney 

Most awarded worldwide chief creative officers 

  • No. 12 — Matthias Spaetgens, Scholz & Friends 
  • No. 32 — Debbi Vandeven, VMLY&R 
  • No. 41 — John Godsey, VMLY&R 
  • No. 50 — Dimitri Guerassimov, VMLY&R 
  • No. 73 — Paul Nagy, VMLY&R 
  • No. 123 — Ryan McManus, VMLY&R 

Most awarded executive creative directors 

  • No. 6 — Oliver Handlos, Scholz & Friends 
  • No. 8 — Robert Krause, Scholz & Friends 
  • No. 39 — Chris Corley, VMLY&R 
  • No. 42 — Derek Clark, VMLY&R 
  • No. 85 — Wayne Best, VMLY&R 
  • No. 113 (tie) — Alexis Bronstorph, TAXI
  • No. 113 (tie) — Kelsey Horne, TAXI
  • No. 128 — Laurent Simon, VMLY&R 
  • No. 145 — Jake Barrow, VMLY&R 
  • No. 183 — Dawid Szczepaniak, VMLY&R 

Most awarded top creative directors 

  • No. 40 — Philipp Webber, Scholz & Friends 
  • No. 42 — McKay Hathaway, VMLY&R 
  • No. 46 (tie) — Max Marohn, Scholz & Friends 
  • No. 46 (tie) — Malik Benamara, Scholz & Friends 

Most awarded art directors 

  • No. 19 — Conor Clarke, VMLY&R 
  • No. 23 (tie) — Philipp Weber, Scholz & Friends 
  • No. 23 (tie) — Patrick Pichler, Scholz & Friends 
  • No. 55 — Cecilia Moro, VMLY&R 
  • No. 149 (tie) — Dan Cantelon, TAXI
  • No. 149 (tie) — Kieran Moroney, VMLY&R 
  • No. 197 (tie) — Ewelina Wojtyczka, VMLY&R 
  • No. 197 (tie) — Adam Smereczynski, VMLY&R 

Most awarded copywriters 

  • No. 19 — Sebastion Stelzer, Scholz & Friends 
  • No. 24 — Felix John, Scholz & Friends 
  • No. 26 — Ilona Hartmann, Scholz & Friends 
  • No. 146 — Marc Levesque, TAXI 
  • No. 16-  Shane Geffen, VMLY&R