PHD New Zealand wins Silver for Campaign Asia-Pacific’s ‘Media Agency of the Year’
Auckland | 14 December, 2018 – PHD New Zealand’s successful year of award wins has culminated in the agency being named
Campaign Asia-Pacific’s Media Agency of the Year – Silver for 2018. The results were announced at an awards ceremony in
Singapore last night, celebrating the people, the work and the businesses achieving outstanding success in media,
marketing and advertising in Australia and New Zealand.
PHD New Zealand was presented with the highly-coveted ‘Campaign Asia-Pacific New Zealand Media Agency of the Year -
Silver’ accolade for its consistent achievement throughout 2018. The award recognised outstanding employee development,
business growth, industry contribution, financial performance, client acquisition, culture and business vision. This is
the second ‘Agency of the Year’ title for PHD New Zealand, following the CCC Beacons 2018 Agency of the Year award being
bestowed on the agency in May.
Nikki Grafton, acting CEO of PHD New Zealand, said of the wins, “We are thrilled and immensely proud that our agency,
our work and our people have been recognised at the Campaign Asia-Pacific Agency of the Year awards. 2018 has been a big
year for PHD New Zealand and our success is thanks to the creativity, smarts and hard work of our team and the clients
who give us the opportunities to continually find new, innovative and exciting ways to do things.”
PHD is known globally as an innovator in communications planning and buying across broadcast, print, digital, mobile,
social and emerging media, reflected in the network ranking 2nd most awarded network in the world, according to the Gunn
Media 100 report – a benchmark of the most creatively awarded agencies and networks. PHD New Zealand was also named
Media Network of the Year at Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity 2017.
PHD has over 4,000 staff working in over 80 offices worldwide, having been founded in London in 1990 as the first
planning-led media agency. Built on a culture of thought leadership, innovation and creativity, with a philosophy of
“Finding a Better Way”, PHD is today one of the world’s fastest growing media and communication agency networks.
The PHD network is part of the Omnicom Media Group (www.omnicommediagroup.com), a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: