November 28, 2019
Accenture Interactive Wins Gold for Digital Agency of the Year from Campaign Asia-Pacific
 
TOKYO; November 28, 2019 ‑‑ Accenture Interactive has taken home the Gold in the Digital Agency of the Year category (Japan region) in Campaign’s 2019 Agency of the Year awards. The annual awards were presented at a ceremony last night by Campaign Asia-Pacific, a leading advertising and marketing magazine.
 
This is the second time in which Accenture Interactive was recognized with the highest award of Gold for Digital Agency of the Year. Accenture Interactive — together with its Japanese subsidiary, IMJ Corporation — is a new breed of experience agency that helps businesses adopt an innovation-led approach and transform into experience-led organizations.
 
Accenture Interactive was awarded in the following categories:
 
  • Agency Categories – Japan region
    • Digital Agency of the Year – Gold for Accenture Interactive
    • Consultancy of the Year – Gold for Accenture Interactive
    • Best Culture – Silver for Accenture Interactive
 
  • People Categories – Japan region
    • Account Person of the Year – Gold for Todd Brininger, senior manager at Accenture Interactive
    • Channel/Engagement Planner of the Year – Gold for Naoki Hiraoka, senior manager at Accenture Interactive
    • New Business Development Team of the Year – Gold for Business Architect at IMJ
Junichiro Kurokawa, Accenture Interactive lead and CEO of IMJ, says, “Clients are looking increasingly for multi-disciplinary capabilities spanning creative, marketing, data and technology, and business consulting – an essential mix for the modern-day marketer. We’re proud that Campaign Asia-Pacific has recognized our success in reinventing the agency model, in a world in which experience is the battleground and key differentiator for brands. Whether through our Japan Innovation Hub or the recently launched Fjord studio in Tokyo, Accenture Interactive continues to reinvent experiences for clients.”
 
Running for 26 years, Campaign Asia-Pacific’s Agency of the Year is celebrated as the region’s most prestigious awards program recognizing inspired leadership, management excellence, outstanding business performance and overall achievements in advertising and communications industry across Asia-Pacific. Read more at: http://aoyawards.com/network/.

The Accenture Interactive Japan team at the award ceremony, held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Tokyo
 
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Accenture Interactive helps the world’s leading brands transform their customer experiences across the entire customer journey. Through our connected offerings in design, marketing, content and commerce, we create new ways to win in today’s experience-led economy. Accenture Interactive is ranked the world’s largest digital agency in the latest Ad Age Agency Report for the fourth year in a row, and was named a 2019 Most Innovative Company in Advertising by Fast Company. To learn more, follow us @AccentureACTIVE and visit www.accentureinteractive.com.
 
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