Cannes Lions Global Creativity Report 2017: Clemenger Melbourne’s Stephen de Wolf + Evan Roberts top CDs; McQueen twins top Creatives

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Setting the benchmark for creative excellence worldwide, the definitive rankings and analysis from the annual Cannes Lions Global Creativity Report has been released. 

Clemenger BBDO, Melbourne’s Stephen de Wolf and Evan Roberts (pictured top) top the Global Creative Director Rankings, while ex Colenso BBDO, Auckland’s Simon Vicars and Andre Sallowicz (pictured bottom) ~ now at adam&eveDDB, London ~ take the #10 spot.

In the Global Copywriter rankings ex Clemenger BBDO, Melbourne’s Tom McQueen (near left) ~ now at Droga5 New York ~ is ranked #1. Simon Vicars is ranked #4 while Shannon Crowe and Jim Robbins from Clemenger BBDO Melbourne are ranked #8.

In the Global Art Director rankings ex Clemenger BBDO, Melbourne’s George McQueen (above left) ~ now at Droga5 New York ~ is ranked #1. Andre Sallowicz is ranked #4 while Clemenger BBDO Melbourne’s Jackson Harper is ranked #8.


As reported back in June, Clemenger BBDO Melbourne was crowned Cannes Agency of the Year. The latest report reveals that Colenso BBDO Auckland is ranked #7.

Ogilvy Australia was ranked #3 in the Innovation Agency of the Year chart, followed by Leo Burnett Melbourne at #4, Clemenger BBDO Melbourne at #7 and Leo Burnett Sydney at #12.

The Global Creativity Report showcases the award-winning work, highlights the world’s most creative countries and cities, agencies and networks, and identifies the trends and themes at the heart of branded communications. Results from Cannes Lions, Lions Health, Lions Innovation and Lions Entertainment are incorporated. 

The Global Creativity Report also features full listings for special awards, including Agency of the Year, Network of the Year, Holding Company of the Year and Independent Agency of the Year, and is available on the Cannes Lions Archive, where the report can be viewed in full with an archive subscription.

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