Howatson+Company has been named Global Independent Agency of the Year at this year’s D&AD Awards and has ranked 7th agency in the world.
The agency, which ranked #10 in Campaign Brief’s Hot List after only a year in business, scored a total of three Yellow Pencils, two Graphite Pencils and four Wood Pencils for Matilda Bay ‘Rejected Ales’, plus one Wood Pencil for Belong ‘The Book of Limbo’.
Says Gavin Chimes, executive creative director, Howatson+Company: “This is incredible. 7th in the world. Independent agency of the year. And at D&AD, the pinnacle of creative award shows. But this is more than just about a few killer projects (which we’re deeply proud of), it’s about the whole agency. And the creative foundations we’re building to create the best work in the world. Here’s to the whole team at Howatson+Company. A special group of people who are caring, kind and profoundly talented. And huge thanks to our brilliant clients, especially those at Matilda Bay and Belong. We couldn’t have done it without your partnership.”
Australia has ranked 6th country in the world behind the US (#1), the UK (#2), France (#3), Germany (#4) and Brazil (#5).