|Fay Ferguson, Co-CEO, Burrell Communications Group
Great works continue to come out of Burrell Communications Group and UniWorld Group Inc. These African American-owned advertising agencies took top honors at ANA (Association of National Advertisers) at the 2010 Multicultural Excellence Awards. Now in its 10th year, the awards event recognizes ANA member companies and other marketers for their work in producing the superior multicultural advertising campaigns that ran between June 2009 and June 2010.
Burrell was recognized as the leader in two categories: ‘African American’ and ‘General Market’ for their McDonald’s U.S. and Procter & Gamble campaigns, respectively. UniWorld was the leader in the ‘Campaign with Significant Result’ category for Marine Corps Recruiting Command, a unique multimedia campaign.
|Chuck Morrison, Executive Vice
President, General Manager
of Client Services
The 2010 grand prize award recipients were announced at a ceremony during the ANA’s Multicultural Marketing&Diversity Conference in Miami. Winners were named in eight categories, including a new category highlighting exceptional work in print advertising. The leaders of the aforementioned premier agencies, Fay Ferguson, Co-CEO of Burrell Communications and Chuck Morrison, executive vice president, general manager of client services at UniWorld Group, were among their biggest supporters and employees, including UniWorld’s Quincy Cherry.
“I am thrilled to offer each of the winners my congratulations for the noteworthy contributions they have made to underscore the importance of multicultural marketing in our industry,” said Bob Liodice, president and CEO of the ANA. “Our winners represent brilliance in the world of multicultural marketing, and every year I continue to be more impressed by the terrific work celebrated at the Multicultural Excellence Awards.” –yvette caslin