Awards

AWARDS

Ruder Finn Asia is committed to developing innovative communications, producing world-class work and delivering meaningful results—the kind of campaigns and programs that get recognized. We have a track record of award wins across a broad range of sectors in regional and global competitions. The hard work and innovative spirit of our colleagues are being recognized through some of the most significant awards in the communications industry. We have made huge strides in the Asia-Pacific region thanks to our clients who partner with us every day to produce creative, ground-breaking, business-building work. Our colleagues in Asia, and globally, continue to set industry standards for performance and client satisfaction.

2017

The Holmes Report

Winner

Best Asia-Pacific Network to Work for ‒ Ruder Finn Asia
Midsize Agency of the Year ‒ Ruder Finn Asia

Shortlist

Asia-Pacific Digital PR Consultancies of the Year ‒ RFI Asia

Campaign Asia-Pacific Agency-Marketer Partnership Awards

Gold Winner

Asia-Pacific Single Agency-Marketer Partnership ‒ Ruder Finn China/Moët Hennessy Diageo

PRWeek Global Power Book 2017: Most Influential PR Professionals in the World

Jean-Michel Dumont, Chairman, Ruder Finn Asia
Charles Lankester, Executive Vice President, Global Reputation and Risk Management, Ruder Finn Asia

India's Reputation Today 100 Most Important Professionals 2017

Radha Roy, Country Head, Ruder Finn India

Asia Pacific Excellence Awards

Winner

Professional of the Year: Ruder Finn Asia ‒ Charles Lankester
Entertainment and Culture: Steinway & Sons ‒ SPIRIO: The world's finest high resolution player piano
Change Communications: VISA ‒ Less Cash, More Money for India
Microsite: Prudential ‒ Prudential Relationship Index

Shortlist

Agency of the Year ‒ Ruder Finn Asia
Viral Communications: The Face Shop ‒ The Face Shop Disney Limited Edition
Brand Relationship: Prudential ‒ Prudential Relationship Index

Asia-Pacific Communications Awards

Winner

Event and Interactive Experience: Steinway & Sons ‒ STEINWAY SPIRIO The 2016 Greater China Tour

Shortlist

Agency of the Year: Ruder Finn Asia ‒ Powering Through 2017: the Ruder Finn Asia Story
Launch and Relaunch: Steinway & Sons ‒ STEINWAY SPIRIO The 2016 Greater China Tour
Brand Relationship: Prudential ‒ Engaging with Millions: Launching the Prudential Relationship Index (PRI)

Marketing PR Awards S.E.A., South Asia and ANZ

Gold

Best Insights-Driven PR Campaign: Prudential ‒ PRI Singapore ToastBox Campaign
Best Engagement for a Targeted Community: Prudential ‒ PRI Singapore ToastBox Campaign

Silver

Best Digital Communication Strategy: Prudential ‒ PRI Singapore ToastBox Campaign
Best Use of Broadcast / Video: Prudential ‒ PRI Singapore ToastBox Campaign

Bronze

Best PR Idea: Prudential ‒ PRI Singapore ToastBox Campaign

Shortlisted

Best Direct-to-Consumer PR Campaign: Prudential ‒ PRI Singapore ToastBox Campaign

Marketing Interactive MARKIES Awards (Singapore)

Silver

Best Idea (Consumer Event): Prudential ‒ PRI Singapore ToastBox Campaign
Best Use of Digital: Prudential ‒ PRI Singapore ToastBox Campaign

Bronze

Best Idea (Public/media relations): Prudential ‒ PRI Singapore ToastBox Campaign

Shortlist

Best Idea (Social Media): Prudential ‒ PRI Singapore ToastBox Campaign

PRWeek Awards Asia

Silver

Asia-Pac Campaign of the Year: Prudential ‒ Understanding What is Most Important to Customers: Launching the Prudential Relationship Index (PRI)
Public Affairs Campaign: Visa ‒ Visa Rallies Cross-Nation Support for Successful 2016 China-US Year of Tourism.
CSR Campaign: Volkswagen Group China ‒ Volkswagen Child Safety Initiative 2016
Best Use of Broadcast/Video: Prudential ‒ Prudential Relationship Index (PRI)

Bronze

Tech Campaign of the Year: Prudential ‒ PRI Let's Disconnect to Connect
Environmental Campaign: Electrolux ‒ #UglyIsTheNewGood
Public Education Campaign: Volkswagen Group China ‒ Volkswagen Child Safety Initiative 2016

Shortlist

PR Professional of the Year: Ruder Finn Asia ‒ Charles Lankester
Young PR Professional of the Year: Ruder Finn Asia ‒ Gregory Cole
Brand Development Campaign: Prudential ‒ Understanding What is Most Important to Customers: Launching the Prudential Relationship Index (PRI)
CSR Campaign: Electrolux ‒ #UglyIsTheNewGood
Public Education Campaign: Electrolux ‒ #UglyIsTheNewGood
Best Use of Analytics: Prudential ‒ Prudential Relationship Index (PRI)
Best Use of Broadcast/Video: Prudential ‒ PRI Let's Disconnect to Connect
Best Use of Digital: The Face Shop ‒ The Face Shop Limited-Edition Disney Collection Launch
Best Use of Digital: Macy's ‒ Macy’s Double 11, Nov 2016: How Macy’s Beat their China Online Sales Target Within Five Minutes of Going Live

CIPRA

Gold

Corporate Social Responsibility: Volkswagen Group China ‒ VGC Child Safety Initiative 2016

Silver

Product Communication: Citic Bank ‒ CITIC Bank Credit Card Center 2016 China – U.S. Tourism Year Integrated Communication Project

Bronze

Corporate Social Responsibility: Ruder Finn Shanghai‒ Organ Donation Day National Promotion Campaign
Culture and Sports Communications: Wrigley China ‒ Wrigley Extra “Powerful Smile-of-China
Public Communications: Wrigley China ‒ Wrigley China Anti-Littering Education
Product Communications: Clarins ‒ Clarins U can V

17pr Gold Flags Awards

Gold

Most Influential Campaign of the Year: CITIC Bank ‒ CITIC Bank FIFA2018 World Cup Visa Credit Card’ Launch and World Cup China Tour
Community Relations: CITIC Bank ‒ CITIC Bank Credit Card Center 2016 China – U.S. Tourism Year Integrated Communication Project
Corporate Social Responsibility: Wrigley China ‒ Wrigley China Anti-Littering Education Campaign

7th China Charity Festival

Winner

Charity Communication of the Year: Wrigley China ‒ Mars Wrigley “Littered-gum” Campaign
Charity Campaign of the Year: Wrigley China ‒ Mars Wrigley “Littered-gum” Campaign

In2 SABRE Awards

Certificate of Excellence

Digital and Print Media: Singapore Changi Airport ‒ Singapore Changi Airport-Earned Media Helped Boost Market Growth
Asia Social Media Platforms: Singapore Changi Airport ‒ Singapore Changi Airport- Increasing Mind Share to Stay on Top
Broadcast Media: Royal T Group ‒ Say Cheese to LiHO
Media Partnership: Royal T Group ‒ Say Cheese to LiHO

Sabre Asia Pacific Awards

Diamond Shortlist

Brand Building: Volvo China ‒ Global Sustainable Infrastructure and Connectivity Summit
Measurement and Evaluation: Prudential ‒ Understanding What is Most Important to Customers in Asia: Launching the Prudential Relationship Index

Gold Shortlist

Greater China: Singapore Changi Airport ‒ Singapore Changi Airport-Increasing Mind Share to Stay on Top Connectivity Summit
India Sub-Continent: Visa ‒ Less Cash More Money For India
Multi Country: Visa ‒ Visa Rallies Cross-Nation Support for Successful 2016 China-U.S. Year of Tourism
Executive Positioning: ZEISS China ‒ ZEISS China: Optics and Beyond ZEISS China
Corporate Media Relations: Royal T Group ‒ Say Cheese to LiHO
Digital Campaign: Prudential ‒ PRI Let's Disconnect to Connect
Marketing to Women: The Face Shop ‒ THE FACE SHOP Creative Campaign Twist Rocks the Internet
Automotive: Volkswagen Group China ‒ Volkswagen Child Safety Initiative 2016
Fashion and Beauty: Audemars Piguet ‒ The Art of Watchmaking Exhibition
Restaurant and Food Service: Electrolux ‒ #UglyIsTheNewGood
Technology Consumer: Steinway & Sons ‒ STEINWAY SPIRIO The 2016 Greater China Tour

Dragons of Asia Awards

Bronze Dragon. Best Use of Public Relations: Prudential ‒ Prudential Relationship Index
Black Dragon. Best Integrated Marketing Campaign: Hennessy ‒ Hennessey & Meal China Campaign

Finalist

Digital: Prudential ‒ Prudential Relationship Index

IPRA Golden World Awards

Shortlist

Social Media for PR: Prudential ‒ PRI Let's Disconnect to Connect
Launch of a New Product: Steinway & Sons ‒ SPIRIO: The world's finest high resolution player piano
Event Management: Steinway & Sons ‒ SPIRIO: The world's finest high resolution player piano

Mumbrella Awards

Finalist

Insight: K. Wah Group ‒ Soho East Pet Ice Cream Festival
Innovation: Sino Group ‒ VR@SaiKung
Collaboration: Prudential ‒ Prudential Relationship Index
Social Idea of the Year: Pacific place ‒ Nutella @ Pacific Place
Culture: RFI Hong Kong

Gold Standard Awards

Shortlist

Government Affairs: Volvo China ‒ Global Sustainable Infrastructure and Connectivity Summit and Volvo Group’s White Paper on Transport Solutions and Connectivity
Stakeholder Engagement: Singapore Changi Airport ‒ Singapore Changi Airport-Increasing Mind Share to Stay on Top
Corporate Citizenship: Wrigley China ‒ Anti-Littering Education Campaign

2016

CIPRA Awards (China)

Silver, Healthcare communication, AstraZeneca - AZ Respiration Health Program
Silver, Internal Communication, AstraZeneca - AZ Internal Communication
Silver, Public Communication, Volkswagen Group China - “Childhood Protection, Child Safety First” 2015 China Child Road Safety Campaign

Mob-Ex Awards (Singapore)

Gold, Best Solution – mCommerce, Happy Fresh - Grocery Shopping on-the-go
Silver, Best Campaign – CRM Loyalty and Engagement, Happy Fresh - Grocery Shopping on-the-go
Silver, Best Campaign – Mobile Launch /Re-Launch, Happy Fresh - Grocery Shopping on-the-go
Gold, Best Campaign – Mobile Launch /Re-Launch, Grab - GrabCar, Changing the transport scene in Singapore
Silver, Best App – Consumer Brand, Grab - GrabCar, Changing the transport scene in Singapore

Marketing PR Awards (SEA)

Gold, Best Product Re-launch PR Campaign, Grab - Introducing GrabCar to Singapore
Finalist, Best Insights-Driven PR Campaign, Happy Fresh - Grocery Shopping on-the-go

(PRWeek) PR Awards Asia

Winner, PR Agency Head of the Year -Elan Shou, EVP & MD, RF Greater China
Shortlist, PR Agency Head of the Year - Anne Geronimi, VP & GM RF Hong Kong
Shortlist, In-House PR Team of the Year - Volkswagen Group China China PR Team, RF wrote the entry
Shortlist, Public Education Campaign of the Year, AstraZeneca - Respiration Health Programme Creates Powerful Coalition
Shortlist, Southeast Asia PR Consultancy of the Yea, RF Singapore
Shortlist, Brand Development Campaign of the Year (Service), Grab - Strengthening the Grab Brand

Dragons of Asia Awards

Finalist, Johnnie Walker House - Two Masters Celebrate Scottish Heritage: The John Walker Philip Lawson Johnston Limited Edition

AP Communication Awards

Shortlist, Mobile Communications & Social Apps, Baxter China - Baxter China's Digital Plant Tour

SABRE Awards Asia Pacific

Winner, Sabre Individual Achievement Award, Jean Michel Dumont, Charmain RFA -
Finalist, Community Relations, Wrigley China - Wrigley 'Bin It IN' Anti-littering Education
Winner, Employee Communications, AstraZeneca China - AstraZeneca's Internal WeChat Account Case
Finalist, Corporate Social Responsibility, Volkswagen Group China (VGC) - Building a Self-Sustaining Football Culture in China
Finalist, Social Media Campaign, Sephora - Sephora Kiss Me Balm Social Media Campaign
Finalist, Food and Beverage, Johnnie Walker House - Two Masters Celebrate Scottish Heritage: The John Walker Philip Lawson Johnston Limited Edition
Finalist, Pharmaceuticals, AstraZeneca China - AstraZeneca Creates Powerful Coalition to Tackle One of China’s Most Pervasive Wellness Problems
Finalist, Industrial/Manufacturing, Volvo China - Sustainable Cities Forum and Launch of White Paper on Sustainable Transportation by Volvo Group
Finalist, Associations, Cotton Incorporated & Cotton Council International - "Mian is..." Campaign: The Cotton Pop-up Show

In2 Sabre Awards

Winner, Digital News Room, Porche - Porsche Digital Newsroom Project
Certificate of Excellence, Best Use of Asian Social Platforms, Wrigley China - Wrigley 'Bin It IN' Anti-littering Education

PAA Gold Standard Awards

Finalist, Government Relations, Volvo Group, Sustainable Cities Forum and White Paper on Sustainable Transportation
Finalist, Professional Excellence, Wrigley China, “Bin-It-In” Anti-Littering Campaign

APAC Insider

Winner, Best in Public Relations 2016, Riuder Finn Asia

2015

CIPRA

Winner, Best Young PR Professional of the Year, Chole TIAN, RF Beijing
Winner, Best PR Professional Manager of the Year, Penny WANG, RF Thunder Shanghai
Winner, Best Team of the Year, Ruder Finn Beijing Luxury Car team

17PR Gold Flag Awards

Bronze (Winner), Digital Communicator of the Year, AstraZeneca China, RF Asia - Integrated social media program for Respiratory diseases education

PR Week Asia Awards

Bronze (Winner), Media Relations Campaign of the Year, GrabTaxi, RF Asia - Rides made awesome
Bronze (Winner), Best use of broadcast/ video, Cotton Incorporated, RF Asia - "Mian is" campaign KOL serial videos
Winner, Greater China PR Consultancy of the Year, Ruder Finn China
Finalist, Arts, Entertainment & Media Campaign of the Year, Ruder Finn China - Cartier Time Art Exhibition
Finalist, PR Professional of the Year, Jefferson Hous, RF China
Finalist, PR Agency Head of the Year, Elan Shou, Ruder Finn Greater China
Finalist, PR Agency Head of the Year, Jean-Michel Dumont, Ruder Finn Asia

SABRE Awards Asia Pacific

Winner, Consumer Consultancy of Asia-Pacific, Ruder Finn Asia
Gold, Automotive, GrabTaxi, RF Asia - Changing the Way Millions of People Commute
Finalist, Superior Achievement in Brand building, Cotton Incorporated, RF Asia - "Mian Is" Touch of Cotton, Touch of True Me
Finalist, Corporate Image, Cartier, RF Asia - Cartier Time Art Exhibition

IN2 Sabre Awards

Winner, Digital Video, Cotton Incorporated, RF Asia - "Mian Is" Touch of Cotton, Touch of True Me

Mob-Ex Awards

Bronze, CRM Loyalty and Engagement, GrabTaxi, RF Asia - Beating the Biggest Competitor - fixed human behavior

Marketing PR Awards

Gold, Best Product Launch Campaign, GrabTaxi, RF Asia - Beating the Biggest Competitor - Fixing Singapore's taxi-to-passenger matching system
Silver, Best Consumer PR Campaign, GrabTaxi, RF Asia - Beating the Biggest Competitor - fixed human behavior
Finalist, PR Agency of the Year SEA, Ruder Finn Singapore

Marketing, PR & Communications Awards (UK)

Winner, Best Global PR Agency, Asia Pacific - Ruder Finn Asia
Winner, Innovation in Global Communications, Asia Pacific - Ruder Finn Asia

Marketing Events Awards

Gold, Best Product Launch, Cartier, RF Asia - Cartier Time Art Exhibition

AI Sector Performance Awards (UK)

Winner, China PR Agency of the Year, Ruder Finn China
Winner, Public Relations Agency of the Year, Ruder Finn Asia

Dragons of Asia Awards

Bronze, Young Dragons of Asia, Gregory Cole, Ruder Finn Hong Kong
The Order of Excellence Black Dragon Awards, Best Event or Experiential Marketing Event, Cartier, RF Asia - Cartier Time Art Exhibition
The Order of Excellence Black Dragon Awards, Best Cause, Charity Marketing or Public Sector Campaign, Wrigley, RF Asia - Wrigley: Bin It IN, You Make a Difference

Global Sabre Awards

Finalist, Global Consumer Agency of the Year, Ruder Finn Asia

PAA Gold Standard Awards

Winner, Consultancy Professional of the Year, Jean-Michel Dumont, Ruder Finn Asia
Finalist, Consultancy Professional of the Year, Elan Shou, Ruder Finn Gretaer China
Finalist, In-Country Consultancy of the Year, Ruder Finn China

2014

CIRPA Awards

Shortlist, Internal Communications Campaign, Ruder Finn

Asia-Pacific Sabre Awards

Winner, Consumer Consultancy of the Year, Ruder Finn
Winner, Best Team of the Year, Ruder Finn Asia - Health & Wellness Team

CIRPA Awards

Winner, Young PR Professional of the Year, Vicky SUN, RF Thunder Shanghai

Effie Awards

Shortlist, Good Works by Brands, Wrigley China, RF Asia - Wrigley's Bin It! Program

Sabre Awards Asia Pacific

Winner, Consumer Consultancy of Asia Pacific, Ruder Finn Asia
Gold Sabre, Pharmaceutical, Sanofi China, RF Asia - Sanofi FRIEND Project - Breast Cancer Patient Support
Finalist, Superior Achievement in Brand-Building, Grab Taxi, RF Asia - Beating the Biggest Competitor - fixed human behavior
Finalist, Financial Service, CSR, Visa China, Rf Asia - Visa Financial Literacy Alliance
Finalist, Automotive, Volkswagen Group China, RF Asia - VW Leadershihp Elevates Sports Car Culture in China

PAA Gold Standard Awards

Finalist, Stakeholder Engagement, GrabTaxi, RF Asia - GrabTaxi: Beating the Biggest Competitor – fixed human behaviour