HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has assigned its creative mandate to McCann Worldgroup India. The account will be managed from the agency's New Delhi office. While there has been no official announcement yet, sources have confirmed the news.
This development coincides with McCann Worldgroup India becoming the number one advertising agency in India as per the Gunn Report 2018. The report which is a global index of creative excellence in advertising has also ranked the agency amongst the top ten agencies in Asia Pacific region. However, the agency was ranked thirty-two in the top agencies (worldwide), 2018 list. McCann Worldgroup India was the only Indian agency to feature in this list and secured 238.2 points.