Omnicom consolidating agencies 2016
Sister agency DDB also moved up one ranking to number six with the global win for SEAT, part of the Volkswagen Group.
Amongst media agencies, Omnicom’s Hearts & Science took on their second client after P&G in AT&T, but the win was still not enough to move sister agency PHD off the number one position.
It’s a different story from Wavemaker.” That is a reference to the rival WPP media agency that has been formed by the global merger of Maxus and MEC, which led to the loss of some jobs.
Rocket’s 70 staff and all of its clients, which include UKTV, Freeview, Stonewall and Thames Water, will transfer to Hearts & Science UK.
Frances Ralston-Good, the chief executive of Hearts & Science UK, will be in charge of the expanded agency with 130 staff and £150m billings, with over £100m coming from Rocket.
BBDO charged into the top spot of R3’s global new business chart for July with AT&T’s consolidation with Omnicom.
The agency jumped 50 places to the first position amongst creative and digital shops.