Category: Business Development




UM has added a number of new brands to its roster this year, but it’s ended the calendar year with one more. Food delivery SkipTheDishes has selected UM as its new media AOR in Canada. SkipTheDishes – or “Skip,” as it’s nicknamed affectionately – has a unique challenge for its media agency; it claims it’s

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Levi Strauss & Co. has named Interpublic Group of Cos.’ UM as its media agency of record for the Americas following a review, three people close to the business tell Ad Age. The decision will end the San Francisco-based clothing company’s relationship with incumbent agency of record Omnicom’s OMD, which first won lead media buying and planning duties across the Levi’s North American

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As the fifth CEO of IPG Mediabrands, Daryl Lee takes over day-to-day leadership of one of the world’s biggest and most diversified media services portfolios, succeeding Philippe Krakowsky, who becomes COO of parent Interpublic, and heir apparent to Chairman-CEO Michael Roth. Lee, who most recently served as CEO of Mediabrands’ UM unit, now assumes oversight of

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UM has added a new client to its roster: Movember has selected UM as its new media agency of record for the Canadian market. UM will handle media planning and buying for the Canadian operations of the global men’s health charity, and is already working on its fall campaign. Marketing director Karli Kirkpatrick says the

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