PHD has been awarded the global media planning and buying business for Unisys, a provider of systems integration, outsourcing, and infrastructure and server technology. This win resulted from a joint pitch with boutique agency Strawberry Frog.
Unit 7, the Omnicom-owned CRM agency, has won three new pieces of business from three new clients. Unit 7 has been named the consumer agency to handle the launch of Shire Pharmaceutical's Daytrana brand -- a patch for children with ADHD. Advertising and relationship marketing will debut later this year. The agency was also awarded a global branding positioning and communications assignment from Bayer's diagnostics division. New work will break next year. Lastly, Unit 7 will develop DRTV advertising for ESPN's mobile sports phone service. New spots will air this summer.
L'Oréal Paris has named R/GA as its worldwide interactive agency of record. R/GA will handle the interactive advertising duties for all L'Oréal Paris categories - cosmetics, skincare, haircolor and haircare. The agency was awarded the account following a six-month review. The work will include brand campaigns, global web presence, eCRM programs, and emerging media, such as mobile marketing and interactive television.
MassMutual Financial Group has selected Mullen as its agency of record to handle integrated marketing communications, including advertising, direct-response, and interactive marketing. Mullen's mediaHUB unit will handle media planning and buying. Mullen succeeds Lowe Worldwide, a fellow IPG company, which served as MassMutual's lead agency since 1999. Mullen will be responsible for brand positioning, creative development and media strategy. The account is valued at $15 million.
Mercedes-Benz has awarded its global 2007 C-Class account to CLM/BBDO, Paris. The account is valued at $45 million.
Worldwide sign and graphics company, FASTSIGNS International has tapped Moroch Partners for a project, an expanded role for the agency that will include research, brand positioning, media strategies and creative development. Spending was not released.
Draft Chicago has been awarded a portion of the Chicago Tribune's direct marketing business. The agency will develop subscriber analysis programs and segmentation and win-back strategies for the newspaper. Spending was not released.
Global strategic branding company Enterprise IG US have been awarded HP's global brand identity and strategy business. Stone Yamashita Partners, San Francisco previously handled the account. Spending was not released.
Dassault Systèmes, a provider of software applications and services in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management markets, has selected pushtwentytwo as its agency of record supporting web-based marketing campaigns for the Americas. Spending was not revealed.