Lincoln Financial placed its $30 million advertising account in review. Incumbent Martin/Williams will defend.
Beyer & Associates will handle strategic and creative duties as well as media planning and buying for the Caterpillar AccessAccount.
Leo Burnett has been awarded creative and media chores on the $10 million Metromix account. The agency bested Digitas and DDB for the win.
Virgin Airways placed its creative and media account in review. The $5 million account was previously handled by Crispin Porter + Bogusky, who will not defend.
Bartle Bogle Hegarty was awarded creative duties on Miller Brewing's Miller Lite account. Crispin Porter + Bogusky previously handled the account. The agency bested Saatchi & Saatchi and Young & Rubicam for the win.
Fry Hammond Barr was selected by H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute to provide an integrated communications program including public relations, brand management and advertising throughout Florida and nationally.
Verizon consolidated the majority of its $1.9 billion advertising and media work with McCann Worldgroup. The company narrowed its agency roster of 20 down to 10.
Publicis was awarded creative duties on the $80 million Sylvan account. The agency bested incumbent Doner for the win.
Young & Rubicam, McCann-Erickson and Gardner Nelson & Partners are finalists in the running for Smith Barney's $35 million creative and media account. Incumbent Hill Holliday did not defend.
U.S. Cellular awarded Publicis & Hal Riney creative duties on its $50 million advertising account. Doner previously handled the account.