Agency of the Year

Leo Burnett
BBDO TOPS
GROCER’s LIST
EthnicGrocer.com selected BBDO Chicago for its
$10-15 million account. The Evanston, Ill.-based Internet startup offers ethnic recipes and international food delivery. BBDO’s task is to position and launch the site.
See page 4.
3 shops test
LANDing gear
Chicago agencies
J. Walter Thompson and FCB Worldwide will compete with TBWA/Chiat/Day, New York, for $50 million in ad duties on a new Internet travel site being developed for
a spring launch by
air carriers United, Delta, Northwest
and Continental.
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cl’s PALUTA
PROMOTED
Roman Paluta is
the new director of account management at Minneapolis-based Carmichael Lynch.
He takes over duties once handled by
managing partner John Colasanti, who has seen his responsibilities grow since COO Lisa Meyer left.
See page 6.
PENTAMARK
taps CLIENT
Martin R. Levine will leave DaimlerChrysler to lead PentaMark, the company that oversees the BBDO Worldwide shops
that service the automaker’s account.
See page 5.
Ryan’s Song
In his 16 years of advertising, dennis Ryan has written numerous beer ads, mostly for Anheuser-Busch. But now, the
ECD has switched brands. Jenn Goddu profiles the man who hopes to put Miller Genuine Draft–and
J. Walter Thompson
in Chicago–on the map. Plus, New Campaigns and Barbara Lippert.
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