Ogilvy Acquires BEN from EPB

BOSTON — Ogilvy & Mather has acquired BEN Marketing Group, a direct marketing and promotions shop with offices in Stamford, Conn., and Atlanta, from parent EPB Communications. Financial terms were not disclosed; Ben will function as an independent unit of Ogilvy.

CEO Chuck Nardizzi and co-presidents Chris Milhouse and Bruce Perlman will continue to run the 100-person agency, Nardizzi in its Stamford headquarters and Milhouse and Perlman in Atlanta office. Clients include Cambell Soup Co., Coca-Cola Co., Johnson & Johnson and International Paper.