Brown-Forman

How This Man Duped a String of Ad Agencies and Almost Got Away With It

The advertising model was broken, and Bill Grizack knew how to fix it.

Accounts in Review: NBA, Nordstrom Find New Shops for Creative, Media

Reunited and it feels so good. Steve Stoute's Translation will work again with the NBA's Pam El, as the New York agency landed lead creative responsibilities for the league. Stoute […]

MediaVest Ends the Year With a Shot of Jack Daniels

A year that began bitterly with the loss of Microsoft, is ending sweetly with some Jack Daniels, as MediaVest has landed global media responsibilities for Jack Daniels' parent company Brown-Forman, the spirits company has confirmed.

Accounts in Review: Cadillac Finds a New Home as Brown-Forman Ends Its Search

For the fifth time in eight years, Cadillac has hired a new lead agency. Eighteen months after a team of Interpublic Group agencies took the reins, the brand shifted its […]

Accounts in Review: CarMax’s Selection Comes Down (Quickly) as NBA Finalists Await Decision

It's rare but it happens. Just a day after the last pitch in CarMax's creative review, the used car retailer quickly selected a new lead agency: McKinney. It was the […]

Accounts in Review: American Family Insurance Picks an Agency as Finalists Pitch CarMax

Months after splitting with Ogilvy & Mather, American Family Insurance this week found a new home. The New York office of BBDO will lead creative efforts for the big-spending insurer, […]

Accounts in Review: U.S. Army Starts Search as American Family Insurance Winds Down

The U.S. Army has begun a review of all of its marketing services, an account with annual media spending of at least $180 million that's now shared by units of […]

Accounts in Review: NBA, Brown-Forman Pick Finalists

It's crunch time in several searches right now. Reviews involving the NBA, Brown-Forman spirits and Diageo's Johnnie Walker are all down to a final few, with presentations slated for the […]

Here Are the 4 Finalists in Brown-Forman’s Media Review

Four agencies are preparing for final presentations in Brown-Forman's global review of its media business. Beyond the incumbent—UM—the contenders are Maxus, MediaVest and Zenith Media, confirmed Russel Wohlwerth, principal of External View Consulting Group, the Los Angeles-based consultancy managing the search.

Accounts in Review: As Infiniti (Finally) Ends, Two Media Reviews Heat Up

Infiniti lived up to its name. Seven weeks after final pitches and 10 months after laying the groundwork for its global creative review, the luxury automaker finally selected a new […]