McCann Worldgroup Claims the 2019 Global Agency of the Year Crown for the First Time in Almost 2 Decades

The shop found a new sense of purpose after an especially big loss at the end of 2018

a group of people looking at each other and smiling
After the U.S. Army left the shop in 2018, McCann Worldgroup came back with a fresh sense of self. Photography by Emily Winiker for Adweek

“We screwed up,” admits Harris Diamond, CEO of McCann Worldgroup, sitting in his loftlike New York office in Midtown Manhattan.

This story first appeared in the Dec. 2, 2019, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.
@Minda_Smiley minda.smiley@adweek.com Minda Smiley is an agencies reporter at Adweek.
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