Chemical Group Names Semifinalists

ATLANTA Six agencies have advanced in the review for the American Chemistry Council’s $50 million ad account.

The semifinalists, according to Dan Pearlman, managing partner and co-CEO at Bob Wolf Partners/TPG in Los Angeles, which is conducting the search, are DDB in Chicago and New York agencies Grey Global Group’s Grey, Interpublic Group’s McCann-Erickson, WPP Group’s Ogilvy & Mather and Young & Rubicam, and Havas’ Euro RSCG MVBMS Partners.

A cut to two or three finalists will be made following agency visits by the Arlington, Va.-based client the week of Jan. 27. A decision is expected in April.