Ex-Ogilvy Executives Win National Peanut Board

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After an agency review that held few surprises, the National Peanut Board awarded its marketing business to Steve Saari and Bob Coyle.

The two former Ogilvy & Mather and J. Walter Thompson executives will manage the advertising portion of the $8-9 million business as an Atlanta affiliate of Lawler Ballard Van Durand in Birmingham, Ala.

The Atlanta-based NPB, which promotes the interests of farmers across the South and Southwest, also selected Golin/Harris here to provide public relations support.

Creative director Saari and account manager Coyle [Adweek, Oct.

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