Global Media Agency of the Year: How OMD Became the One to Beat in 2014

And landed Johnson & Johnson's $1 billion account

Mainardo de Nardis remembers the day in 2009 when he first showed up in his new boss's office. Omnicom Media Group CEO Daryl Simm told incoming OMD global CEO de Nardis that one of his key priorities should be landing Johnson & Johnson's media business in the U.S. (No pressure there, right?) It wasn't just about solidifying an existing global OMD relationship with a massive marketer like J&J, but de Nardis needed to bring in the biggest-spending region for a worldwide client.