Danone calls UK digital advertising pitch

The FMCG giant Danone has called a review of its UK digital advertising arrangements.

Evian: roller-skating babies campaign
Evian: roller-skating babies campaign

The appointed agency will work on Activia. The company also owns Shape, Actimel, Volvic and Evian.

Danone does not currently have a retained digital agency. Its UK above-the-line advertising is handled by Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R.

Although Danone is not historically a big spender on digital, its "roller-skating babies" ad (pictured), created by Betc Euro RSCG in July 2009, became one of the YouTube hits of last year, with more than 45 million views in the six months after it launched.

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Digital marketing executives oversee the online marketing strategy for their organisation. They plan and execute digital (including email) marketing campaigns and design, maintain and supply content for the organisation's website(s).