Half-Term Reports: McCann London

Campaign asked the ad and media industry to rate and summarise their performance so far in 2013, ahead of our School Reports for 2014. Here's how McCann London view the first six months of their year.

Score (self-awarded): 6

Number of staff: 241

New business / billings: 7.8m

Summary of the year so far: "We had a ripping start to the year and we’re starting to have some fun as an agency. We won some new clients: Nature Valley, Zurich, London Live, Harrods and a place on the much coveted Government roster. We were also pleased to pick up a Yellow Pencil at the D&AD awards for our LOCOG Games Makers campaign, and a REV award for our work on X-box. Former ECD’s Rob Doubal and Lolly Thomson were promoted to Co-Presidents of the agency and Zaid Al-Zaidy was brought in from TBWA as the new Chief Strategic Officer to join Copas and Manzoor on the management team. We also hired some great new Creative heads: Sanjiv Mistry & Jamie Mietz and Mark McCall & Rich Dorey, to help us on our mission. There’s a good vibe in the air and we’re looking forward to looking forward. Oslo, our gerbil, remains healthy. "

Awards won so far in 2013: "D&AD – yellow pencil, LOCOG Games Makers Rev Award - Halo 4 Live ad, winner: entertainment & media category "



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