In the Top 300 table, (Campaign, 28 February) AC Nielsen MEAL
recorded incorrect 1996 billings for several agencies.
The McWilliams Partnership’s ACN MEAL billings figure for 1996 is pounds
2.68 million instead of the published pounds 1.34 million. The agency’s
actual ranking is 164.
The correct ACN MEAL billings figure for Mortimer Whittaker O’Sullivan
is pounds 9.62 million, which gives the agency a ranking of 75.
BMP Countrywide’s 1996 figure is pounds 0.84 million, giving the agency
a ranking of 270. The correct ACN MEAL 1996 billings figure for the
Petersen Partnership is pounds 3.26 million and the agency’s ranking is
ACN MEAL apologises for any confusion caused.
In the Leith Agency school report, we incorrectly reported that Jim
Downie was a founding member of the agency. This is not the case - he
joined the agency in 1989.