Half-Term Reports 2013: BBH

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 BBH view the first six months of their year.

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Score (self-awarded): 8

Number of staff: 454

New business / billings: n/a

Summary of the year so far: "BBH has hit the ground running with six pitch wins in the first half and no losses. All international brands, all multi-market. Tele2, Pirelli, Bang & Olufsen, Clark's, Christies, Philadelphia. Creative highs: multiple Cannes award winning integrated and global Axe Apollo, to send guys into space; Barclays ""You vs Unconditional Love"; Weetabix ""Sibling Rivalry""; Guardian "Margaret Marmite""; Robinson's ""Pals""; Robinson's ""Wimbledon"" (waited 4 years to run that one); Tango ""BodyBuilders""; St John Ambulance Film & Interactive; Mentos Fresh News customisation platform and the Google Hangouts/Penguin Storytime collaboration. Effectiveness still at the heart, we were the most awarded UK agency at the Marketing Society Effectiveness Awards with wins for BA, Axe and Refuge. Succession management still key we promoted Mel Exon to Chief Digital Officer, Jason Gonsalves and Jonathan Bottomley to Joint Chief Strategy Officers. We were the highest placed agency in Sunday Times Best Companies and we’re Campaign Darts champions! "

Awards won so far in 2013: "Creative Circle Refuge ""Don't cover up"" Lauren Luke – Grand Prix Creativity USA A List - Top ten agencies in the world Sunday Times Best Companies to Work for - highest placed UK agency (32) British Arrows - Agency of the Year for a record 7th time and 16 golds Luerzers Archive - Most published Agency of the Year D&AD - Silver for Guardian 3LittlePigs and 2nd most awarded agency in the world Clios - Grand Prix For Guardian 3LittlePigs Cannes - 10 lions Marketing Society Effectiveness Awards – most awarded UK agency. Knighthood for Nigel Bogle Campaign Darts Champions! "