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MEC Europe, Middle East and Africa, London

  • 1 Paris Garden
  • London SE1 8NU
  • United Kingdom
  • Phone: (+44) 20 7803 2000
  • Fax: (+44) 20 7803 2018

Philosophy & Competitive Advantages

We have a stretching global ambition:
“To be our clients’ most valuable business partner, famous for inspiring people and exceptional results.”

If you like ordinary, we’re not for you.

If ‘beyond comfort’ thrills you, if ‘expanding possible’ attracts, then you’ll do your best work here.
You’ll do it because we’ll provoke you, challenge you and unashamedly ask for more.
We believe there are no limits for passion, imagination and wonder. And it’s only when we explore the unknown that we can truly thrive.
That's why we're so passionate about investing in our people to help them thrive collectively and individually.
We’ll reach out and help you explore the uncharted because that’s where ideas flourish. It’s where people and brands grow.
You owe it to yourself and we owe it to our clients. It’s the MEC way.
Don’t just live. Thrive. 

 

Network Description

Our cohesive global network is led from our regional HQs in London, New York, Singapore and Miami.

MEC manages more international media assignments than any other network, coordinated by our Global Solutions teams through 12 worldwide client hubs. 

Trade Organizations

European Association of Communications Agencies (Belgium)

Contacts

New Business

Ian Redman
EMEA Business Development Director
Phone: (+44) 20 7803 2000
info.emea@mecglobal.com

Personnel

Number of Employees: 5000
Alastair Aird
Chief Operating Officer
Phone: (+44) 20 7803 2000
Alastair.Aird@mecglobal.com
Ian Redman
EMEA Business Development Director
Phone: (+44) 20 7803 2000
info.emea@mecglobal.com
Carl Fremont
Global Chief Digital Officer

Campaigns

  • Advertiser: Colgate-Palmolive Company
  • Brand: Colgate Optic White
  • Name: The First Hybrid Ecosystem
  • Advertiser: Johnson & Johnson Corporation
  • Brand: Compeed
  • Name: Compeed
  • Advertiser: Nestlé
  • Brand: Kit Kat
  • Name: Kit Kat Comedy Break Show
  • Advertiser: Paramount Pictures
  • Brand: Bad Grandpa
  • Name: Bad Grandpa
  • Advertiser: Visa International
  • Brand: Visa
  • Name: MEC Global Solutions and VISA - Moments of Speed
  • Advertiser: Halifax plc
  • Brand: Halifax
  • Name: MEC United Kingdom and Halifax, Homefinder App
  • Advertiser: Everything Everywhere
  • Brand: EE/Guardian
  • Name: MEC United Kingdom and EE/Guardian Witness
  • Advertiser: CSC Brands, L.P.
  • Brand: Campbell's
  • Name: MEC Australia and Campbell's - TimTam Orchard
  • Advertiser: Paramount
  • Brand: Paramount
  • Name: MEC Australia and Paramount - Paranormal Activity 4
  • Advertiser: KFC Corporation
  • Brand: KFC
  • Name: Add Hope
  • Advertiser: MEC
  • Brand: MEC
  • Name: MEC @ Cannes
  • Advertiser: MEC
  • Brand: A&I
  • Name: Analytics & Insight
  • Advertiser: Nestlé-Purina PetCare Company
  • Brand: Friskies Cat
  • Name: Cats' Eyes
  • Advertiser: Paramount Pictures
  • Brand: The Dictator
  • Name: The Dictator
  • Advertiser: Lloyds Banking Group
  • Brand: Lloyds TSB
  • Name: Lloyds TSB
  • Advertiser: Department of Health
  • Brand: Department of Health
  • Name: Stoptober
  • Advertiser: Chevron Corporation
  • Brand: Caltex
  • Name: Driving Change
  • Advertiser: CSC Brands, L.P.
  • Brand: Arnott's
  • Name: TimTam
  • Advertiser: Multiple Sclerosis International Federation
  • Brand: The Sclerosis Society
  • Name: Pennies From Heaven
  • Advertiser: Morrisons
  • Brand: Morrisons
  • Name: Let's Grow

Awards

award Distinction Category Brand Year
Deutscher Mediapreis 2014 Winner Media-Idea: Print Daimler Trucks 2014
Dubai Lynx 2014 Bronze Best Integrated Content Campaign Kit Kat 2014
European Sponsorship Association (ESA) awards Gold Professional Development Award 2014
European Sponsorship Association (ESA) awards Gold Business to Consumer Media Morrisons Ant and Dec 2014
European Sponsorship Association (ESA) awards Highly Commended Business to Consumer Low Budget Danske Bank 2014
Facebook Studio Awards Winner Facebook Studio Awards Nestle 2014
Festival of Media (Global) Bronze Consumer Research Award 2014
Festival of Media (Global) Silver The Effectiveness Award Public Health England 2014
MENA Digital Awards Silver Best Digital Integrated Campaign Nescafe 2014
MENA Digital Awards Gold Best Use of Video Kit Kat 2014
MENA Digital Awards Bronze Branded Content Lynx 2014
The Sunday Times Best Company to Work For Ranked at 44 Best company to work for 2014
Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity Bronze Best Integrated Content Campaign Kit Kat 2014
Campaign Media Awards Highly Commended Media & Entertainment EE GuardianWitness 2013
Campaign Media Awards Highly Commended Financial, Corporate & Utilities Halifax 2013
Campaign Media Awards Winner Best Public Sector and Charity Campaign Public Health England 2013
Cannes Lion Bronze Best Use of Social Media Lloyds Banking Group 2013
Cannes Lion Bronze Design Urban Ears 2013
Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Bronze Best Use of Special Events and Stunts/Live Advertising KFC 2013
Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Silver Best Use of Mobile Devices Small Vertriebs 2013
Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Silver Best Use of Special Events and Stunts/Live Advertising Small Vertriebs 2013
Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Gold Press Land Rover 2013
Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Bronze Press Land Rover 2013
Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Silver Press American Garden Coconut Juice 2013
Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Silver Press Land Rover 2013
Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Bronze Best Use of Branding Content and Sponsorship Geox Amphibiox 2013
Econsultancy’s Third UK's Top 100 Digital Agencies’ 2013
Effie Awards Bronze TBA Mercedes-Benz 2013
Effie Awards Bronze TBA EDP 2013
Effie Awards Bronze Telecommunications Orange 2013
Effie Awards Bronze OTC Novartis 2013
Effie Awards Silver Retail Jeronimo Martins 2013
Effie Awards Silver Digital Nivea 2013
Effie Awards Gold Long Term Marketing Excellence Orange 2013
Effie Awards Gold Food DANONE 2013
Effie Awards Bronze Small Budget DANONE 2013
Effie Awards Bronze Food/Snack Nestle 2013
Effie Awards Bronze Marketing Big Idea Hungarian Telekom 2013
Effie Awards Bronze B2B Hungarian Telekom 2013
Effie Awards Silver Retail Hervis 2013
European Search awards Winner Best SEO Campaign Halifax 2013
European Search awards Winner Best Local Campaign Lloyds Banking Group 2013
Festival of Media Gold Braves/Branded Content KFC 2013
Financial Services Forum Awards Winner Sponsorship Lloyds Banking Group 2013
Financial Services Forum Awards Winner Best Integrated Consumer Lloyds Banking Group 2013
Grand Prix du Brand Content Gold Banking and Insurance category Visa 2013
Hollis Sponsorship Awards Winner Sponsorship Newcomer United Biscuits 2013
Hollis Sponsorship Awards Winner Sponsorship Continuity DANONE 2013
Hollis Sponsorship Awards Winner Consultancy of the Year 2013
IAB Creative Showcase Winner IAB Creative Showcase Mercedes-Benz 2013
IAB MIXX Awards Bronze Best Social Media Brand Mercedes-Benz 2013
IAM Mixx Awards Winner Media Agency of the year 2013
IPA Awards CPD Accreditation Platinum CPD (Continuous Professional Development) 2013
Lovie Award Bronze News and information EE GuardianWitness 2013
Lovie Award Silver Mobile and Applications EE GuardianWitness 2013
Lovie Award Winner People's Choice EE GuardianWitness 2013
Masters of Media AMMA Awards Silver Best Media strategy Mercedes-Benz 2013
Media & Marketing Awards Winner Media Agency of the year 2013
Media & Marketing Hungary #12 Top 50 Most Influential People in Media Janos Gulyas 2013
Media 360 Winner Agency of the Decade 2013
Media Award Bronze Creative Media Hervis 2013
Media Week Awards Bronze Econometrics category 2013
Media Week Awards Bronze Small Collaboration category Paramount 2013
Media Week Awards Gold Media Idea - Small Morrisons Ant and Dec 2013
Media Week Awards Gold Media Idea - Large Morrisons Ant and Dec 2013
Media Week Awards Gold Best Media Launch Public Health England 2013
Media Week Awards Gold Best International Category Visa 2013
Meios & Publicidade Winner Media Agency of the Year 2013
MPA Awards Winner Rising Star Award Lisa Thompson 2013
MPA Awards Winner Innovation Cross and Blackwell 2013
News Group Bronze Digital Mercedes-Benz 2013
News Group Bronze Small Mercedes-Benz 2013
News Group Bronze Standard Mercedes-Benz 2013
News Group Bronze Large Format Mercedes-Benz 2013
ORF (Austrian Broadcasting Association) Bronze Digital Orange 2013
ORF (Austrian Broadcasting Association) Gold Radio Hervis 2013
Outdoor Media Awards (OMA) Silver TBA SABMiller 2013
Paramount Media Excellence Awards Grand Prix Best Campaign Paramount- The Dictator 2013
Polish Association of Public Opinion and Marketing Research Winner Certificate of Quality 2013
Prolific North Awards Winner Media Agency of the year 2013
SAPO Awards Gold Best Digital Media Plan Mitsubishi 2013
Sponsorship and Event Association Winner Rightsholder of the year Mercedes-Benz 2013
The Media Online Winner 40 under 40 Erica Gunning 2013
The Mobile Show Middle East (Mobies) Winner Best Mobile Ad Campaign Ford 2013
The Plannertarium - Channel 4 Winner Rising Stars: Future of TV Planning 2013
The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For Winner #1 Media Agency, Ranked #42 2013
UK Social Media and Communications Award Winner Best use of social media to Research and Evaluate Next Generation Social Insight Initiative 2013
Webstarfestival Winner Sport and Recreation PKN ORLEN VERVA 2013
Wpped Cream Silver Media Public Health England 2013
Wpped Cream Gold Media Idea - Small Lloyds Banking Group 2013
Wpped Cream Silver Media KFC 2013
EURO EFFIES / EACA Euro Effies Finalist Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Lamisil 2008
EURO EFFIES / EACA Euro Effies Finalist Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Lamisil 2008
EURO EFFIES / EACA Euro Effies Finalist Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Lamisil 2008
Eurobest Eurobest Silver Charities, Public Health & Safety & Public Awareness Messages The Sclerosis Society 2008
EURO EFFIES / EACA Euro Effies Finalist Product/Service Launch Sony Ericsson 2007
EURO EFFIES / EACA Euro Effies Finalist Product/Service Launch Sony Ericsson 2007
EURO EFFIES / EACA Euro Effies Finalist Product/Service Launch Sony Ericsson 2007
EURO EFFIES / EACA Euro Effies Finalist Product/Service Launch Sony Ericsson 2007
EURO EFFIES / EACA Euro Effies Finalist Product/Service Launch Sony Ericsson 2007
EURO EFFIES / EACA Euro Effies Finalist Product/Service Launch Sony Ericsson 2007
EURO EFFIES / EACA Euro Effies Finalist IT/Telco Sony Ericsson 2006
EURO EFFIES / EACA Euro Effies Finalist IT/Telco Sony Ericsson 2006
EURO EFFIES / EACA Euro Effies Finalist Financial Services Visa 2006
EURO EFFIES / EACA Euro Effies Finalist Financial Services Visa 2006
EURO EFFIES / EACA Euro Effies Finalist Financial Services Visa 2006
EURO EFFIES / EACA Euro Effies Finalist Financial Services Visa 2006
EURO EFFIES / EACA Euro Effies Finalist IT/Telco Sony Ericsson 2006
EURO EFFIES / EACA Euro Effies Finalist IT/Telco Sony Ericsson 2006
EURO EFFIES / EACA Euro Effies Finalist IT/Telco Sony Ericsson 2006
Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Media Lion Best Use of Sponsorship Specsavers 2004
EURO EFFIES / EACA Euro Effies Finalist IT/Telco Sony Ericsson 2004
EURO EFFIES / EACA Euro Effies Finalist IT/Telco Sony Ericsson 2004

Clients

Advertiser Brand Business Sector Type of Work since
Accenture Accenture
Activision Blizzard Activision Blizzard
AT&T Inc. AT&T Inc.
Beiersdorf AG Beiersdorf AG
BlackRock BlackRock
Chanel Chanel
Citigroup Global Markets Inc. Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
Colgate-Palmolive Company Colgate-Palmolive Company
CSC Brands, L.P. Campbell's
Daimler AG Daimler AG
Henkel AG & Co. Henkel AG & Co.
IKEA IKEA
Johnson & Johnson Corporation Johnson & Johnson Corporation
Marriott International Marriott International
Orange Orange
Paramount Paramount
SABMiller Plc SABMiller Plc
Visa International Visa International
Xerox Corporation Xerox Corporation