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BBDO ATL Atlanta, United States Full Service

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Network Description

BBDO has been in business since 1891, when George Batten first opened a one-room advertising agency, the Batten Co., at 38 Park Row in New York City. The agency merged with BDO (Barton, Durstine & Osborn) in 1928 to become BBDO. Over the following decades, BBDO became one of the world's leading creative agency networks. Dedication to our craft is summed up in the BBDO mantra: The Work. The Work. The Work. The Atlanta office was established in 1951 and has now grown into the seventh largest BBDO office worldwide. 

 

Trade Organizations

Advertising Research Foundation (United States)
American Advertising Federation (United States)
Business Marketing Association (United States)
Direct Marketing Association (United States)
Mobile Marketing Association (United States)

Contacts

New Business

Michael Hunter
EVP, Chief Marketing Officer

michael.hunter@bbdo.com

Human Resources

Debbie Lindner
EVP, Chief People Officer

debbie.lindner@bbdo.com

Team

Number of Employees: 225
Drew Panayiotou
President and CEO

David Sackin
EVP, Director of Insights & Analytics

Wil Boudreau
EVP, Chief Creative Officer

Sara Jones
EVP, Chief Financial Officer

Ashley Alsup
EVP, Chief Strategy Officer

Peter Bunarek
EVP, Account Management

Tim Wilson
SVP, Digital Creative Director

Alok Nath
SVP, WorkBench Director

Debbie Lindner
EVP, Chief People Officer

debbie.lindner@bbdo.com
Doug Walker
EVP, Management Director

Michael Hunter
EVP, Chief Marketing Officer

michael.hunter@bbdo.com

Campaigns

  • Advertiser: Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Brand: Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Name: Superbowl 2015
  • Advertiser: Bayer HealthCare LLC
  • Brand: Bayer CropScience
  • Name: Poncho Votivo
  • Advertiser: AT&T Inc.
  • Brand: at&t
  • Name: AT&T- My Journey
  • Advertiser: AT&T Inc.
  • Brand: at&t
  • Name: AT&T- In My Day
  • Advertiser: Georgia Lottery Corporation
  • Brand: Georgia Lottery
  • Name: Instant Holiday Games
  • Advertiser: AT&T Inc.
  • Brand: at&t
  • Name: Work For Will
  • Advertiser: AT&T Inc.
  • Brand: at&t
  • Name: It's Not Complicated
  • Advertiser: Recreational Equipment, Inc.
  • Brand: REI
  • Name: 1440 Project
  • Advertiser: AT&T Inc.
  • Brand: at&t
  • Name: AT&T
  • Advertiser: Carter's
  • Brand: Carter's
  • Name: Count on Carter's
  • Advertiser: Rei
  • Brand: REI
  • Name: Love of the Outside
  • Advertiser: Rei
  • Brand: REI
  • Name: Interactive Work
  • Advertiser: Rei
  • Brand: REI
  • Name: Interactive Work
  • Advertiser: ING Group
  • Brand: ING
  • Name: ING
  • Advertiser: Rei
  • Brand: REI
  • Name: Find Out
  • Advertiser: Rei
  • Brand: REI
  • Name: Augmented Reality
  • Advertiser: Peace Corps
  • Brand: Peace Corps
  • Name: Peace Corps
  • Advertiser: Embassy Suites Hotels
  • Brand: Embassy Suites Hotels
  • Name: More More
  • Advertiser: Florida Department of Citrus
  • Brand: Florida Orange Juice
  • Name: Take On The Day
  • Advertiser: Peace Corps
  • Brand: Peace Corps
  • Name: 8,000 Miles
  • Advertiser: Peace Corps
  • Brand: Peace Corps
  • Name: Hear a Calling
  • Advertiser: Bayer HealthCare LLC
  • Brand: Bayer Advanced
  • Name: DuraZone
  • Advertiser: Voya Financial
  • Brand: VOYA
  • Name: Retirement
  • Advertiser: Voya Financial
  • Brand: VOYA
  • Name: Butterfly
  • Advertiser: AT&T Inc.
  • Brand: AT&T
  • Name: Mobilizing Your World
  • Advertiser: AT&T Inc.
  • Brand: AT&T
  • Name: Network Guys
  • Advertiser: Zoo Atlanta
  • Brand: Zoo Atlanta
  • Name: Beastly Feast
  • Advertiser: Georgia Lottery Corporation
  • Brand: Georgia Lottery
  • Name: Any Jackpot Is A Good Jackpot
  • Advertiser: American Red Cross
  • Brand: American Red Cross
  • Name: PrepareSoCal
  • Advertiser: American Red Cross
  • Brand: American Red Cross
  • Name: Don't Be This Babysitter

Awards

Award Distinction Category Brand Year
London International Awards - LIA Silver Public Service/Social Welfare American Red Cross 2014
London International Awards - LIA Bronze Copywriting American Red Cross 2014
International ANDY Awards Bronze Public Service American Red Cross 2014
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze Elements of Advertising- Copywriting Carter's 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Best of Show REI 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Gold Consumer/Trade Campaign AT&T 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Gold Consumer/Trade Single AT&T 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Gold TV Single at&t 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Gold TV Single at&t 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Gold TV Campaign AT&T 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Gold TV Single at&t 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Gold TV Single at&t 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Gold Elements of Advertising- Digital Creative Technology- Responsive Design REI 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Gold Digital Advertising- Social Media REI 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Gold Digital Advertising- Micro Sites REI 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Silver Radio Bayer CropScience 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Silver Radio Bayer CropScience 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Silver Consumer/Trade Single Embassy Suites Hotels 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Silver Consumer/Trade Single AT&T 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Silver Consumer/Trade Single AT&T 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Silver Elements of Advertising (Visual/Illustration) at&t 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Silver Elements of Advertising (Visual/Illustration) at&t 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Silver Digital Advertising Campaign at&t 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Silver Digital Advertising at&t 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Silver TV Single AT&T 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Silver TV Single at&t 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Silver TV Single at&t 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Silver TV Single AT&T 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Silver TV Single at&t 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Silver TV Single at&t 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Silver Digital Advertising REI 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Silver Digital Advertising REI 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze TV Campaign Florida Orange Juice 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze TV Campaign Florida Orange Juice 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze Consumer/Trade Campaign Embassy Suites Hotels 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze Consumer/Trade Single Embassy Suites Hotels 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze Digital Advertising Embassy Suites Hotels 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze Consumer/Trade AT&T 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze Consumer/Trade Single AT&T 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze Consumer/Trade Single AT&T 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze Elements of Advertising (Visual/Illustration) AT&T 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze Consumer/Trade AT&T 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze Consumer/Trade Single at&t 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze Consumer/Trade Single at&t 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze Consumer/Trade Single at&t 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze Consumer/Trade Single AT&T 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze Integrated Campaign at&t 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze Digital Advertising at&t 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze Digital Advertising at&t 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze Micro Sites at&t 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze TV Single at&t 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze Radio Georgia Lottery 2013
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze TV Single Georgia Lottery 2013
ACT Responsible Tributes American Stroke Association 2007
ACT Responsible Tributes American Stroke Association 2007
ACT Responsible Tributes National Multiple Sclerosis Society 2004
ACT Responsible Tributes National Multiple Sclerosis Society 2004
ACT Responsible Tributes National Multiple Sclerosis Society 2004
Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Silver Lion Public Awareness Messages Save the Children 2004
Show South Gold Best In Show National Multiple Sclerosis Society 2004
Show South Gold Best In Show National Multiple Sclerosis Society 2004
Show South Gold Best In Show National Multiple Sclerosis Society 2004
ACT Responsible Tributes Save the Children 2003
ACT Responsible Tributes Georgia Breast Cancer Organization 2003
American Advertising Awards, ADDY Gold ADDY Campaign: Four-color Panama Tourism 2003
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Gold Special Olympics 2002
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Gold Special Olympics 2002
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Gold Special Olympics 2002
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Bronze Georgia Breast Cancer Organization 2002
ADDY Awards - Atlanta Citation of Excellence The American Red Cross 2001
Atlanta Creative Club ShowSouth Merit Special Olympics 2001
Atlanta Creative Club ShowSouth Merit Special Olympics 2001
Atlanta Creative Club ShowSouth Merit Special Olympics 2001
London International Awards - LIA Finalist Television/Cinema: Direction - Visual Carolina Power & Light 2000

Clients

Advertiser Brand Business Sector Type of Work since
American Red Cross Corporate
2011
AT&T Inc. AT&T
2004
Bayer Crop Science Corporate
2009
Bayer Environmental Sciences Professional Products
2011
Bayer HealthCare LLC Natria
1999
Carnival Cruise Lines Corporate Transport, Travel and Tourism
2014
Carter's Corporate
2012
Embassy Suites Hotels Corporate
2008
Florida Department of Citrus Orange Juice
2010
Foot Locker Corporate
Georgia Lottery Corporation Corporate
2006
Georgia-Pacific Gypsum
2008
Hormel Foods, LLC. Corporate
ING Group Corporate
2004
Metro Atlanta Chamber Chamber of Commerce
2014
Rei Corporate
2007
SC Johnson Corporate
2012
Starbucks Corporation Corporate
Zoo Atlanta Corporate
2012