Agency Profile

Energy BBDO, Chicago

  • 225 N. Michigan Avenue Suite 1500
  • Chicago, Illinois 60601
  • United States
  • Phone: (312) 337-7860

Philosophy & Competitive Advantages

Founded in 1932, Energy BBDO is a full-service advertising agency based in Chicago and a unit of BBDO Worldwide, the most awarded agency network in the world. Energy BBDO functions as a highly creative and nimble boutique with all the benefits of a vast agency network. The agency’s philosophy is “Energize People. Energize Brands.®” and demonstrates the belief that only through powerful connections with consumers can a brand thrive. Energy BBDO creates award-winning and sales-driving marketing for clients including Wrigley, Bayer, Anheuser-Busch, PepsiCo, and Rosetta Stone. 

Network Description

BBDO’s mantra is “The Work. The Work. The Work.” Thousands of people in 287 offices in 79 countries work day by day, campaign by campaign, and client by client, to create and deliver the world’s most compelling commercial content. BBDO is currently Network of the Year at Cannes, the world's most awarded agency network in The Gunn Report, the most awarded global agency network across every marketing communications discipline in The Big Won report and Agency of the Year at the digital Webby Awards. The future looks bright too: BBDO is also Network of the Year in the 8th annual Young Guns Awards, which recognize the work of young and emerging creatives. BBDO is part of Omnicom Group Inc (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com), a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. 

Personnel

Number of Employees: 250
Kenzie Derma
VP, Director of Talent and Diversity
Phone: 312 595 2569
Larry Gies
Chief Strategy Officer
Phone: 312 595 2768
Greg Morrison
Account Director, Business Development
Phone: 312-595-2881
greg.morrison@energybbdo.com
Rowley Samuel
EVP, Head of Integrated Production

rowley.samuel@energybbdo.com
Matt Sundstrom
SVP, Director of Marketing Sciences
Phone: 312 595 2520
Tonise Paul
President & CEO
Phone: 312 595 2530
tonise.paul@bbdo.com
Jeff Adkins
Managing Director, Energy BBDO
Phone: 312 595-2599
Mark Taylor
Chief Creative Officer

Lara Tennison
SVP, Director of Energy BBDO Brand Experience
Phone: 312-595-2858
Lara.Tennison@energybbdo.com
Anne Dooley
EVP, Client Service Director

anne.dooley@energybbdo.com
Mary Day
SVP, Director of Print Production

mary.day@energybbdo.com

Campaigns

Clients

Advertiser Brand Business Sector Type of Work since
Anheuser Busch In Bev Bud Light Beers, Ciders, Lagers
  • Television & Cinema
  • Print
2013
Frito Lay Lay's, SunChips, Lay's Kettle Cooked Food
  • Television & Cinema
  • Interactive
  • Social Media
  • Print
  • Magazine
  • Packaging, Branding & Design
  • Research & Others
2011
Rosetta Stone Ltd. Rosetta Stone
  • Television & Cinema
  • Interactive
  • Print
2013
SC Johnson Ziploc, Saran, Baygon, OFF!, Raid, Autan Household Products & Maintenance
  • Television & Cinema
  • Interactive
  • Print
  • Research & Others
2011
The Quaker Oats Company Quaker Breakfast Cereal & Oatmeal, Oatmeal Cookies & Snack Bars Food
  • Television & Cinema
  • Print
2012
Bayer HealthCare LLC Aleve, Aleve Cold & Sinus, Aleve-D, Alka-Seltzer, Alka-Seltzer Plus, Bayer Aspirin, Bayer Diabetes Care, Flintstones Vitamins, Midol, One-A-Day Vitamins, Citracal, RID, Phillips, New Products Health & Pharmaceutical Products
  • Television & Cinema
  • Radio
  • Print
  • Outdoor / Out of Home
  • Interactive
  • Research & Others
  • Direct Marketing print
  • Packaging, Branding & Design
  • Promotion & Event
1997
Diabetes Care Coalition Diabetes Care Coalition Consumer & Public Services
  • Television & Cinema
  • Radio
  • Print
  • Research & Others
  • Direct Marketing print
  • Promotion & Event
2004
Wm Wrigley Jr. Co. 5, Altoids, Eclipse, Orbit, Orbit White, New Products Food
  • Television & Cinema
  • Radio
  • Print
  • Outdoor / Out of Home
  • Interactive
  • Direct Marketing print
  • Packaging, Branding & Design
  • Promotion & Event
1933

Awards

award Distinction Category Brand Year
The New York Festivals International Advertising Awards in All Media Bronze World Medal Low-budget Chicago Children's Museum 2013
International Food and Beverage Creative Excellence Awards - FAB Awards Fab Advertising Effectiveness-Integrated: Confectionery & Snacks Lay's Potato Chips 2013
TBA Partnership for a Drug-Free America 2012
TBD Oxfam America 2012
CLIO Awards Silver Product/ Service Orbit 2011
London International Awards - LIA Bronze Winner Confections/Snacks Orbit 2011
CLIO Awards Bronze Collateral Canadian Club 2009
The New York Festivals International Advertising Awards in All Media Silver World Medal Beverages Alcoholic Canadian Club 2009
The New York Festivals International Advertising Awards in All Media Gold World Medal Calendars Canadian Club 2009
ACT Responsible Tributes Darfur 2008
ACT Responsible Tributes Darfur 2008
ACT Responsible Tributes Darfur 2008
Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Bronze Press Campaign Canadian Club 2008
Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Bronze Product & Service - Sweet Foods & Snacks Lifesavers 2008
Chicago Creative Club Best In Show Print Campaign Candian Club 2008
International ANDY Awards Silver Beverage - Alcohol Campaign Canadian Club 2008
International ANDY Awards Silver Beverage - Alcohol Campaign Canadian Club 2008
International ANDY Awards Silver Beverage - Alcohol Campaign Canadian Club 2008
International Food and Beverage Creative Excellence Awards - FAB Awards FAB Award Guerilla Marketing : confectionery & snacks Wrigley's 2008
London International Awards - LIA Silver Beverages - Alcoholic Canadian Club 2008
London International Awards - LIA Silver Art Direction Canadian Club 2008
London International Awards - LIA Silver Art Direction Canadian Club 2008
London International Awards - LIA Silver Art Direction Canadian Club 2008
The One Show Silver Color: Full Page or Spread Canadian Club 2008
ACT Responsible Tributes Bob Fuller's roadside Memorials 2007
ACT Responsible Tributes Bob Fuller's roadside Memorials 2007
ACT Responsible Tributes 1st New York Dove Interactive Bob Fuller's roadside Memorials 2007
ACT Responsible Tributes Healthy Streak 2007
ACT Responsible Tributes 3rd New York Dove Print United Way 2007
ACT Responsible Tributes United Way 2007
ACT Responsible Tributes United Way 2007
ACT Responsible Tributes United Way 2007
ACT Responsible Tributes United Way 2007
ACT Responsible Tributes 2nd Cannes Dove Print United Way 2007
ACT Responsible Tributes United Way 2007
CLIO Awards Bronze Product/Service - Campaign Eclipse 2006
YoungGuns International Advertising Award Finalist TV more than 30 seconds Juicy Fruit 2005
London International Awards - LIA Finalist Print: Illustration Wrigley Juicy Fruit 2000