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UNILEVER AWARDS CORPORATE BRAND BUSINESS TO OGILVY & MATHER

Unilever today announced that it has awarded its corporate brand development business to Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide. This move marks a change in development of the brand from early strategic work which Fallon London were responsible for, to the development of a campaign across multiple communication channels.

The Global account will be managed out of O&M’s London office, which is already extensively involved in Unilever’s business, working on brands such as Dove, Hellmann’s and Ponds.

Keith Weed, Unilever CMO said, “It is an exciting time for Unilever's most important brand and we are delighted to be working with Ogilvy & Mather. Their skills are a good fit for the multi-disciplinary nature of the Unilever Brand work and the global scale of the project.”

The strategic work Fallon has been working on is complete and Unilever is now working with Fallon to ensure a smooth transition to O&M.

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