BBDO Worldwide Inc. at a Glance


  • Prestigious to work for within the advertising industry. Considered a gold resume builder
  • Creativity, good ideas are rewarded
  • Company remains one of top agencies even during challenging economic times


  • Hectic pace can make juggling professional and personal obligations a challenge
  • Workload can become overwhelming

The Bottom Line

  • BBDO Worldwide remains an important stop on any advertising professional's resume. Experience here gives ad professionals a key advantage when jumping to new positions in the industry. Workers here, though, should expect constant pressure to produce top-quality work. Long hours and a large workload are also hazards of the job.

About BBDO Worldwide Inc.

This alphabet soup of advertising begins here. As the flagship agency of media conglomerate Omnicom Group, BBDO Worldwide offers creative development services for some of the world's top brands using television, print, and other media. BBDO Worldwide also provides campaign planning and management services, as well as other brand promotion services. The firm's Atmosphere Proximity unit offers interactive marketing services in North America. BBDO's clients have included such heavy hitters as AT&T, FedEx, and PepsiCo (including the famous "Pepsi Generation" campaign). It operates through some 290 offices in about 80 countries, featuring outposts like Abbott Mead Vickers, Barefoot Proximity, and Proximity London.

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BBDO Worldwide Inc.

1285 Avenue Of The Americas Fl 5
New York, NY 10019-6069
Phone: 1 (212) 459-5000
Fax: 1 (212) 459-6866


  • Employer Type: Subsidiary
  • President and CEO: Andrew Robertson
  • President and CEO, BBDO New York: John B. Osborn
  • President and CEO: Andrew Robertson
  • Employees: 10,000

Major Office Locations

  • New York, NY

Other Locations

  • Pasadena, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Boston, MA
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Saint Louis, MO
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Santo Domingo Oeste, Dominican Republic
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