Digital
Transformation
Festival


16 March - 24 April 2020

Our online festival is underway with a packed programme of interviews and panels. Featuring talks from the industry’s biggest brands and most innovative individuals, this event explores what digital transformation really means for marketing.

Coming Up
6 Apr 09:00 GMT / 05:00 EST

Reimagining women’s sport…what do we need to do to change the game?

FEATURING
Tom Corbett
Group Head of Sponsorships and Media at Barclays
Eniola Aluko
Sporting Director at Aston Villa W.F.C
Gabi Mostert
Creative Director at Iris
Rebecca Stewart
Senior Reporter at The Drum

Perrigo awards Wavemaker $100m Europe and Australia media account

Perrigo rewards Wavemaker £100m Europe and Australia media account

Wavemaker has won pharmaceutical company Perrigo's $100m media account for Europe and Australia.

Previously held by Publicis, WPP-owned Wavemaker took the business after a competitive pitch involving the main holding groups.

Geert Cools, Perrigo’s chief business officer for branded consumer self-care, said: “The Perrigo team is fully committed to delivering quality, affordable, self-care products that consumers and customers trust. Our European go-to-market strategy of driving ‘local jewel’ brands in multiple geographies provides a tailored self-care approach that meets the evolving needs of consumers.

"We are excited to work with Wavemaker’s culture of positive provocation and leverage the capabilities of its talented and creative team. Many elements are present for a fruitful long-term partnership between our two companies.”

The media account covers all markets across Europe where Perrigo does business, plus Australia.

Wavemaker's recently installed global chief executive Toby Jenner said: “Perrigo is an exciting company whose vision to become a leading self-care company is supported by recent changes in the consumer care category – a category Wavemaker has great experience in. We look forward to connecting more consumers to Perrigo’s high-quality products.”

Wavemaker has a few wins to its name in recent months, including the global Axa media account, Huawei across multiple markets including China, Pernod Ricard in China, Eurostar in Europe and the retention of Chevron in North America and Asia Pacific.

MediaSense handled the review for Perrigo.

Join us, it's free.

Become a member to get access to:

  • Exclusive Content
  • Daily and specialised newsletters
  • Research and analysis

Join us, it’s free.

Want to read this article and others just like it? All you need to do is become a member of The Drum. Basic membership is quick, free and you will be able to receive daily news updates.