Accenture names UM as new global media partner

UM is now Accenture’s new global media agency of record, replacing incumbent MEC. Accenture will leverage UM’s expertise in building personalized, cross-channel media strategies that integrate and optimize digital, mobile, social media. Roxanne Taylor, Accenture’s chief marketing and communications officer disclosed that teaming up with UM will allow the company to use bold, innovative ways across a range of platforms and channels to reach and engage clients around the world. UM joins a roster of agencies, which includes TBWA Worldwide, DigitasLBi, Landor, and Interbrand, that Accenture has tapped as it looks to create an “integrated, cross-channel approach.”