NEW YORK – UM, an Interpublic Group Media Agency, today announced that it will continue its relationship as Johnson & Johnson’s North American full service media agency. J3, the agency dedicated to the Johnson & Johnson brands, will continue to lead the account in its New York and Toronto locations.

This follows a media review within EMEA where UM expanded its relationship to include Southeastern Europe.

“It is a privilege to partner with Johnson & Johnson and we are thrilled to not only have retained the North American business, but to also grow and strengthen our relationship in other markets, stated Jacki Kelley, Global CEO, UM.

Johnson & Johnson has partnered with UM for its media businesses since 1973, which now includes over 20 markets.

About UM
UM (, a division of IPG’s Mediabrands, is a global marketing communications agency that represents some of the world’s leading marketers and strategic thinkers. Our clients include Chrysler, Coca-Cola, ExxonMobil, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oreal, Microsoft and Sony. As part of the Interpublic Group of Companies, UM has 151 offices in 127 countries and employs 3,600 creative thinkers and doers. UM has set out to prove that “Curiosity Works.” A performance driven agency with avid curiosity, enthusiastic collaboration and resolute accountability at its core, UM breeds a culture of curious collaborative thinkers. Yes&, for this reason, UM holds itself to a higher standard where the opportunity to take an idea further is a mandate. UM is consistently ranked as a top-ten global media network. A leader in advanced analytics, UM was named the 2011 “Media Analytics Agency of the Year” by Media Magazine.

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