Why 2018 Was Such a Banner Year for Essence, Adweek’s Breakthrough Media Agency of the Year

A key investment from WPP fueled an incredible run

(L. to r.) Co-founder and chief product officer Andrew Shebbeare, global chief talent officer Jennifer Remling, global CEO Christian Juhl and North America CEO Steve Williams
(L. to r.) Co-founder and chief product officer Andrew Shebbeare, global chief talent officer Jennifer Remling, global CEO Christian Juhl and North America CEO Steve Williams Kevin Scanlon for Adweek

It takes a special kind of agency, one year after its founding, to win business for a mega tech company like Google and retain that partnership for 13 years.

This story first appeared in the Feb. 25, 2019, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.
@kitten_mouse lindsay.rittenhouse@adweek.com Lindsay Rittenhouse is a staff writer at Adweek, where she specializes in covering the world of agencies and their clients.
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