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An ad agency CEO sued Omnicom's DDB, alleging he was 'exploited' to win a $4 billion US Army contract

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement New York ad agency Hero Group sued Omnicom-owned agency DDB in federal court this week, alleging DDB "exploited" Hero to win the US Army contract and didn't pay it for two years of work.
The suit filed in the Northern District Court of Illinois stems from a $4 billion Army account that DDB won in 2018 and claims misrepresentation, breach of contract, and fraud. The suit is seeking $100 million in damages based on an estimate of the revenue Hero Group would have earned if it worked with DDB on the entire 10-year contract, the suit claims.
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