Grant McCann Erickson was founded by Sri Lankan media personality Reggie Candappa and is currently led by his daughter Neela Marikkar. For the last few decades Grant has been one of the top advertising solution companies in Sri Lanka.Is McCann a part of McCann Worldgroup?
McCann is part of McCann Worldgroup, along with several other agencies, including direct digital marketing agency MRM//McCann, experiential marketing agency Momentum Worldwide, healthcare marketing group McCann Health, branding firm FutureBrand, and public-relations and strategic-communications agency Weber Shandwick.What does McCann Erickson do in Mad Men?
In the AMC series Mad Men, an executive at McCann Erickson is introduced in Season 1 as showing great interest in poaching Don Draper away from Sterling Cooper. This attempt is ultimately unsuccessful but McCann would feature as a background adversary to Sterling Cooper for most of the series.When did McCann Erickson become IPG?
On October 2, 1930, IPG was founded in New York City as McCann-Erickson, when H.K. McCann Co. (founded in 1911) and Erickson Co. (founded in 1902) merged. At the time, it was the largest agency in the ad industry.