Bartle Bogle Hegarty is one of the world’s most famous creative advertising agencies. Founded in 1982 by British ad men John Bartle, Nigel Bogle and John Hegarty, BBH has produced campaigns for many of the world’s most illustrious brands.
BBH has offices in London, New York, Sao Paolo, Singapore, Shanghai, Mumbai and Los Angeles and employs 1000 staff worldwide.
The agency continues to work with its founding client, Audi, and still uses the original “Vorsprung durch Technik” line in its campaigns. The agency produces work for clients
such as Diageo, Unilever, British Airways, Google and Audi, that span all media and types of content. The agency also builds its own brands through its brand ventures company – Zag. The agency’s 28 year relationship with Levi’s produced some of the most iconic advertising in history including “Launderette” and “Flat Eric”. BBH campaigns have produced 9 number one hit singles.
BBH was given the Queen’s Award for Export Achievement in 1996 and 1997 in recognition of its global expansion success. John Hegarty was knighted in 2007 for his services to the advertising industry and awarded the first “Lion of St Mark” by the Cannes Festival of Creativity in 2011.
BBH’s success has been founded on its belief in creativity and making its clients’ brands famous. In the first quarter of 2012, BBH won Agency of the Year at the Webby Awards for digital work on Google and ASOS Menswear. The London office is currently Agency of the Year as voted by Campaign magazine, the ARROWS (the British Television Advertising Awards) and Creative Review magazine.