Patrick Coffee

Patrick Coffee

Patrick Coffee is a senior editor for Adweek, where he specializes in covering agencies, brands and industry trends. He is editor of Adweek's AgencySpy blog and Industry Bulletin.

Carmichael Lynch to Help Oil Giant Phillips 66 Navigate ‘Changing Consumer Behaviors’

The IPG shop takes over marketing for Phillips 66, 76 and Conoco, which had been with Venables Bell & Partners.

Applebee’s Picks Grey as Its Third Agency of Record in Less Than 2 Years

The WPP shop beat out Argonaut and BBDO San Francisco in the final round of the review.

Havas Is Shaking Up Its North American Leadership as Part of a New Regional Strategy Worldwide

The agency has dropped its American CCO and is naming 2 U.S. execs as co-chairmen for North America.

Helix Picks Eleven to Help Introduce Consumers to the Future of DNA Sequencing

The company looks to lead a growing industry based on 'genomics,' which uses individual DNA profiles to create personalized products and experiences.

All Detergent Chooses DDB New York as Its Creative Agency of Record After a Review

The brand had been with another Omnicom shop, Merkley+Partners, which will remain its digital agency of record.

This Indie Film Company Is Seeking an Ad Agency to Handle Its $350 Million Marketing Budget

Byron Allen's film distribution company is in expansion mode. It plans to release 17 films this year.

Carmichael Lynch’s New CEO Promises to Further a Culture of ‘Collaboration and Integration’

The creative agency and its PR sister shop Carmichael Lynch Relate have begun working together more closely across accounts.

This Ad Agency Bucked Industry Trends and Acquired a Consultancy

Independent creative agency Barkley purchased XperienceLab to expand its offerings for existing clients.

Blackstone Group Doubles Down on Ad Industry Investment as John Bernbach Becomes Chairman of Ai Media

John Bernbach, whose father Bill was the B in DDB, brings more than 45 years of ad industry experience to the new role.

Soylent Hopes Its New Spokesbot Helps Increase Brand Awareness Outside the Tech Community

W+K's design engineering group The Lodge will lead the meal-replacement brand's efforts to educate consumers about its products.