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Young & Rubicam LLC


2019 Vault Rankings

At a Glance


Recognized as the number one full-service advertising agency in the U.S. and number three worldwide

Pro-bono work spotlights many worthy causes with intense advertising campaigns


Company is so large that entry level employees may get lost in the mix

The Bottom Line

Young & Rubicam Inc. is a full service advertising agency which has become the world’s largest brand database and management tool.

About Young & Rubicam LLC

If you've ever felt the need to "Be a Pepper," you can thank Young & Rubicam Brands (Y&R). As the advertising and media services unit of UK-based WPP Group, Y&R has developed memorable commercial spots for many clients, including the well-known tag line of Dr Pepper. Y&R operates primarily through its flagship creative ad agency, Y&R Advertising, but it also offers consulting and marketing services through Wunderman, public relations through Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe, and digital expertise through a partnership with VML. Its Landor unit is a brand-building shop, while The Bravo Group is a multicultural advertising agency. Acquired by WPP in 2000, Y&R owns more than 190 offices in about 95 countries.

Geographic Reach

The company operates worldwide and it is very internationally focused.

Sales and Marketing

Y&R's clients have included Campbell's Soup Company, Colgate-Palmolive, Danone, Virgin Atlantic, Xerox, Revlon, GAP, Land Rover, LG, and Telefonica, among many others.

Young & Rubicam LLC

3 Columbus Cir
New York, NY 10019-8760
Phone: 1 (212) 210-3000

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
CFO: Peter Law Gisiko
EVP, Global Talent Management: William J. Manfredi
CEO: David M. Sable
Employees (This Location): 1,900
Employees (All Locations): 13,130

Major Office Locations

New York, NY

Other Locations

Los Angeles, CA
San Francisco, CA
Denver, CO
Washington, DC
Miami, FL
Chicago, IL
Boston, MA
New York, NY
Rochester, NY
Cincinnati, OH
North Wales, PA
Pittsburgh, PA
Austin, TX
Dallas, TX
Plano, TX
Seattle, WA
Guatemala City, Guatemala