In a document filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Bcom3 disclosed it had hired Ernst & Young, effective May 23. Ernst & Young handles audits for Publicis Groupe, which is expected to complete its acquisition of Bcom3 this summer.
Meanwhile, interactive agency
Andersen continues to lose clients in the wake of the Enron Corp. scandal. Last week, WPP Group replaced Andersen with Deloitte & Touche, which acquired part of Andersen's London practice.
Earlier this week, Andersen announced Ernst & Young would acquire a large portion of its New York-based operations, including its advertising industry practice.
Andersen currently also handles auditing for Omnicom Group and Havas; both companies have said they are considering replacements.