Saab Cars USA, Norcross, Ga., named the Martin Agency
, Richmond, Va. its new agency of record. Other contenders for the estimated $50 million account were incumbent Angotti, Thomas, Hedge, New York, and Hal Riney & Partners, San Francisco. Martin is owned by Lowe
Group, whose Stockholm unit handles all Saab work outside the U.S. Both Martin and Angotti are part of Interpublic Group of Cos.
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