(April 20, 2001) -- The Los Angeles office of WPP Group's MindShare has been awarded the worldwide media agency of record account for Symantec's Consumer Products and Enterprise Solutions divisions. The Cupertino, Calif.-based Internet security company is well-known for creating software such as the Norton Antivirus program. The $50 million account will be overseen by MindShare Los Angeles, with regional operations based in Australia, Europe and Japan. The assignment is the Los Angeles shop's first win since opening as a stand-alone office in January. -- Richard Linnett
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