German electronics giant Siemens has invited McCann Erickson
, Berlin, and Springer & Jacoby, Hamburg, both part of Interpublic Group of Cos.; Omnicom Group's TBWA
, Duesseldorf; and Publicis, Frankfurt to pitch for a corporate global campaign. ... WPP's MindShare won Danone Group's $80 million media account for Italy in a pitch against incumbent Carat
, Omnicom's OMD
and others. ... Springer & Jacoby won the estimated $10 million to $12 million European account for Knauf, a $3.6 billion German building-materials company. S&J International, Amsterdam, will be the lead agency.