(April 12, 2001) -- Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Akron, Ohio, has awarded its $60 million advertising account to Omnicom Group's Goodby
, Silverstein & Partners, San Francisco. Other finalists included Omnicom's GSD&M, Austin, Texas, and Omnicom Group's BBDO
and Interpublic Group of Cos.' McCann-Erickson Worldwide, both in New York. The incumbent was WPP Group's J. Walter Thompson, Detroit. -- Alice Z. Cuneo
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