BIMA Awards

Agency of the Year winner 2015

Rufus Leonard

Project information

Rufus Leonard was one of the first agencies onto the digital communications market in 1989 and now has one of the largest digital departments of all independent agencies. The past 12 months have been incredible for Rufus. It was fitting that they celebrated their 25th birthday with their best year in business to date.

As well as scooping some of the year’s biggest briefs, drugs more about they were voted The Drum’s number one digital agency by clients; scooped a spot in BIMA’s Hot 100; launched a brand new event platform; appeared in the press over 50 times and raised digital issues at Cannes and The Drum’s Disruption Day.

Client wins in the past 12 months include being named as lead digital agency for PizzaExpress, Stagecoach and the AA. The agency was appointed to 11 new rosters in total – with a pitch to win ratio of over 70% – for brands including Aviva, The Prince’s Trust and the University of Westminster.

The agency continues to strive to be a leader in best practice in tech in the UK and they are in the midst of designing the industry’s first ever tech specific internship in accordance with coding academy Makers Academy. The business is also moving in new and exciting ways, with a business incubator.