Hi-tech agency Lewis has won a pounds 150,000 account with global
business software company Cognos.
The win followed a 12-month pitch, which involved Harvard-Centro,
Edelman and Weber Shandwick. Lewis replaces seven-year incumbent,
Insight Marketing and Communications.
'Cognos is considered the world leader in its field,' said Lewis
vice-president of operations Ilona Hitel, who will lead a team of four
and reports directly to Cognos marketing-communications director Cheryl
After reporting a record performance last month, Hitel claims this
account win is further proof that Lewis is bucking market trends.
'Against a backdrop of redundancies in bigger-named agencies and gloomy
IT sector news, we have been going from strength to strength,' she
The agency has also recently been appointed on a pounds 250,000 brief by
web hosting company Attenda, and has won an account with IT firm Onyx
for a pan-European roll out.