Denmark – Global toy company The LEGO Group has officially appointed Publicis One as its global media agency. The appointment follows an 18-month pitch, which included incumbent agency Initiative.

Publicis One will commence onboarding from the beginning of July, working with Initiative over a three-month period to ensure a seamless transition and continued strong presence for the LEGO® brand.

The LEGO Group has consistently connected with and inspired fans, families, and kids on the importance of play, launching campaigns as part of the “Rebuild the World” global platform, including “Play Unstoppable” and “Play is Your Superpower.” 

They will continue exploring relevant, and authentic ways to engage its audiences. Its new agency partner, Publicis One, will focus on strengthening these connections within a complex and rapidly evolving media and retail landscape.

Julia Goldin, chief product and marketing officer at The LEGO Group, said, “We were impressed with Publicis One’s depth and breadth of expertise – as well as their aligned cultural values. We look forward to working together to further enhance our ecosystem, leveraging their insights and capabilities to create engaging and meaningful experiences for our audiences. Together, we aim to inspire children and families globally, nurturing creativity and fostering learning through play.”

She added, “We would like to thank the team at Initiative/IPG for a great seven years. They have been with us every step of the way as we significantly grew the business, launched our first global brand campaign, and reached more children than ever before. We are grateful for their support and collaboration.”