Ogilvy Employees Petition their $12.7 Million Contract with Customs and Border Protection

Ogilvy employees are furious over the NYC-based advertising agency’s $12.7 million contract with US Customs and Border Protection.  A leaked recording of a meeting between the firm’s CEO, John Seifert, and its public relations representatives reveals the staff’s discomfort with “[working] with companies that are allowing children to die and that are running concentration camps.”  Even employees of an agency that has controversially advertised for BP, Coca-Cola, Boeing, and tobacco companies are drawing a line here. They explain that this