Numbers compiled by Marcom research house COMvergence in its New Business Barometer for the first half of 2020 show PHD Australia topping the league with $US53 million in new business (excluding retentions).

PHD Australia chalked up the biggest new business win of H1 2020 when it won the $A39 million Spotlight Group media account in May, following a competitive tender process.

Omnicom Media Group, with $US69 million in new business, topped the media agency group pitch league for the first half of 2020.

In Australia, all accounts whose monitored spending was greater than $US1million were taken into consideration.