George Patterson Y&R
George Patterson Y&R is an advertising agency based in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Australia, and Auckland, Wellington, New Zealand, part of the Y&R agency network. The agency began as Catts-Patterson, an advertising agency founded in 1918. George Patterson Advertising was formed in 1934. The company was George Patterson Bates in the 1990s and became George Patterson Y&R in 2005 after WPP bought the agency’s owner The Communications Group (TCG) and merged the agency with Y&R’s operations in Australia.