Author Archives: Paul Simons

Paul joined Cadbury-Schweppes in brand management and then moved to United Biscuits. He switched to advertising in his late 20s, at Cogent Elliott and then Gold Greenlees Trott. He founded Simons Palmer Denton Clemmow & Johnson in the late 80s, one of the leading creative agencies of the 90s. Simons Palmer then merged with TBWA to create a top ten agency. Paul then joined O&M as chairman & CEO of the UK group. After three years he left to create a new AIM-quoted advertising group Cagney Plc. He is now a consultant to a number of client companies. Paul also shares his thoughts on his blog. Visit Paul Simons Blog.

Paul Simons: why it’s time to wake up to GDPR

On May 26 this year a major cat will be released amongst the feeding pigeons. It goes by the name of GDPR or the General Data Protection Regulation, and it applies EU wide including the UK. In a nutshell it ...

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Paul Simons: why Dave Trott is my ad hero

In the first of a new series – My Ad Hero – Simons Palmer founder and former Ogilvy UK chairman Paul Simons chooses one-time GGT colleague Dave Trott   My interpretation of the title is: who is top of the ...

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