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: here’s advertising’s future in the new model era

If we could stand back from the world and look backwards and forwards we might get a clearer perspective of what is happening in the world of advertising and marketing; to some not a particularly worthy consideration for intelligent people ...

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Paul Simons: a more modest Cannes this year – perhaps

The various comments regarding the profligacy of Cannes declining seemed far-fetched from our short car journey yesterday evening. We had taken our dogs for a run on the beach at Port Gallice, in the bay next to the large bay ...

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