Tag Archives: british airways

Critics round on BBH for BA ad’s London Calling

I don’t know what The Clash, punk heroes from the 1970s and ’80s made of British Airways, but it’s hard to see them as natural supporters of the flag-flying airline then helmed by (Lord) John King, a Thatcherite former car ...

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Publicis Groupe buys all of Bartle Bogle Hegarty

Publicis Groupe has followed its deal to buy Neogama BBH in Brazil with the long-awaited (but still surprising) move to buy the 51 per cent of Bartle Bogle Hegarty held by founders Nigel Bogle and Sir John Hegarty and other ...

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BBH plays it safe with BA Olympics campaign

You rarely get a bad ad out of Bartle Bogle Hegarty but..this isn’t one either. Sometimes the point in advertising is not to drop the ball, as we’ve remarked before, and BBH doesn’t with this second ad in its Olympics ...

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Can anyone catch AMV/BBDO in the UK? Maybe fast-rising BBH can

A lot of people would tell you that it matters not a jot who is the biggest agency in any country, ranked by media billings. Creative agencies don’t spend the media money and, in the YouTube age, fees don’t necessarily ...

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Will M&C Saatchi take Etihad to Manhattan?

M&C Saatchi executives have been grumbling into their cappuccinos for years about losing the British Airways account to Bartle Bogle Hegarty. BA was the account that made M&C pssible (or gave it lift off anyway) when it followed Charles and ...

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London creative star Matt Follows heads to Clemenger BBDO Sydney

British freelance writer and director, and former award-winning copywriter, Matt Follows is joining Clemenger BBDO Sydney as a creative director under ECD Paul Nagy. Follows, who won a Cannes Gold for British Airways at M&C Saatchi and a D&AD pencil ...

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Former BA marketer Kerris Bright appoints Euro RSCG to find a lavatory solution for Ideal Standard

We’re paraphrasing a bit here but Ideal Standard (now led by former British Airways marketer Kerris Hughes) has appointed Euro RSCG in London to handle ‘integrated marketing communications.’ Ideal Standard is best-known for its porcelain lavatories but it now describes ...

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