Tag Archives: David Abbott

So what’s so good about AMV/BBDO?

And why should we inquire? Well, according to the new Campaign/Nielsen list of UK agency billings AMV/BBDO remains top dog (no surprise there) but, at £458m is more than one and a half times as big as number two McCann. ...

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Giles Keeble (BMP, AMV, WCRS and Leo Burnett) picks his Desert Island Ads

Giles Keeble started as a rep (account man) at JWT before moving to BMP. There Stanley Pollitt told him that JWT’s Stephen King (the co-founder of account planning with Pollitt) had wanted him to become a planner. John Webster encouraged ...

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Will the old Mad Men magic work for Tina Brown’s new Newsweek?

Creatives, sharpen your pencils. Tina Brown, editor of Newsweek and The Daily Beast, has a new challenge for you. Well, not ‘new’ perhaps; more “retro”. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hone those copy skills which you might, if you were ...

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