Sir John Hegarty began his career as an art director at Benton & Bowles (he was later fired) and then moved to Cramer Saatchi and Saatchi & Saatchi before helping to launch TBWA in London. He founded Bartle Bogle Hegarty ...Read More »
Will Publicis Groupe build on its £100m investment in BBH by building a fourth big agency network?
£100m and a second knighthood isn’t a bad return for building up a successful London agency and (not quite so dazzling) mini-network around the world but that’s what shareholders in BBH received for selling their remaining 51 per cent to ...Read More »
Nigel Bogle joins BBH’s knights of Kingly Street – have they forgotten about John Bartle?
Bartle Bogle Hegarty co-founder Nigel Bogle (left) has picked up a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, meaning that two of the agency’s three founders (creative director John Hegarty became Sir John a few years ago) are now officially members ...Read More »
Do grumpy old men still have something relevant to say about advertising today?
A D&AD (Design & Art Direction) member recently posted a blog about the challenges facing older people in the whacky world of advertising, in particular once 50 comes and goes. The comments have been broadly interesting, some just plain grumpy ...Read More »