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Possible London appoint former Google business leader Jo Hagger as its first ever UK Managing Director.

Jo Hagger, EMEA business partner at Google, has joined WPP’s Possible as UK managing director. Based in the London office, Hagger will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the agency when she starts on 5 June. Jagger will liaise closely with Lizzie Snell, another new arrival as head of client services, in a role which will put her people … Continued

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How to be a great candidate…

We spend a great deal of time focusing on the importance of how you join an organisation and the impression you make in those critical on-boarding weeks. Equally, there is much advice available about how to resign and exit a business with credibility and dignity intact. But what about the way to manage your job search and the companies and … Continued

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M&C Saatchi London Names Giles Hedger of FCB Inferno as Its New Chief Executive Officer

The London office of M&C Saatchi announced that Giles Hedger, a veteran of the FCB and Leo Burnett organizations, would be its new chief executive officer. When he starts in the summer, Hedger will be in charge of setting the direction of M&C Saatchi, which has been without a chief executive since Tom Bazeley left in August last year. Hedger … Continued

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IPG Mediabrands Global CEO Henry Tajer Leaves Agency

IPG Mediabrands global CEO Henry Tajer is set to leave the business after just two years, to move back to Sydney. According to a report, Tajer will not be replaced as CEO at the holding company’s media agency network. He will return to Sydney for what the memo suggests are family reasons, while Philippe Krakowsky, chairman of IPG Mediabrands, will … Continued

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How to Talk About a Short Job Stint in Interviews

What a world it would be if we could all strut into interviews feeling completely confident and qualified. But, if you’ve ever job hunted before, you know this typically isn’t the way things work. Instead, there’s usually at least one pesky, negative thought that keeps echoing around in your brain, causing you to feel as if you aren’t quite good … Continued

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The Martin Agency’s managing director Olivia Browne to replace Natalie Graeme at Grey London

Grey London has poached The Martin Agency’s managing director Olivia Browne to replace Natalie Graeme at the WPP agency. Browne fills the final spot on the creative agency’s executive management team, following Graeme’s departure last year alongside chairman and chief creative officer Nils Leonard and chief executive Lucy Jameson. Having joined The Martin Agency in April 2016 as its first … Continued

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Claire Cootes promoted to MD at Lida

Lida has promoted managing partner Claire Cootes to managing director of its London agency, replacing Jonathan Goodman who has been appointed founding partner of Lida New York. In her new role Cootes will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the agency and report to chief executive Victoria Fox. She will drive the agency’s culture and its expanded offering for … Continued

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Havas Group appoints Peter Mears as chief operating officer of media business

Havas Group named Peter Mears as chief operating officer for Havas’ network of media agencies. Mears will oversee operations and strategy of all Havas media units. Mears will also work closely with Yannick Bolloré, chief executive Of Havas Group, to further promote integration. On the heels of the company’s recent merging of its creative and media divisions into one client-centric model, … Continued

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Spring Clean Your CV

Spring has well and truly sprung here at Simply360! We’re loving the lighter evenings and slightly warmer days. Of course, it wouldn’t be spring without a good old spring clean – here are our top tips for keeping your CV fresh! Cut the Clutter. If you listed every job you’ve ever had—including that three-month stint as a barista in college … Continued

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BBH promotes Karen Martin to deputy MD

BBH London has promoted Karen Martin to Deputy Managing Director. She will work with Managing Director Adam Arnold sharing operational management tasks within the agency. Martin joined BBH in April 2016 after 14 years in Australia. She has spent the last year working on the agency’s Tesco account, which she will continue to oversee alongside her new management responsibilities. Her … Continued

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