Lowe Howard-Spink has poached the creative duo, Andy Amadeo and
Mick Mahoney, from TBWA/Simons Palmer, the agency they joined just two
The pair are best known for the acclaimed Littlewoods Pools ’referee’
and ’Alan Hansen’ commercials, which they created at DMB&B.
At Lowes, Amadeo and Mahoney will work across a range of accounts.
Paul Weinberger, Lowes’ joint chairman and executive creative director,
said: ’They are a talented team with a very refreshing attitude to the
business - all they want to talk about is advertising ideas. That suits
us down to the ground.’
Mahoney commented: ’We had always wanted to go to Lowes. It is the best
’ideas’ advertising agency in London. We feel sorry about leaving Simons
Palmer, but when an opportunity like this comes up you have to take
Mahoney, 30, and Amadeo, 27, met through a friend while they were both
freelancing, and joined DMB&B three years ago. They previously
freelanced at BDDH and Chiat Day. At DMB&B they created campaigns for
Child Road Safety and the Department of Employment, in addition to
During a brief spell at TBWA/Simons Palmer, the pair worked on the
British Heart Foundation account and created a commercial for Goldfish.
They join Lowes in two weeks’ time.