George Prest quits DLKW Lowe

George Prest has resigned from his role as the executive creative director of DLKW Lowe.

Prest: resigns from his role as the executive creative director of DLKW Lowe
Prest: resigns from his role as the executive creative director of DLKW Lowe

Prest, who has been leading the agency’s creative department since Delaney Lund Knox Warren merged with Lowe last year, does not have another job to go to.

DLKW Lowe will now kick off a search for his replacement, however in the short-term the agency’s two deputy executive creative directors, Tom Hudson and Steve Boswell, will step up to take on Prest’s duties.

Prest began his career at Bartle Bogle Hegarty, before joining Lowe London as a senior copywriter in 2004.

He was promoted to creative director in 2008, but left the agency a year later to take on the executive creative director’s role at DLKW.

When DLKW merged with Lowe last July, Prest was appointed as the executive creative director of the new agency.

While at DLKW, Prest was responsible for overseeing new campaigns for Marstons, Halifax and Morrisons. During his career he has also created the "le sacrifice" ad for Stella Artois and the "anti-fit" campaign for Levi’s.

Greg Delaney, the chairman of DLKW Lowe, said: "We’d like to thank George for all that he has achieved here in helping to improve the standard of our creative output, firstly at DLKW and latterly through our merger with Lowe. We wish him all the best for the future." 

Become a member of Campaign from just £46 a quarter

Get the very latest news and insight from Campaign with unrestricted access to ,plus get exclusive discounts to Campaign events

Become a member

Looking for a new job?

Get the latest creative jobs in advertising, media, marketing and digital delivered directly to your inbox each day.

Create an Alert Now

Partner content


1 Stop and stare at what these nine brands did for the eclipse

You don't have to shield your eyes from social media during an eclipse - brands from DoubleTree by Hilton to Pizza Hut have found creative ways to capitalise on the total solar eclipse.


1 Job description: Digital marketing executive

Digital marketing executives oversee the online marketing strategy for their organisation. They plan and execute digital (including email) marketing campaigns and design, maintain and supply content for the organisation's website(s).