BDH/TBWA's creative director, Ken Davies, has left the agency after
failing to secure the top creative post in a management restructure.
The agency considered Davies and the joint creative director, Danny
Brooke-Taylor, for a single creative director post. Brooke-Taylor was
selected for the role, prompting Davies to leave BDH to find another
Davies joined BDH as a junior art director before being promoted to head
of art in 1989. He became creative director in 1998. His work includes
TV spots for Solvite, Cussons and Focus Do it All.
BDH has also promoted the managing director, Neil Griffiths, to the role
of group managing director. He will develop the agency's marketing
services operation and work with clients on closer co-operation with
other TBWA Group companies.
Carol Smith is promoted to the role of managing director and will assume
responsibility for the day-to-day running of the agency. Nick Brookes
takes the role of deputy managing director.
Brooke-Taylor said: "I just want to make our clients famous, our peers
respectful and ourselves proud."
Bryn Butler, the chief executive of BDH/TBWA, said: "We are delighted
that we are promoting such a strong team. We are confident of the new
wave of energy and ideas they will bring to the agency."
BDH/TBWA clients include Cussons, Nissan, Focus Do it All and Crown
Account wins this year include Wickes and Reg Vardy.