Euro RSCG Wnek Gosper has reshuffled its management following the
departure of two senior figures in the past month.
Gary Lace, the board account director in charge of Peugeot Citroen,
recently left Euro RSCG to become client services director at TBWA
Simons Palmer (Campaign, 17 April) and Joe Boyd, Euro RSCG’s
new-business director, joined DMB&B as head of client services three
weeks ago (Campaign, 1 May).
Neither Lace nor Boyd has been replaced directly. Instead, Adrian
Simons, who led the agency’s successful Haagen-Dazs pitch and who was in
charge of the Microsoft business for four years, has been promoted to
client services director. Mark Wnek, the executive creative director,
said: ’With creative product our main priority, it was essential that we
had a champion of creative work at the client services helm.’
Euro RSCG has also promoted Ian Maynard, the head of client services, to
deputy managing director. Maynard ran the Peugeot account for many
Chris Pinnington, Euro RSCG’s managing director, said: ’As the agency
has grown, the need to spread the management load has intensified. Ian
has great people-management abilities which will be immensely
There have also been two additions to the board - Britt Sarony and
Spencer Osborne, who worked on Abbey National and Iomega respectively.
Osborne has also been appointed head of training. Finally, Paul Uhart,
who works mainly on Airbus, has become the vice-chairman at Euro RSCG.