Gary Marshall, a deputy creative director at J. Walter Thompson,
has been made head of art at the agency.
The appointment continues the overhaul of the creative department that
began last summer. There has been no head of art at JWT for several
Gary Marshall and his brother Paul Marshall, a copywriter, joined JWT
Gary Marshall said: ’Paul and I have always had a passion for print and
posters. Coming into JWT you can see a potential that is not being
’I can see an opportunity to take control and properly organise things
such as signing off. There is a chance to move forward and improve
Jaspar Shelbourne, the executive creative director at the agency, added:
’Gary and his brother have a prolific generation of ideas, especially in
press and posters.
’They have an exceptional track record and an intrinsic understanding of
bringing out the best from a brief. I want them to spread that knowledge
The former Lowe Howard-Spink copywriters Alistair Wood and Blaise
Douglas were also appointed deputy creative directors in the
Meanwhile, another three senior creatives have been brought in to boost
the creative department.
The Marshall brothers were at Lowes until last May and before that they
were at M&C Saatchi.
They previously helped found Bean MC and before that they worked with
Leagas Delaney for seven years.