Paul Twivy, the Dorland group chief executive, is tipped for a new role
within the Bates network.
The move could involve a switch to Bates Europe or even a worldwide
Twivy, currently on holiday in Norfolk, is said to be considering his
options after a series of discussions about redefining his
responsibilities over the past few weeks.
‘There is a role for him that capitalises on his talent. It could be a
larger job than Europe,’ one insider said.
The news tops months of rumours about whether Twivy would stay with the
group. The speculation intensified in January when a management
reshuffle involved him in a sideways switch as Graham Hinton, the former
DMB&B chairman, took control of the agency.
The changes have left Twivy with no direct role within the agency he
joined in March 1994 and he has spent time working with Michael Bungey,
the Bates worldwide chairman, on a positioning for the network and on
projects for the Cordiant group.