Nigel Marsh, the DMB&B marketing director, has been promoted to
client services director at the agency with immediate effect.
The post, previously held by Joe Boyd, will be combined with Marsh’s
existing responsibilities. Boyd will continue to handle his individual
accounts but will no longer sit on the executive committee.
Marsh, 35, will be the first person at the agency to head up account
management as well as new business and client services.
He joined the agency from Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO as business
development director in 1997 and has since spearheaded a series of
winning pitches for the agency, including Wickes, McCain, Matthew Clark
Barry Cook, the DMB&B managing director, said: ’Joe Boyd has done a
superb job over the last year but his increasing client responsibilities
mean that now is the right time to make a change.’
Marsh said: ’Barry is deadly serious about his aggressive ambitions for
the London agency and I just want to be a part of it - in whatever role
he sees fit.’
Before moving into advertising, Marsh was a client at the Central Office
of Information, where he worked with Abbott Mead on the Aids and