The senior creative team of Victoria Fallon and Steve Hudson are
bowing out of Saatchi & Saatchi after only seven months to bolster the
Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO creative department.
Fallon, a copywriter, and Hudson, her art director, will join AMV in
February to work on Cellnet and the recently won pounds 12 million
Draught Guinness account (Campaign, 16 January).
The pair switched to Charlotte Street last June from Bartle Bogle
Hudson said: ’Although Saatchis is a good agency, it’s not for us. AMV’s
offer surprised us, but we had to go for it.’
At AMV, Hudson and Fallon will fill the gap left by Steve Spence and
Trevor Kennedy, who quit late last year to become creative directors at
the newly opened London office of Germany’s Scholz & Friends.
They arrive at AMV after working together for an eight-year period
spanning spells at the then Horner Collis & Kirvan and BMP DDB. They
joined BBH in June 1994.
Peter Souter, the AMV creative director, said: ’They had been trying to
make their mark at Saatchis but, in the end, our offer was too
Hudson and Fallon, who have been silver award winners at Cannes, made
their names with the ’wedding’ commercial for Volkswagen.
More recently, they produced the One-2-One commercials with Vic Reeves
and Kate Moss, the Audi ad featuring an obnoxious yuppie and Levi’s