Delaney Fletcher Bozell has raided the world of account management
to find its new planning director, Richard Warren.
Warren has just returned from three years at New York’s Kirschenbaum
Bond & Partners, before which he spent four years at Chiat Day in
London, working on the account handling side. He replaces Chris Blayze,
who left last week to join TBWA GGT Simons Palmer.
’The strategic side of account management has been my strong point,’
Warren said. ’I’ve always been interested in the thinking side of
As an account person, you always have to do it but you also have
different demands on your time. It’s nice that it will now be my primary
Warren’s arrival at Delaney Fletcher re-unites him with the agency’s
deputy managing director, Tom Knox, with whom he worked at Chiat Day in
the early 90s.
Knox said: ’Richard has always been good at the strategic side of the
business, and at Kirschenbaum Bond he was effectively performing that
function. There is more crossover between planning and account
Warren began his career in advertising as a trainee at Publicis in
Three years later he became the first account hiring made by MT Rainey
when she worked for Chiat Day. There he worked on First Direct, Midland
Bank and Cable & Wireless, before moving to the US to handle Snapple and
Prudential Healthcare for Kirschenbaum Bond in 1994.