Claire Beale

Global editor-in-chief

Claire Beale is the global editor-in-chief of Campaign. Contact her at claire.beale@haymarket.com or 020 8267 4705. 

Just Eat's Barnaby Dawe departs as CMO
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Just Eat's Barnaby Dawe departs as CMO

Just Eat's global chief marketing officer Barnaby Dawe is leaving the company as part of a restructure of the business that will see the creation of a new chief customer officer role.

Welcome to a new era for creativity
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Welcome to a new era for creativity

What will define the next era after Martin Sorrell? How do we want our industry to look and behave from here?

Campaign School Reports, debating the high fliers and low scorers: a Campaign Newscast
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Campaign School Reports, debating the high fliers and low scorers: a Campaign Newscast

Campaign's School Reports are out, so which agencies impressed us, why do some agencies score themselves so much higher than we do, and what does it all mean for the state of our industry?

Ex-Channel 4 boss Abraham launches advertising and production company
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Ex-Channel 4 boss Abraham launches advertising and production company

David Abraham, the former chief executive of Channel 4, is launching a company that will unite the skills of programming creation and advertising, underpinned by data capabilities.

Notes on a scandal: Things will never be the same after Sorrell exit
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Notes on a scandal: Things will never be the same after Sorrell exit

Sir Martin Sorrell's departure ends the recent turmoil, but WPP must change.

Why fit is the new cool: Campaign podcast probes the future of sports marketing
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Why fit is the new cool: Campaign podcast probes the future of sports marketing

The latest edition of the Campaign Podcast explores the future of sports marketing.

The rage against the machine
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The rage against the machine

The primacy of individual agency brands within holding companies is coming under intense scrutiny, and this could have long-term effects on creativity.

The true stories of creating 'big moment' ad campaigns, from the Super Bowl to John Lewis Christmas
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The true stories of creating 'big moment' ad campaigns, from the Super Bowl to John Lewis Christmas

The Campaign podcast sits down with creative leaders behind John Lewis' Christmas ad and Amazon's Super Bowl spot to find out what it's really like to work under that kind of pressure.

Ex-Unilever marketers aim to shake up laundry market with new subscription brand
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Ex-Unilever marketers aim to shake up laundry market with new subscription brand

Two former Unilever marketers have joined forces with the Mother-backed incubator Broody to launch a new detergent brand that aims to disrupt the laundry market by selling direct to consumers through letterbox delivery.

Ogilvy UK promotes PR chief Frohlich to CEO
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Ogilvy UK promotes PR chief Frohlich to CEO

Ogilvy has promoted Ogilvy PR's EMEA chief Michael Frohlich to chief executive of Ogilvy UK, heading up all the integrated businesses.

The mother of all agencies set the bar for British creativity
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The mother of all agencies set the bar for British creativity

As Mother turns 21, Campaign's global editor-in-chief looks at how the agency set a new standard for British creativity.

Nick Law quits R/GA for lead creative role across Publicis Groupe
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Nick Law quits R/GA for lead creative role across Publicis Groupe

Nick Law, the global chief creative officer of R/GA, is leaving the company after 17 years to take on the newly created role of chief creative officer across Publicis Groupe and president of Publicis Communications.

2018: that was the year that was
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2018: that was the year that was

Jeez, what a year. Wow. Who'd have thought it, eh? Impossible to have imagined back in January. Just mind-blowingly amazing. Talk about disruption. Phew...

From turds to jewels in 2018
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From turds to jewels in 2018

It's the season when journals of record haul out platitudes about the importance of what's just gone and how the year ahead will be shaped by the events of the one behind. But I've never believed it as fiercely as I do at the death of 2017.

Step up to stop the abuse
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Step up to stop the abuse

The ad industry has too often failed to deal with the issue of sexual aggression, even when an entire company has been aware there's a problem.

Fortune favours the brave in marketing brands
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Fortune favours the brave in marketing brands

I usually like to get to know someone a little better before they share the brutal details of an intimate body piercing they've just had, but this was a marketer on a mission and her story was absorbing...

Collins takes helm at Leo Burnett as Publicis realigns Fallon with agency
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Collins takes helm at Leo Burnett as Publicis realigns Fallon with agency

Publicis Groupe is realigning the creative agency Fallon away from Saatchi & Saatchi and setting it alongside Leo Burnett as it appoints Gareth Collins, chief executive of Fallon London, as chief across both brands.

Publicis Groupe poaches Ogilvy's Annette King to run UK as CEO
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Publicis Groupe poaches Ogilvy's Annette King to run UK as CEO

Annette King, the chief executive of Ogilvy in the UK, has been poached by Publicis Groupe to take up the newly created role of chief executive of Publicis Groupe UK.

Why it's still all about the work
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Why it's still all about the work

A client, a suit and a hack walk into a bar. 'Why the long faces?' asks the bartender as the morose trio haul themselves on to stools and order a round of very stiff drinks. 'I'm screwed,' they groan in chorus...

Uncommon spells out collaboration approach in 'Uncontract'
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Uncommon spells out collaboration approach in 'Uncontract'

Uncommon, the new agency launched yesterday by the former Grey management team of Nils Leonard, Lucy Jameson and Natalie Graeme, has unveiled details of its approach to working with talent.