Simon Gwynn

Deputy news editor

Simon Gwynn is deputy news editor at Campaign. Contact him at simon.gwynn@haymarket.com or 0208 267 5694.

Extinction Rebellion: the industry responds
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Extinction Rebellion: the industry responds

Open letter published on Friday called on advertising to recognise the scale of the climate crisis.

Co-op unites three businesses in one campaign in Lucky Generals debut
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Co-op unites three businesses in one campaign in Lucky Generals debut

Work brings together food, insurance and funeralcare divisions...

Interpublic eliminated from Centrica pitch
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Interpublic eliminated from Centrica pitch

Only two teams left to battle it out...

Dentsu nabs Publicis Groupe's Anna Campbell for global client role
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Dentsu nabs Publicis Groupe's Anna Campbell for global client role

Campbell had been at Publicis for six months.

Boots sings for body confidence in summer campaign
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Boots sings for body confidence in summer campaign

Research for retailer finds three-quarters of women avoid summer activities due to self-consciousness.

Turkey of the Week: BrewDog's 'most honest ad ever' is nothing of the sort
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Turkey of the Week: BrewDog's 'most honest ad ever' is nothing of the sort

The brand's obnoxious self-importance has reached a tipping point.

Should agencies present only one creative idea?
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Should agencies present only one creative idea?

Asda's marketing chief has a process that may not be to everyone's liking.

Keith Weed unveiled as investor in influencer marketplace Tribe
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Keith Weed unveiled as investor in influencer marketplace Tribe

Platform meets needs of marketers requiring ever-more content without enjoying growing budgets, former Unilever CMO says.

McDonald's blasts advertising cliches in new work for iced latte
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McDonald's blasts advertising cliches in new work for iced latte

Campaign spoofs familiar tropes...

The Book of Man partners Harry's, Wellman and Coty for mental-health drive
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The Book of Man partners Harry's, Wellman and Coty for mental-health drive

New research finds six in 10 men have experienced loneliness in the past year.

Warburtons lands Robert De Niro to advertise bagels
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Warburtons lands Robert De Niro to advertise bagels

Star of The Godfather Part II turns up in Bolton to make chairman Jonathan Warburton an offer he can't refuse.

Facebook and Newsworks clash over solutions to advertising bombardment
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Facebook and Newsworks clash over solutions to advertising bombardment

Better data transparency will increase consumer trust in advertising, Facebook's Nick Baughan says.

Senior MP Damian Collins: Mark Zuckerberg criticism 'entirely justified'
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Senior MP Damian Collins: Mark Zuckerberg criticism 'entirely justified'

Chair of the DCMS Committee says regulating tech platforms will benefit advertisers.

Asda's Andy Murray: 'Tremendous waste in agency/client relationship'
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Asda's Andy Murray: 'Tremendous waste in agency/client relationship'

Streamlining creative development process benefits both parties

ITV ad revenues down 7% in first quarter
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ITV ad revenues down 7% in first quarter

Decline is steeper than predicted in last set of results.

Not-so-hot Spurs: football club rapped by ASA for William Hill tweet
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Not-so-hot Spurs: football club rapped by ASA for William Hill tweet

Ad broke rules because it featured Harry Winks and Davinson Sanchez, who are under 25.

Just Eat unveils gospel paean to takeaway in first work from McCann
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Just Eat unveils gospel paean to takeaway in first work from McCann

Agency was appointed to global account in December.

Vice confronts student suicide risk on popular YouTube channel
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Vice confronts student suicide risk on popular YouTube channel

McCann created campaign for College Music with input from Samaritans.

Why sports rights holders are losing the sponsorship game
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Why sports rights holders are losing the sponsorship game

Failure to respond to digital media consumption is costing rights holders almost 30% of their potential revenue, according to sports marketing agency Two Circles.

Camelot hires Santander's Keith Moor as CMO
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Camelot hires Santander's Keith Moor as CMO

Moor has worked at bank for 24 years.