Simon Gwynn

Deputy news editor

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

ISBA names Just Eat chief Peter Duffy as next president

ISBA names Just Eat chief Peter Duffy as next president

Duffy, who is set to become CEO of Moneysupermarket, succeeds former Boots chair Elizabeth Fagan.

New-business appointments fall as reviews hit by delays

New-business appointments fall as reviews hit by delays

Several major reviews are set to conclude in H2...

Govt partners Boots, Vodafone and more for 'Enjoy summer safely' campaign

Govt partners Boots, Vodafone and more for 'Enjoy summer safely' campaign

Brands will feature messaging in their communications over summer.

Piccadilly Lights turned upside down to highlight challenges faced by blind people

Piccadilly Lights turned upside down to highlight challenges faced by blind people

Brands including Amazon, Barclays, Kellogg and Lego are taking part

WTF: shaving brand relaunches as FFS following ruling from ad watchdog

WTF: shaving brand relaunches as FFS following ruling from ad watchdog

Brand formerly known as Friction Free Shaving was forced to stop using original name after P&G complained to ASA.

CMOs basking in potentially misplaced optimism, Gartner study finds

CMOs basking in potentially misplaced optimism, Gartner study finds

Three-quarters expect pandemic's negative impact to be short-lived...

Get out of London if you want to tackle adland's misconceptions

Get out of London if you want to tackle adland's misconceptions

We could change the industry's misunderstanding of the mainstream...

Facebook brand value falls as Amazon consolidates top spot in BrandZ ranking

Facebook brand value falls as Amazon consolidates top spot in BrandZ ranking

Microsoft overtakes third-placed Google and gains ground on Apple.

WPP, BBDO and P&G named decade's best creative companies by Cannes Lions
McDonald's scraps UK CMO role after reinstating global position

McDonald's scraps UK CMO role after reinstating global position

Gareth Helm's departure follows former UK marketing chief Alistair Macrow's promotion to global CMO.

P&G won't rule out pulling Facebook ads

P&G won't rule out pulling Facebook ads

Marc Pritchard announced four-part roadmap towards achieving racial equality in speech at Lions Live.

Pick of the Week: Dacia's DIY charmer might be the best that lockdown has to offer

Pick of the Week: Dacia's DIY charmer might be the best that lockdown has to offer

Publicis.Poke has married the limitations of the moment with conspicuous creativity to great effect.

Ad industry badly misunderstands aspirations of normal people, study finds

Ad industry badly misunderstands aspirations of normal people, study finds

Industry believes fame and money are widespread desires; in fact, very few are bothered about them.

Should gambling ads be banned?

Should gambling ads be banned?

A cross-party group of MPs has called for a complete ban on advertising for betting and gambling brands.

News brands saw universal surge in reach as coronavirus hit UK

News brands saw universal surge in reach as coronavirus hit UK

Monthly audiences for national brands were up between 15% and 90% in 12 months ending March.

L'Oreal boosts digital's share of marketing spend from 50% to 70%

L'Oreal boosts digital's share of marketing spend from 50% to 70%

Ecommerce now accounts for 20% of sales at beauty giant.

Group M forecasts 12.5% decline in UK ad market

Group M forecasts 12.5% decline in UK ad market

Prediction from WPP media group sits halfway between those of IPG Mediabrands' Magna and AA/Warc.

UK ad market set to shrink by 8.9% in 2020

UK ad market set to shrink by 8.9% in 2020

Strength of digital advertising will see UK market decline less than in other major European countries.

Ad industry says brands should speak out about Black Lives Matter

Ad industry says brands should speak out about Black Lives Matter

Majority of readers believe it is right to voice support

Do brands need to decide which consumers they want to keep?

Do brands need to decide which consumers they want to keep?

It's harder for brands to stay silent...