Simon Gwynn

Deputy news editor

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

Havas hires former Mother executive Britt Iversen for top strategy job

Havas hires former Mother executive Britt Iversen for top strategy job

Recently promoted Mark Sinnock praises ‘stunning intellect’ and ‘enduring positivity’ of new hire.

Hofmeister’s George the Bear set for return after brand appoints MBAstack

Hofmeister’s George the Bear set for return after brand appoints MBAstack

MSQ agency will create campaign to promote crowdfunding drive for relaunched beer.

All media set for double-digit growth in record-breaking year for UK ad market

All media set for double-digit growth in record-breaking year for UK ad market

AA/Warc Expenditure Report paints a highly positive picture of the future for UK ad sector.

Is this year’s Olympics still a golden opportunity for brands?

Is this year’s Olympics still a golden opportunity for brands?

Tokyo 2020 has been beset by problems unforeseeable before last year – but is it still a premium marketing platform?

See the strange and wonderful shortlist for the MullenLowe Nova Awards

See the strange and wonderful shortlist for the MullenLowe Nova Awards

The projects in MullenLowe’s partnership with Central Saint Martins range from a practical product to tackle period poverty faced by refugees, to a moss dress and a home meat-making machine. MullenLowe’s creative chief Jose Miguel Sokoloff speaks to Campaign about what adland can learn from the diverse pool of ideas.

Costa launches campaign delayed by a year to mark Olympics sponsorship

Costa launches campaign delayed by a year to mark Olympics sponsorship

Campaign features five Olympians from three countries.

Vice hires VCCP’s Shirin Majid as ECD of European agency

Vice hires VCCP’s Shirin Majid as ECD of European agency

Majid replaces Morten Grubak, who is moving to a global innovation role at the Vice Media agency.

Ladbrokes bets on Neverland as retained ad agency

Ladbrokes bets on Neverland as retained ad agency

Independent shop won Euro 2020 brief earlier this year.

Durex welcomes back sex without restrictions with 'Freedom' billboards

Durex welcomes back sex without restrictions with 'Freedom' billboards

Use of a condom wrapper tacitly reminds people to enjoy their returning freedom responsibly.

PHD on alert as Smart Energy GB reviews media

PHD on alert as Smart Energy GB reviews media

The campaign has helped drive the installation of 24 million smart meters in Great Britain.

WPP pulls out of defence of Facebook global media account

WPP pulls out of defence of Facebook global media account

MIndshare has worked on the brand's account since 2014.

MullenLowe faces challenge from M&C Saatchi to reclaim govt Covid work

MullenLowe faces challenge from M&C Saatchi to reclaim govt Covid work

Spread of Delta variant, despite high take-up of vaccination, means future campaign needs are unclear.

Unilever ‘fully committed to Israel’ despite Ben & Jerry’s move to withdraw brand

Unilever ‘fully committed to Israel’ despite Ben & Jerry’s move to withdraw brand

Brand owner is continuing to put more money into media.

Karmarama hires new ECDs

Karmarama hires new ECDs

Pair worked together at Bartle Bogle Hegarty in 2016.

Pick of the Week: Virgin Media serves up another distinctive tug at the heartstrings

Pick of the Week: Virgin Media serves up another distinctive tug at the heartstrings

Adam & Eve/DDB’s latest ad once again combines a simple, moving story with a high octane execution to brilliant effect.

Hearst boss James Wildman in surprise exit from publisher

Hearst boss James Wildman in surprise exit from publisher

Wildman joined Hearst from Trinity Mirror in 2017.

Peroni ad offers Mediterranean holiday porn to staycation-maddened public

Peroni ad offers Mediterranean holiday porn to staycation-maddened public

Campaign was created by Trouble Maker and filmed on the Amalfi Coast.

Pippa Glucklich secures first big win at Electric Glue

Pippa Glucklich secures first big win at Electric Glue

Digital bank previously worked with Bountiful Cow.

Good-Loop launches ad tracker to monitor carbon cost of digital campaigns

Good-Loop launches ad tracker to monitor carbon cost of digital campaigns

Green Ad Tag detects data transmission in real time, allowing for variations in territory, device, bandwidth use and time of day.

Zenith wins expanded media remit on £63m Nestlé account

Zenith wins expanded media remit on £63m Nestlé account

Publicis Groupe agency beat competition from UM, Dentsu X and Openmind to retain £63m account.