Our Chief Strategy Officer Josh has been reflecting on what brands can learn from both Biden and Trump's brands of populism. Read his words in Campaign here.
Our Planning Director Amelia reflects on President Biden's inauguration, and looks at what lessons brands can take from it.
Read the full piece here.
Our CEO Charlie has been speaking to The Drum about the challenges that Lockdown 3.0 has brought for both ad agencies and clients. Read the full article here.
We are super excited to announce that we have been appointed to work with TUI. We can't wait to get to work on this iconic brand, and start dreaming about holidays again!
See the full announcement here.
Our Managing Director Carly Avener spoke to Creative Brief on over communicating, creating space for difficult conversations and fighting cabin fever during lockdown. Read the full interview here.
Our Head of Planning, Tom Sussman, reckons that the recent Oatly-Blackstone controversy is all a bit of a storm in a teacup. The Drum carried his full remarks and you can read them here.
We are delighted to announce that we've been chosen by Premier Inn to handle their advertising account. Read more here.
'We don't have a clue'. Our Chief Creative Officer Chaka Sobhani had an honest discussion with Campaign about the challenges of making advertising during lockdown. Read the full piece here.
Our Senior Creative spoke to Little Black Book about how she is fighting lockdown guilt. Read the full piece here.
We are really pleased to announce the return of Mark Elwood to Leo Burnett London after two decades. Mark will take the role of Executive Creative Director, and joins from MullenLowe. Read the full announcement here.
Vision Express have chosen us to lead their advertising after a competitive pitch. A fabulous brand that we can't wait to build a strong partnership with. Read more here.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Carly Avener as Managing Director. Joining from BBH, Carly will be in charge of the day-to-day running of the agency and leadership of the New Business team. See the announcement here.
We are proud to announce that Gulf Oil has chosen Leo Burnett as its first global ad agency of record. The account will be managed out of Leo Burnett London. Read the full announcement here.
Charlie Rudd has been appointed as our new CEO. Previously CEO of Ogilvy & Mather, we can't wait to see where Charlie's leadership takes us. Read the full announcement here.
As football fever kicks in with the launch of the Fifa World CupTM in Russia, the battle of the brands is also warming up. Our Brandtasy League is back, providing running analysis of sponsor and non-sponsor performance throughout the tournament. Check out all the action over at www.brandtasyleague.co.uk.
Our work building Trust for McDonald's has been awarded the long-term marketing excellence award at this year's Marketing Society Excellence Awards! See the full list of winners here.
Yesterday, Chaka took to the stage at the Creative Equals 2018 'Create Your Future' conference to talk 'Rewriting Culture'. See more from the day here.
We're delighted to announce our new partnership with Betfair, one of the genuine innovators of the industry, as they appoint us to their international creative business. See the full announcement here.
Our McDonald's 'Beef Fairytails' radio ad, written by Ben Newman, has bagged an Aerial award 'for a very simple reason: it's entertaining.' Great stuff! See the full review and listen to the ad here.
Listen to Chaka's interview with Jean Nkiru, director at Iconoclast London, in the first Pitch Podcast here.
Our Chief Creative Officer, Chaka, and McDonald's Senior Vice-President, Chief Marketing Officer, Alistair Macrow sat down with Campaign (over milkshakes, naturally) in a McDonald's restaurant in Chelmsford to reveal how they plan to keep the good times going. See Chaka and Alistair in conversation here.
Our CSO Josh Bullmore has been sharing his wisdom on how the simple art of taking a moment to breathe is the best way to stay focussed at work with Campaign.
Chaka, our Chief Creative Officer, has been speaking to Shots magazine about the tech that powers her through her day. See the full article here.
We've teamed up with The One Club to offer hands on experience in advertising and design to those looking to get into the industry. We're running The One Club's week long Creative Boot Camp here in London, offering mentorship and the chance to build an ad campaign for a live client brief from the ground up to the participants.
We launched our masterclass series last month, the first event exploring the topic of Generation X with our panel of experts including Tiffanie Darke, Miranda Sawyer, Jerome Linder and our very own Sarah Baumann. See key insights from the day here.
Our McCafé Madness work continued its winning streak at Eurobest where it picked up Bronze in the Non-Alcoholic Drinks category.
Chaka has been reviewing this year's Christmas ad offering with Campaign's Claire Beale and Droga5 London’s David Kolbusz. Grab a mince pie and have a listen to the podcast here.
Our work for McDonald's took home two Golds at the 2017 Campaign Big awards. The first in the grocery & soft drinks category for McCafé Madness and the second in retail & restaurants for Great Tastes of America.
Our work for McCafé has been awarded Gold in the Non-Alcoholic Drinks category at this year's Epica Awards.
Our Planning Director, Ben Felton, has shared some of his smarts in this month's edition of AdMap, where he discusses brand loyalty in the age of machine learning. Read his four rules to achieving brand success in the digital age here.
Leo Burnett Worldwide has been ranked the No.3 Global Network at The One Club for Creativity.
...see her thoughts on all things from Ant & Dec, the state of comedy advertising and the Christmas commercial bonanza here.
Our work for McCafé has scooped two Silvers and a Bronze at this year's LIAs and our End Youth Homelessness work has also picked up a Bronze.
Craig joins us from McCann and will be heading up Creative Production & Operations here at Leo's. See the full story here.
As you might have noticed, Leo Burnett London has had a bit of a facelift of late. We've given a colourful, modern twist to the glasses, pencil and apple that sit at the heart of our agency heritage. Take a look at our Instagram for the story behind the icons, and follow us there for upcoming creative inspiration.
Two new creative teams, Charlotte & Loriley and Dan & Gate, as well as senior creative Gary Lathwell and art director Gareth Butters have recently joined the creative department here at Leo's. Welcome to the family!
Gareth Collins will be taking the helm here at Leo’s from 1st November. See the full announcement here.
We are partnering with The School of Life in their Business Wise conference on 9th October, which is inviting a glittering array of speakers to muse the question 'How brands can help people lead better lives'.
Our very own Josh Bullmore will also be speaking on the subject.
We have welcomed 30 students who are curious about a career in advertising into the agency as part of the IPA’s Advertising Unlocked initiative. They are being fully immersed in agency life with the chance to work on a live brief and present their work to one of our lovely creative directors.
We’re getting behind Australia’s LGBTO+ community all the way from London as the country completes a public survey on same-sex marriage equality. We’re shouting our support loud and proud with ‘Say yes, Australia’ emblazoned across our office windows until the result is published on 15th November. Cass, one of our lovely creatives, has also been contributing to the yes campaign with illustrations, which she is sharing on Instagram.