Richard Stainer joins the agency in April 2014
London, February 27th, 2014 - TBWA\London announces a new Chief Executive Officer to join the management line-up. Richard Stainer joins from BBH London, where he was Managing Partner & Client Services Director.
Peter Souter, Chairman & Chief Creative Officer, TBWA\London commented: "Richard is a true leader and has an incredible ability to inspire confidence in those around him. He builds strong working relationships with clients and, with his clear passion for great work, will most certainly complement the creative talent on offer at TBWA\London."
At TBWA\London, Richard will join the executive management team along with Peter Souter, Chairman & Chief Creative Officer; Adam Stagliano, Chief Strategy Officer and Gary Smith, Chief Financial Officer.
During Richard's nine years at BBH, he has worked in new business, senior management and client leadership roles in London and New York, producing highly-effective, award-winning work for a diverse range of brands; notably Google Chrome - for which he was recognised in Adweek's "20 under 40" - Vodafone, Unilever, Diageo, Levis, Heineken, eBay and, most recently, Audi.
Aside from consistently delivering for existing clients and winning new business, Richard played a central role in the the BBH London "Sprint" initiative, which successfully focused on modernising agency culture, process and output.
Richard started his career at Ammirati Puris Lintas / Lowe Lintas before moving to DDB in 2000, where he spent four, formative years on the multi award-winning VW account.
Richard added: "Peter is an exceptional creative leader and you can sense the momentum building at TBWA\London with some phenomenal creative firepower on board. There's a definite buzz across the whole agency to make truly great work, delivering hardest for our clients; I’m hugely looking forward to getting started."