Managing Director / J. Walter Thompson New Zealand
Simon joined J. Walter Thompson as Managing Director in 2010. Prior to J. Walter Thompson Simon began his career at BMP DDB in London, spending nine years working across a host of clients such as The Guardian, Budweiser, Barclaycard, Nicorette and Unilever Bestfoods. Following BMP, Simon moved to New Zealand, joining Singleton Ogilvy & Mather, and becoming General Manager, Brand. looking after the full portfolio of brand clients including Coca-Cola, BP, Rabobank, GSK and Kimberly-Clark.
Simon has a philosophy degree from Cambridge University, two children, two dogs and a cat, and when he’s not working he spends his time diving the wrecks and reefs around the New Zealand coastline.