…as London office scraps Hoare’s role as chairman

The London office of TBWA is scrapping the post of group chairman held by Jo Hoare, who says he is considering other positions in parent company Omnicom’s extensive network.

One possibility is that he will become managing director at Omnicom agency, Griffin Bacal, which is part of the ad giant’s DDB network.

Hoare was previously chairman of TBWA before the merger with Simons Palmer Clemmow Johnson early last year. He then assumed the position of group chairman and has since worked on the integration of the two companies. He has also managed TBWA’s purchase of the Payne Stracey direct marketing agency.

Hoare says: “I am looking for another berth. The chairman’s job was always going to be for a year – I had two mergers to deal with.

“The role is not needed now and I want to get my hands on other opportunities.”

Hoare says no decisions have been taken on his next job and would not confirm that he was about to take on the Griffin Bacal position. “I am still looking at options in Omnicom,” he claims.

Latest from Marketing Week

NOT REGISTERED? IT'S FREE, QUICK AND EASY!

Access Marketing Week’s wealth of insight, analysis and opinion that will help you do your job better.

Register and receive the best content from the only UK title 100% dedicated to serving marketers' needs.

We’ll ask you just a few questions about what you do and where you work. The more we know about our visitors, the better and more relevant content we can provide for them. And, yes, knowing our audience better helps us find commercial partners too. Don't worry, we won't share your information with other parties, unless you give us permission to do so.

Register now

THE BEST CONTENT

Our award winning editorial team (PPA Digital Brand of the Year) ask the big questions about the biggest issues on everything from strategy through to execution to help you navigate the fast moving modern marketing landscape.

THE BIGGEST ISSUES

From the opportunities and challenges of emerging technology to the need for greater effectiveness, from the challenge of measurement to building a marketing team fit for the future, we are your guide.

PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Information, inspiration and advice from the marketing world and beyond that will help you develop as a marketer and as a leader.

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3711 or email subscriptions@marketingweek.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here