TBWA managing director quits

TBWA/London managing director Victoria Davies has resigned 12 months after being promoted to the role. Davies, who leads the McDonald’s business at the Omnicom-owned agency, is understood to have left without a job to go to.

Her move comes just weeks after Tim Lindsay, former Publicis UK chairman, was unveiled as the new chief executive of the London agency. It also follows the agency’s decision to appoint Jo Blundell, the acting UK marketing director at McDonald’s, to the new role of group director. She reported to Davies.

Davies joined the agency as head of account management in 2004. She was later promoted to joint deputy managing director alongside Neil Hourston before becoming managing director following the promotion Matt Shepherd-Smith become chief executive. She joined TBWA from M&C Saatchi, where she headed British Airways.

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