Helm, who has previously held marketing director roles at Nestlé, Mars, Innocent and MoneySuperMarket.com, replaces Emily Somers who left the business last year.
The P&G-owned brand has seen consumer perceptions in the UK plummet in the wake of the ad, which has been both criticised and applauded for its attempt to tackle toxic masculinity.
Discrimination against experienced older employees in ad land leads to missed opportunities and lost revenue. It’s high time the industry adopts a more mature approach.
The government is considering banning junk food promotions and ‘guilt’ aisles, but it appears a ban on junk food ads is not part of the plan to tackle obesity.
At the end of every week, I look at the key stories, offering my view on what they mean for you and the industry. From high street woes to behaviour change, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
From Virgin Money’s shift to music sponsorships to Carlsberg and TUI’s ‘welcome back’ marketing campaigns, we’ve rounded up the biggest marketing stories from this week.
Marketers and their agencies still struggle against business realities when trying to push the sustainability agenda, especially now survival is many businesses’ priority.