THE NEW BREED OF LEAD­ERS

IN THEIR OWN WORDS

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JO COOMBS OGILVY­ONE

Age 42

Lives Lon­don, south of the river

Fam­ily Two chil­dren – one of each Hob­bies Horse-rid­ing, dog-walk­ing, chil­dren-chas­ing Some­thing no-one knows about me I can milk a

herd of dairy cows

Favourite media My Sky+ box Last book read The Trou­ble with Goats and Sheep

by Joanna Can­non

Top three pri­or­i­ties for the year Mak­ing great work that works, keep­ing my chil­dren alive, do­ing more yoga

Best thing about my job The peo­ple I work with Worst thing about my job The time I don’t spend with my funny lit­tle chil­dren

TAMMY EINAV ADAM & EVE/DDB

Age This is a big year

Lives Prim­rose Hill, Lon­don

Hob­bies Read­ing and the clichés that are pi­lates and yoga Some­thing no-one knows about me I am re­ally

good at all things tech

Favourite media Stream­ing

Last book read Here I Am (Jonathan Safran Foer

at his ex­is­ten­tial­ist best)

Top three pri­or­i­ties for the year Keep learn­ing,

keep im­prov­ing, keep grow­ing

Best thing about my job The bril­liant peo­ple who make this agency what it is

Worst thing about my job The doubt that (al­ways) sets in at about 2am the morn­ing be­fore a pitch

MEL EXON SUN­SHINE

Age 45

Lives South Lon­don

Fam­ily Hus­band Rich and daugh­ters Abba (ten) and Lali (seven)

Hob­bies Run­ning, writ­ing, drink­ing, danc­ing and re­peat Some­thing no-one knows about me I’m ob­sessed with Pi­geon Toady

Favourite media Over­cast, Medium and Lenny Let­ter

Last book read Days With­out End by Se­bas­tian Barry Top three pri­or­i­ties for the year Lon­don, New York, Los An­ge­les Best thing about my job Be­ing part of a gang on a mis­sion Worst thing about my job Not be­ing able to tele­port be­tween Lon­don, New York and LA

MAT GOFF ADAM & EVE/DDB

Age I have a big birth­day com­ing up…

Lives South of the river

Hob­bies Cy­cling and cook­ing – not con­cur­rently Some­thing no-one knows about me I know all the words to Ebe­neezer Goode

Favourite media Can’t beat a good bit of telly Last book read Par­adise City by Joe Thomas Top three pri­or­i­ties for the year Keep grow­ing,

keep learn­ing, keep im­prov­ing

Best thing about my job See­ing the magic hap­pen in un­ex­pected places

Worst thing about my job Wait­ing for the magic

to hap­pen

JA­SON GON­SALVES MC­GAR­RY­BOWEN

Age 46

Lives Hack­ney, Lon­don

Fam­ily Wife Olivia and two daugh­ters, Paloma (four) and Nova (one)

Hob­bies Fash­ion, dance and rugby but rarely to­gether Some­thing no-one knows about me I’ve never

had a blis­ter

Favourite media The Guardian, In­ter­view, most Phaidon books and es­o­teric sci­ence site Edge.org Last book read The Sell­out by Paul Beatty Top three pri­or­i­ties for the year Har­ness the world-class ex­perts across our net­work, win trans­for­ma­tional new busi­ness with­out pitch­ing, make mould-break­ing work – sim­ple

Best thing about my job New chal­lenges

every day

Worst thing about my job Never enough time to do them jus­tice

LEO RAYMAN GREY LON­DON

Age 42

Lives South-west Lon­don

Fam­ily Three feisty kids un­der nine and one in­cred­i­bly pa­tient wife

Hob­bies I love a bit of his­tory (in an­other life, I’m Lucy Wors­ley), cook­ing for friends, kick-box­ing – not all at the same time

Some­thing no-one knows about me I have a proper dop­pel­gänger who hap­pens to be Si­cily’s big­gest pop star

Favourite media The telly (still), plus Ra­dio 4, Snapchat, Ama­zon Prime, Twit­ter and sub­way walls

Last book read The De­scent of Man by Grayson Perry – this book re­ally takes a look un­der the skin of mod­ern mas­culin­ity

Top three pri­or­i­ties for the year Un­leash­ing our tal­ent, brave, pi­o­neer­ing work, deep di­ver­sity – all at the same time

Best thing about my job Be­ing able to put all that strat­egy chat into ac­tion

Worst thing about my job Time flies – thank­fully,

I’m hav­ing fun

XAVIER REES HAVAS LON­DON

Age 43

Lives Near Abing­don, Ox­ford­shire

Fam­ily Wife Ni­cola, three daugh­ters (In­dia, Sadie and Evie) and cats – too many cats

Hob­bies Long-suf­fer­ing Palace fan, mu­sic ob­ses­sive (lis­ten­ing, not play­ing), binge-run­ner (one marathon every two years – I train for four months and then don’t run again for 18 months), whisk(e)y of all types

Some­thing no-one knows about me I miss

singing lul­la­bies

Favourite media 6 Mu­sic, Face­book, Sky Sports Last book read My Name is Lucy Bar­ton by El­iz­a­beth Strout Top three pri­or­i­ties for the year Hir­ing the next wave of Havas tal­ent. Mak­ing our clients (ex­ist­ing and yet to be won) proud to work with us. Cap­i­tal­is­ing on the po­ten­tial of our new home in King’s Cross – with every dis­ci­pline now un­der one roof, we have the power to sim­plify our clients’ lives im­mea­sur­ably and de­liver bet­ter so­lu­tions Best thing about my job The con­stant va­ri­ety of diet and the abil­ity to be your­self Worst thing about my job Email – talk­ing gets you fur­ther, quicker and, for the most part, is way more en­joy­able

CHAR­LIE RUDD OGILVY & MATHER LON­DON

Age 49

Lives Near Wok­ing, Sur­rey

Fam­ily Wife and two teenage boys

Hob­bies Be­ing at home, sport – watch­ing a lot, play­ing a lit­tle

Some­thing no-one knows about me I need to start wear­ing glasses to read but will keep pre­tend­ing for a bit

Favourite media Ama­zon Last book read The Op­ti­cian of Lampe­dusa by

Emma-jane Kirby Top three pri­or­i­ties for the year Keep mak­ing the work bet­ter, keep build­ing the gang at Ogilvy, keep a sense of per­spec­tive

Best thing about my job The un­pre­dictable, com­pet­i­tive power of cre­ativ­ity

Worst thing about my job The lack of re­spect for ex­per­tise. A bit of a theme glob­ally in 2016…

BILL SCOTT DROGA5 LON­DON

Age 43

Lives West Lon­don

Fam­ily Nas­rin, Har­ri­son and Lily

Hob­bies Mo­tor­bike, Stam­ford Bridge, tennis Some­thing no-one knows about me My ca­reer in ad­ver­tis­ing started very early. I was cast in a poster ad for Milo the choco­late drink in Malaysia aged seven. Thank­fully, it never ran

Favourite media Spo­tify, In­sta­gram, Slack Last book read Con­scious Cap­i­tal­ism by

John Mackey and Raj Siso­dia

Top three pri­or­i­ties for the year Do three things we’ve never at­tempted be­fore

Best thing about my job The crew we’re as­sem­bling in How­ick Place and the busi­ness we’re build­ing to­gether Worst thing about my job The state of DK’S desk

JON SHARPE Y&R LON­DON

Age 43

Lives Brighton, East Sus­sex

Fam­ily Part­ner to Angie, dad to Heidi and Harry, oc­ca­sional trip­per-over of Leroy the cat

Hob­bies Drums, pi­ano, foot­ball Some­thing no-one knows about me I love

a rom­com Favourite media The BBC, in all its forms Last book read Color­less Tsukuru Tazaki and His

Years of Pil­grim­age by Haruki Mu­rakami

Top three pri­or­i­ties for the year Con­tinue to win busi­ness, make the agency more rep­re­sen­ta­tive of the com­mu­ni­ties in which it ad­ver­tises, make work that is cul­tur­ally rel­e­vant for the com­mer­cial ad­van­tage of our clients

Best thing about my job Win­ning busi­ness

Worst thing about my job Los­ing busi­ness

JAMES WHITE­HEAD J WAL­TER THOMP­SON LON­DON

Age 43

Lives Chiswick, Lon­don

Fam­ily Mar­ried to Rachel Reav­ley with two chil­dren – Vi­o­let, aged nine, and Vin­cent, aged six Hob­bies Play­ing sport, watch­ing sport, trav­el­ling, Ja­panese food

Some­thing no-one knows about me I’ve sung on stage in the Royal Al­bert Hall in front of 4,000 peo­ple

Favourite media So­cial through my mo­bile Last book read The In­evitable by Kevin Kelly Top three pri­or­i­ties for the year Giv­ing all our clients an un­fair ad­van­tage, con­tin­u­ing to build an in­cred­i­ble team of di­verse tal­ent, in­no­va­tion and col­lab­o­ra­tion across our in­te­grated of­fer­ing

Best thing about my job The bril­liant peo­ple in

our busi­ness

Worst thing about my job I’d al­ways choose to spend twice as much time with the work as I can in any role

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