Following news of Go Media being awarded the Metlink media partnership with the Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC), StopPress touched base with general manager Simon Teagle to hear how the OOH company is faring and how its future is lit up by digital sites.
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After 25 successful years in the industry, Simon Teagle is hanging up his FCB head of client service hat to relax and mull over his next move. He reflects on his time in the industry, the changes he’s seen and FCB.
FCB has been running like a dream in recent years, and so has its media arm FCB Media, with four best in shows in the past five years at the Media Awards/The Beacons, a few big clients added to its roster and its integrated offering proving to be a major point of difference. But the world has changed and FCB Media has recently changed its structure to better suit it, with the skills of the digital department now being distributed more broadly across the agency. Managing director Derek Lindsay talks about its philosophy, adding value to clients’ businesses and addressing some of the perception problems media agencies currently face.
There’s perhaps no item more symbolic of an owner’s personality than the car they drive. Creative types seem pretty keen on interesting cars. So every few weeks we ask someone in the biz to tell us about their steed. Last time it was TBWA\’s chief creative officer Toby Talbot and his Volvo P1800 and this time it’s DraftFCB Media’s general manager Simon Teagle and his 1966 Ford Mustang GT.