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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No it’s Woo Week at Proximity Towers.

Last week romance was in the air as Proxi People wooed their colleagues (anonymously, of course) for charity. One highlight was definitely the moment Facilities Assistant Joe Carter took to the window cleaners’ gantry, scaling the building dressed as Superman to message his love to Account...
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Proximity hires John Vinton as Creative Partner

John Vinton will join the agency as Creative Partner from his role as Deputy Creative Director at Archibald Ingall Stretton. Reporting to Executive Creative Director, John Treacy, Vinton will work closely with Creative Partner Jo Jenkins across the agency’s main brands. John will join Prox...
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Aidan Moran joins as Creative Operations Director

Moran joins Proximity London to lead operations across all the agency’s projects and clients. He brings over 15 years of experience in Senior Creative Service roles at agencies like Ogilvyone, Inferno (now Draft FCB) and most recently, Cheil. Aidan Moran was at Cheil for the past year wher...
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Our new business record has more energy than ever

As if our 2013 new business record wasn’t impressive enough, it has already spilled over into 2014. We’re proud to announce that we have won the CRM business for Scottish based SSE (the UK’s second-largest energy supplier). The pitch process started back in August last year and has been a ...
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Our CEO’s been back to school – here’s what he learned at Harvard

In autumn 2013, our CEO Mike Dodds attended the 185th Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School. His fellow students included industry leaders from 40 different countries and 17 industry sectors. Mike was the only ad man to attend this year. This is what he learned:   Q...
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Book Review – Inside the Box: Why the Best Business Innovations are Right in Front of You

Strategic Innovation Partner Sarah Jane Blackman, was asked to review Drew Boyd and Jacob Goldenberg’s book, Inside the Box for Marketing Magazine’s Christmas list. Here’s what she thought… “A creative act is not an extraordinary event… creativity is a skill to be m...
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Executive Creative Director John Treacy shares his first impressions

Q: John, you arrived at a busy time for the agency. A: Certainly did. 2 pitches in 3 weeks. My very first weekend I was in on the Saturday, trying to find the light switches. There’s nothing like being thrown in at the deep end. Q: A good experience? A: Do you know, I was staggered. We’re ...
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Lloyds wins at the Financial Services Forum Awards

We’re delighted to have clinched not one, but two awards at the Financial Services Forum Awards for our work with Lloyds. We picked up a Gold in the Sponsorship category for the Lloyds TSB London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games tie up and won the Integrated Consumer category for the supp...
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Bite-sized Oreo films

Oreo has a huge global Facebook following totalling 34 million fans. The 2 million people who like us in the UK mainly belong to families. Of course we want those families to carry on liking us. But we also want to reach out to the global audience of young people who grew up with Oreos and...
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