Tim Isaac
Sep 7, 2011

25 Years' Creativity: Tim Isaac reflects on 25 years in Asia

In the time that has passed since Ogilvy & Mather's Tim Isaac left the UK for Singapore in 1986, advertising in the region has come a long way.

Tim Isaac

I arrived in Asia at what was then known as The Ball Partnership on October 15th 1986, which just happened to be the same day that Neil French joined the agency after his spells at Ogilvy and Batey Ads. So what has changed and what, if anything, has stayed the same over the 25 years since Well for starters, the Spikes are still as sharp. One of my first memories of 1986 was carrying an armful of the...

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