Madhavi Tumkur
Aug 13, 2010

Regional ECD Paul Grubb departs Lowe for Publicis Thailand

BANGKOK - In a surprise industry move, Paul Grubb, the regional executive creative director at Lowe, has taken up the position of executive creative director at Publicis in Thailand.

Paul Grubb joins Publicis as their new creative director
Paul Grubb joins Publicis as their new creative director

One of the more famous creative names in the region, Grubb started his advertising career in 1979 at Gold Greenlees Trott in London and later co-founded Duckworth Finn Grubb Waters (DFGW), one of the most respected independent agencies in London during the 90s.

After 15 years with DFGW, Grubb joined Lowe in 2004, overseeing the Unilever business in Asia.

He has won major awards at every level in the industry.

“I like doing things, building things, creating things and managing things. I’m not really the kind of person to sit around and wait for something to happen,” said Grubb. “When I met up with Publicis and discussed the vision for Bangkok and the region I just felt that this could be the beginning of something great.”

“Of course I was a big fan of Paul’s work, much of it is globally renowned. But when I met him, saw his energy and enthusiasm, thought about how he could help us create contagious ideas that change the conversation, felt the chemistry, it was a no-brainer. We just had to get him!” said Publicis CEO, Mark Ingrouille.

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