Olivia Parker
Aug 28, 2018

The ugly truth about why I left BBDO China after just a year

Delmus Credle resigned from his role as head of planning at BBDO Shanghai because of comments that he claims related to his nationality, skin colour and sexuality, which he felt were degrading and unacceptable.

Delmus Credle

It had always been Delmus Credle’s dream to work at BBDO, and the timing was perfect. Born in South Korea to expat American parents, Credle studied law at the University of Virginia before switching to advertising in pursuit of a more creative career. Building his experience, he worked as a strategic planner at Ogilvy in New York, McCann in San Francisco and Publicis in Seattle. Credle was heading up the planning department at the consultancy Sensis...

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