Matthew Miller
Jun 4, 2019

TSLA's new MD: My job is to "allow the founders to stay stupid"

Richard Bleasdale and Nicholas Ye explain why they decided to join forces at the Singapore independent.

L-R: Richard Bleasdale, Nicholas Ye

Nicholas Ye, as one would expect from the founder of an independent creative agency that has long prided itself on being bold, is refreshingly blunt when asked why the company recently brought on former Observatory International executive Richard Bleasdale as MD We've reached a size and scale where most founders just tend to fuck their own businesses up, Ye told Campaign Asia-Pacific.

Quipping aside, he's not joking about the size and scale. In...

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