james thompson

Feb 26, 2019

Avon taps MediaMonks to run digital content creation hubs globally

Beauty brand's 'always on' content studio will create thousands of assets.

Nov 7, 2018

Avon calling James Thompson after leaving Diageo

Diageo's former chief marketing and innovation officer joins Avon as chief beauty and brand officer with an "aggressive" plan to grow in APAC.

Oct 6, 2017

Leo's Oscar and why I hope the industry sticks with awards

Work that wins acts as an example to the rest of the industry, writes Diageo's James Thompson.

Sep 5, 2017

Two camps clash over the true value of ads

It has never been easy to put hard numbers to the value of advertising, but client-side marketers are wising up to the possibility agency types might be being deliberately pulling digital wool over their eyes.

Aug 4, 2017

Bravery in advertising is a relative concept

One of James Thompson's ads was praised for its boldness, but here's the true story.

Jun 22, 2017

I regret nothing (well, maybe the dog with the erection)

Cannes week puts James Thompson in a reflective mood.