Ad agency veteran Fitz-Simon wins first Cannes Grey Lions competition

Adrian Fitz-Simon scooped the prize in the south of France with his ‘Add Your Voice’ campaign pitch for Alone

27th October, 2019
Adrian Fitz-Simon: ‘People start to take you seriously in your second job, because you’ve already done something somewhere else’Fergal Phillips

Adrian Fitz-Simon, creative director at the Dublin agency Havas, has won the inaugural Cannes Grey Lions competition.

The award was launched last month by the Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland (IAPI), with the aim of tackling the “inherent ageism” in Ireland’s advertising sector by recognising the work of industry professionals aged over 50.

The competition attracted six entries, including five teams of two from Bloom, RichardsDee, In the Company of Huskies,...

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