Friday November 22, 2019

British ad giants get the jitters over Brexit

A chat with media veteran Brian Jacobs reveals anxiety rising across the Irish Sea

10th February, 2019

You might think that those in the British advertising industry are relaxed about Brexit. They have scale, and many global firms are based there. But this is not quite the case.

Brian Jacobs has spent over 35 years in British advertising and media including spells at Leo Burnett, Carat International as managing director, and Universal McCann as EMEA director. He tells me that the industry there is very nervous. It is, after all, an industry...

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