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BETC London Appoints Andrew Kay as Managing Director

BETC London, 1 year, 6 months ago

Kay was most recently Head of Account Management at W+K London

BETC London Appoints Andrew Kay as Managing Director

BETC London has announced today the appointment of Andrew Kay as their new Managing Director. He will join Executive Creative Director Rosie Bardales and newly appointed Chief Strategy Officer Russell Davies to complete BETC London’s management team. The trio will be equal partners.

Kay brings over 16 years experience at some of Europe’s best agencies, from Wieden+Kennedy London and Amsterdam, to BBH, GREY London and CDP, where he worked with brands such as Coca-Cola, Nike, ESPN, P&G, EA Games, Lurpak, Vodafone, Barclays and Honda. 

“Having worked with Andy in the past, I'm thrilled to have him join the BETC London team. His global experience at some of the best creative agencies will be a great asset to this agency,” says BETC London ECD Rosie Bardales.

Kay joins BETC London from Wieden+Kennedy London, where he was Head of Account Management, responsible for the resourcing, development, training and performance of the agency’s account handling department. He also led the Lurpak account and the Mondelez business, itself a combination of UK, North American and Global brands.  

Kay will work with all BETC London brand partners, including Cow & Gate, GANT, KADO, Air France and Coty, and focus on growing the agency’s business and talent. 

Andrew Kay adds, “I'm excited to be joining an agency with the creative credentials and ambition of BETC. London is full of potential and I can't wait to get started with Rosie and Russell.”

Rémi Babinet, Chairman of BETC concludes. “2017 is going to be another dynamic year for BETC London and the BETC network. We’re very happy to welcome Andrew at this exciting time, and look forward to seeing what next year brings for Andrew, Russell, Rosie and the BETC London team.”

Andrew Kay and Russell Davies will join BETC London in January 2017.