Born Ugly Announces New Non-Executive Chairman Appointment

8 months ago

Simon Bailey has been appointed in a non-executive postion at Born Ugly

A Leeds based agency has welcomed a new board member to the team.

Creative change agency Born Ugly appointed Simon Bailey as its new non-executive Chair earlier this month. And he brings a wealth of experience with him that will help with Born Ugly’s ambitious growth plans.

Simon’s strategic appointment will help the agency to expand its capabilities in creative problem-solving and to deliver disruptive ideas, strategies and creatives on an international level.

Simon will continue in his full-time role as Senior Partner at Kantar Consulting. He will utilise his experience to support and advise Born Ugly in its next phase of development as its non-executive Chair.

Powerful ideas are born ugly, so it’s great to be part of a business that’s using creativity to provoke clients

Simon Bailey

Formerly holding positions including European CEO of Interbrand and UK CEO of WPP’s Brand Union, Simon joins with over 20 years of brand and business consulting experience. He has worked with an impressive roster of clients, including Barclaycard, BBC, Nissan Europe, Shell, SAB Miller, Unite and Vodafone.

Sarah Dear, CEO and Co-Founder at Born Ugly, said: “We’re so pleased to announce that Simon has joined Born Ugly! He really understands who we are and the dents we’re going to make within the creative industry and world. We’re really looking forward to Simon’s support in bringing our mission to shake things up and change the world of like-minded clients to life.”

Simon Bailey added: “Powerful ideas are born ugly, so it’s great to be part of a business that’s using creativity to provoke clients, helping them redefine what they do and how they do it, and achieving extraordinary impact. I’m looking forward to working with Sarah and the Born Ugly team as we grow and develop this exciting business.”

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