Executive Director, Creative / Entertainment & Sports
James is responsible for leading the group’s creative line of business and agencies including Mcgarrybowen, Isobar, John Brown Media, BJL and Whitespace as well as our Entertainment & Sports brands including Gleam Futures, MKTG and The Story Lab. He also identifies new areas of growth and acquisitions in this space for the group and our clients.
He has a stellar track record of building successful and diverse creative businesses in a career spanning more than 15 years. Before joining dentsu, he was Global CEO of Stink Group where he led its development as one of the industry’s most respected and awarded creative studios and production companies.
James has also held global leadership roles at Mediacom (leading Mediacom Beyond Advertising globally) and Twofour – the TV production and distribution house now owned by ITV.