Only The Brave appoints former Saatchi & Saatchi and Omnicom MD as Managing Partner

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by Alistair Hardaker
Simon Steel

Sheffield-headquartered brand and content agency Only The Brave has appointed Simon Steel as Managing Partner.

Steel brings over two decades of leadership experience to the role,} having spent nine years running divisions of Saatchi & Saatchi, before leading Mundocom (now Prodigious) as UK CEO for the Group. 

Following this, Steel spent seven years as managing director of Omnicom’s Gutenberg Global, the production arm of Adam&EveDDB.His client experience includes Cisco, Volkswagen, Visa, Hertz, Oyster, Philips, Honda, Johnson & Johnson and Hasbro.

He will work from the firm’s Sheffield office and its new London office. 

Nick Aldrich, Only The Brave founder, said of the appointment: “Running the agency, as well as developing our existing client base is core to Simon’s new role.

“I’m focused upon growing our agency with Simon, as we expand our markets and our geography via our new London office but, Simon brings with him a great deal of experience and drive, both at running agencies along with building long term, valuable relationships with clients.”

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