Simon joined BBH in 1982 as the agency’s first account manager.
He was appointed to the agency’s Board in January 1986, and took over the responsibility of running New Business as Business Development Director in early 1988.
Simon was appointed Joint Managing Director at the beginning of 1989, and became Managing Director in 1991. After several years of running the London agency, and with a Campaign Magazine Agency of the Year award under his belt, Simon relocated to Singapore to start BBH’s first overseas office in 1996.
In 1998 Simon moved back to the UK as Chief Operating Officer responsible for fulfilling BBH’s global ambitions to build the definitive micro network.
BBH now has offices in London, Singapore, New York, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, Mumbai and Los Angeles. He also runs important client relationships such as Unilever, Perfetti van Melle and Huawei.
Simon was promoted to Group Chairman in July 2012 and is chair of the Global Management Group, the team responsible for the running of the BBH globally. He also sits on the holding company board with Nigel Bogle and Sir John Hegarty.