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39. Sir John Hegarty, founder of BBH & The Garage Soho – The Power Of Creativity And How To Zig, When The World Zags

In this episode, Holly meets the legendary Sir John Hegarty, founder of BBH advertising agency and The Garage Soho.

With a phenomenal creative career, John was the first ever person to be Knighted for his services to the advertising and creative industries and his BBH agency has been named Agency of the Year more than six times. John started out in the advertising world, in the 60’s, moving up the ranks quickly and helping to set up agencies TBWA and the infamous Saatchi and Saatchi. Then founding his own business in the mid 80’s John started to become famed for his groundbreaking work, securing clients such as Audi and Levis within months.

A conversation filled with inspiration, knowledge, wisdom – this episode will leave you empowered with a new perspective on brand, and a clear mission to find the creative twist in everything. 

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