Above+Beyond, the creative agency for the Audience Age, announces the promotion of Brand Services Director, Tom Bedwell, to the newly created position of Managing Director.
Bedwell joined Above+Beyond in July 2016 from McCann London, where he was Managing Partner, leading the agency’s MasterCard account and all of its content marketing initiatives around the sponsorship of the Brit Awards.
Bedwell’s career started at BBH, where he worked in New Business and in Account Management on the agency’s Levi’s account. Four years on, he left to become Business Director at Agency Republic, where he ran the PlayStation account, during the brand’s heyday communications era. He has also worked at Mother and Wieden+Kennedy.
Zaid Al-Zaidy, Partner and CEO commented, “Tom is a first-class creative entrepreneur with iconic campaigns from iconic agencies under his belt. Over the past year, he has proven himself to be the rightful day-to-day leader of the agency. He believes in strong creative cultures, fighting for the work and doing the best for his clients’ business.”
Tom Bedwell added, “This is such an exciting time for the independent sector. Above+Beyond is going from strength to strength and I look forward to seeing where we can go next.”