Neil's mantra is simple, "I try to help create an environment in which our people can do the best work of their lives."
Neil studied law then began working in advertising at ABM before in the late '80s helping to build Yellowhammer into arguably the leading creative hotshop of its day.
Two years at BBH were followed by eight years at TBWA, running accounts such as Nissan and Cadbury. At TBWA he was promoted to MD, during a period in which the agency topped the new business league and was runner-up 'Agency of the Year' three years running.
He joined W+K London as MD in 2004 and in 2011 was appointed a global partner in the network. In his time at W+K, Neil has been involved across all of the agency's accounts.
Wieden+Kennedy London was named runner-up Agency of the Year 2016 by Campaign, Agency of the Year 2016 by Creativepool, Agency of the Year 2015 by Shots magazine and Digital Agency of the Year 2015 at the Campaign magazine awards. Other accolades and awards for Wieden + Kennedy include: Creativity Agency of the Year 2017, Ad Age runner up Agency of the Year 2017, Campaign runner up Network of the Year 2016. W+K was also included in Fast Company's 'Most Innovative Companies' list 2017.
Neil Christie Job Title Global Chief Operating Officer Company WIEDEN + KENNEDY