Richard Brim, adam&eveDDB

Rick Brim is Chief Creative Officer of adam&eveDDB. In a challenging year, Rick has shown extraordinary resilience, agility and unwavering creative leadership, empowering 66 creatives to work successfully from home, delivering the agency’s largest number of campaigns ever whilst embedding DE&I at the heart of the creative production department and helping nurture a base of over 80 clients.

Having rebranded to adam&everywhereDDB, the agency delivered 1400+ projects, across 150 campaigns for 60+ brands, with populist work that stretches across channels, audiences and markets - including the first horror movie for cats for Mars, innovative in-boot technology for Adidas, Tukker the dog for the AA shot entirely in lockdown, four blockbuster PlayStation films to launch PlayStation 5 globally and John Lewis Christmas.

Not forgetting Cannes Lions European Agency of the Decade, 15 wins across eight new sectors, five pro-bono campaigns for important causes, four industry leading creative initiatives, 28 One Show Awards, and the C4 Diversity in Advertising award.

Moreover, Rick is committed to embedding DE&I at the heart of the business. Following an exhaustive of the entire business, Rick is leading a workstream focused on overhauling the agency’s creative production process needed to make immediate and long-lasting culture change. This includes Fresh Takes, a new approach to triple bidding, and a new creative placement scheme, First Bite.

Rick is at the forefront of the industry, spearheading industry-wide initiatives from setting environmental standards to driving DE&I in the production world.