December 27, 2014 10:27 PM ET


Company Overview of J. Walter Thompson Company Limited

Company Overview

J. Walter Thompson Company Limited operates as a communications agency in the United Kingdom. It offers direct marketing, digital, CRM, and sales promotion services. The company was incorporated in 1974 and is based in London, United Kingdom with a regional office in Manchester. J. Walter Thompson Company Limited operates as a subsidiary of WPP plc.

1 Knightsbridge Green

London,  SW1X 7NW

United Kingdom

Founded in 1974


44 2076 567000


44 2076 567010

Key Executives for J. Walter Thompson Company Limited

Joint Managing Director
Executive Chairman
Chief Financial Officer
Group Chief Executive Officer
Joint Managing Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

J. Walter Thompson Company Limited Key Developments

JWT London Announces Executive Appointments

JWT London boosted its creative department with the appointment of the creative director Fernando Barbella and the senior creative Alex Ball. Barbella will oversee the Microsoft/Nokia business. He was previously the executive creative director at DDB Spain, where he handled clients including Audi, Volkswagen and Movistar. Most recently, Barbella has freelanced at agencies including Lola, BBDO Spain and FCB Chile. Ball joins JWT after five years at Bartle Bogle Hegarty, where he worked across Barnardo's, British Airways, ITV and Johnnie Walker.

JWT London Announces Executive Changes

JWT London has hired Laurence Barber from Mother as its head of broadcast, replacing Anthony Falco. Barber, the head of TV at Mother, will be tasked with driving creative effectiveness across TV, branded content and digital. With more than 20 years of experience at agencies and production companies, Barber has most recently been responsible for the creative output on Mother clients such as Ikea, and Stella Artois. Before joining Mother in 2008, he worked at a number of production houses including Another Film Company. He was also a producer at Bartle Bogle Hegarty and Leo Burnett. Falco, JWT's head of output and production, quit the agency in February after two years to join Adam & Eve/DDB as its head of integrated production. Falco had previously worked at The Moving Picture Company. Barber will join JWT at the end of June.

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