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TV stardom makes richer humans beings and better work

Todd Sampson being on the tele helps his agency do better work, Leo Burnett’s global chief creative officer Mark Tutsell reckons.

A curious perspective on the Gruen Transfer star perhaps, which needed a bit of explanation.

“Doing stuff outside of his day job makes Todd a richer human being. He brings more to the office,” Tutsell told Mumbrella. “If it affected his work, maybe it would be a problem. But I think it makes the work better. It pushes the envelope and opens minds beyond just advertising.”

Curiously enough, Patts Melbourne has done rather well at Cannes so far this year. Perhaps Patts boss Russell Howcroft’s Gruen fame has had something to do with it…


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