Apple’s ad guru, Lee Clow, may be stepping down from his position as chief creative officer of TBWA/Media Arts Lab – but this doesn’t mean his influence has left the company – and he’s annoyed with an original report on MediaPost, which naturally emerged, erm, everywhere.
Following yesterday’s reportage, Clow, the man behind Apple’s powerful, ‘Think Different’ campaign, apparently distributed a note to staff, which we have published for the sake of clarification below:
“So we tried to promote Duncan Milner because of the great job he’s been doing leading the Media Arts Lab and look at how the blogosphere decided to make it a conversation about me.
“As you all know, I’m here every day meddling in everything that goes on, pushing the creative on many brands including keeping an eye on Apple.
“I remain Chairman of MAL, Global Creative Director of Media Arts and Chief Creative Officer of TBWA Worldwide.
“I’m not going anywhere.