Micky Denehy talks to Jess Majekodunmi on working abroad, missing the buzz of agency life and lifting the standard across the advertising industry.

With 27 years in the advertising industry, Micky has a passion for international culture and a vocational interest in education. Micky's advertising career has included account handling roles in London for Ogilvy and Maher and the iconic Gold Greenlees Trott, followed by two overseas appointments as CEO of Bates agencies in Istanbul and Dubai, as well as senior regional management and new business roles for Bates Europe and Saatchi and Saatchi EMEA. Micky is the founding principal of the EACA International School and is committed to helping raise the professional standards of the communications industry across the region. 

A joint initiative from DDFH&B and IAPI, ‘Heads Up’ is a series of short interviews with radical thinkers and industry experts from the world of advertising.


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