Rune Gustafson, senior partner at Lippincott Mercer, has reportedly quit the consultancy without a job to go to. Gustafson joined the consultancy in 2003 from 20/20, where he was managing director. Last month, fellow senior partner Simon Glynn was appointed to the new position of head of the London office. Lippincott Mercer declined to comment.
The project, which centres around an updated “WB” shield, aims to lay the groundwork for the company’s future ahead of its centenary in 2023.
The updated international logo is a “true reflection of the Dutch mentality” and is central to a brand strategy based around openness, inventiveness and inclusivity.
The redesign aims to attract “new, younger and more culturally diverse audiences” to the 118-year-old magazine, while avoiding confusion with The Times newspaper.
Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries spans over 500 years of medical objects.