Being American, George Martino, managing director of Wiltshire group Storm, motivates his troops in style. He has just given his two senior staff Alex Bane and Spencer Buck brand new Peugeot 306s and a share in the consultancy. ‘They’re both boy-racer types and I know they’ll be thrilled with them. They’d forget a pay rise fairly quickly, but they won’t forget these,’ says the shrewd-but-generous Martino.
As we approach the most wonderful time of the year, we ask creative directors what gift someone should buy a designer for Christmas.
The digital design consultancy has appointed a new head, who will oversee its six global offices and lead on growing the business in size and helping it make more money.
Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.
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