Hungry for Good Work: McCann South Africa CCO Mick Blore on Re-Building a Crackerjack Creative Team

It’s a rather intuitive strategy—if his gut tells him a potential hire is the right fit, he brings them into the business. And for Mick Blore, the approach has never failed. Having built successful teams at Y&R, Saatchi & Saatchi and The Jupiter Drawing Room, he was most recently tasked with overseeing a quick turnaround in talent as Chief Creative Officer of McCann South Africa.

Prior to joining McCann, Blore says a brief hiatus allowed him to take a candid look at the industry today—resulting in a reinvigorated approach that’s now building a dynamic team. A few months into the transition, Clios.com spoke with the CLIO winner and former juror about ushering in a new era of innovation….

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