Ben Terrett Declines D&AD President Role to Make Room for a Diverse Hire

In a blog post explaining his decision, he said too many 'middle-aged white men' hold positions like this one

Ben Terrett has passed up the opportunity to become president of D&AD. D&AD

Each year, D&AD, the London-based advertising awards organization that hands out the coveted Black Pencil, chooses a new president. Today, D&AD appointed Naresh Ramchandani, Pentagram partner and co-founder of creative agencies Karmarama and St Lukes, as president.

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