Nils Leonard Talks Iggy Pop, Grey’s Best Work and Ads That ‘Wind Me Up’

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CANNES, France—Nils Leonard now-famously took his shirt off with Iggy Pop on the main stage at the Cannes Lions festival here on Wednesday. But a few hours earlier—and fully clothed—he sat down with Adweek to talk ads.

Check out the video to hear about his favorite work of the year, both from Grey and from other agencies. And he also touches on a new obsession for him—pondering why the ad industry seems to have such a problem with older employees. 

@nudd Tim Nudd is a former creative editor of Adweek.
Publish date: June 22, 2016 © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT