Dominic Hollamby
Rothschild
Jeremy Isaacs
JRJ Group

Johnny Hornby

The&Partnership

London, UK

Chairman and CEO

The&Partnership

Johnny Hornby
Biography
Beginning his career at agencies Ogilvy, CDP and TBWA (from graduate to MD), Johnny Hornby was quick to put his stamp on the industry. In 2001 he co-founded CHI, which has become one of UK’s fastest growing ad agencies. In 2013 Hornby launched The&Partnership, an international agency group made up of nine different communication businesses across four continents. An expert industry commentator, he is a regular speaker at international advertising conferences.

Johnny Hornby’s Newsfeed

24 Mar 2017
City AM
With more big brands pulling ads from YouTube over extremist content, are they over-reacting?

Johnny Hornby, founder of The&Partnership said: "Since last week, Google has so far neither said nor done anything that would make me advise any of our clients to advertise on YouTube".

16 Mar 2017
The Guardian
Guardian pulls ads from Google after they were placed next to extremist material

The Guardian has withdrawn all its online advertising from Google and YouTube after it emerged that its ads were being inadvertently placed next to extremist material...Johnny Hornby, founder of the ad group The&Partnership, said of the current market: “Far too little is being done to make a dent in the billions our clients are losing to fraudsters – let alone the reputational damage caused by the inadequate brand safety policies of major platforms like Google, YouTube and Facebook".

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Johnny Hornby’s Background

Chairman and CEO
Nov 2013 - Present
The&Partnership is an entrepreneurial, international agency group backed by WPP, where the majority owners are the founders and partners of the individual businesses. Comprising of nine different communication businesses across four continents, with over 1,500 people, spanning ten disciplines from advertising to design, CRM, media, data, analytics, PR and social.
Founding Partner
Jan 2001 - Present
CHI&Partners is the UK’s fastest growing agency from this decade, working with large domestic clients and international clients. CHI&Partners was the UK’s most awarded independent agency in 2012/2013 – and this year featured in The Sunday Times Top Track 250 and International Track 200 as the UK’s fastest-growing ad agency both in terms of UK and international sales.
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Other Business Interests

Board Member
Aug 2013 - Present
London, UK
Trustee
Jul 2011 - Present
London, UK
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Johnny Hornby’s Education