James Henderson reacts to the advisor rankings
BP Q1 update


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00:00 - 00:03... big wins this quarter have included Mediclinic, Temasek
00:04 - 00:05Greenshill Capital and BCA
00:05 - 00:07As well as Looker's Car Dealership and UP Global
00:08 - 00:12We've worked on some high profile transactions including McCormick's acquisition of Premier Foods
00:12 - 00:15The sale of London City Airport, and the Tata Steel sale
00:17 - 00:19This all looks good Gavin
00:19 - 00:21i'm impressed by the quality of your team's work
00:24 - 00:26James..
00:27 - 00:28There is one more thing...
00:31 - 00:33We still haven't quite managed to knock Brunswick off their perch in the advisor rankings...
00:34 - 00:36By market cap their client base is still bigger than ours
00:53 - 00:58Everyone except Gavin Davis, John Sunnucks and Tom Leigh get out now
01:13 - 01:15Gavin, WTF??!!
01:15 - 01:17I explicitly instructed you to make sure that we beat them in this quarter
01:18 - 01:23If I have to hear one more person at a drinks party tell me how charming Alan Parker is I’m going to f**king explode!!
01:25 - 01:28let me recap again for you morons how this works
01:29 - 01:31Bell Pottinger must be the best agency in world!!!
01:31 - 01:34FTSE 100s, sovereign wealth funds, multi nationals, governments, Business leaders
01:34 - 01:37I want all of them on our client list in big f**cking bold letters
01:37 - 01:40and you Gavin are the person i've tasked to do it!!
01:40 - 01:42But James our international expansion is very much on track
01:42 - 01:46Silence Leigh! Don't you think I don't know that?!
01:46 - 01:48James, even with the uncertaintly being created by Brexit we continue to perform well
01:48 - 01:52Don't give me the Brexit excuse Leigh you asshole!
01:53 - 01:54Stick to the numbers yea?
01:56 - 01:57A truly global PR agency
01:57 - 02:00should be immune from such localized macro concerns
02:00 - 02:03We need to be thinking much bigger!!!
02:04 - 02:08There have never been more businesses and world leaders in need of strategic comms advice
02:08 - 02:13The prime minister of this country was accused of shagging a pig's head
02:14 - 02:16and my. phone. didn't. even. ring...
02:17 - 02:21Now he is being accused of profiting from an offshore tax haven and still we haven't been contacted!
02:27 - 02:29I started a small PR company in 2004
02:30 - 02:34It was called Pelham, and it had natural resources at it's core
02:34 - 02:36we were a darling of The City!
02:41 - 02:42Even with the resources sector on it's knees
02:43 - 02:47we continue to grow the business and do fantastic work for clients!
02:48 - 02:53I didn't even really like oil & gas. It was very technical and unglamorous
02:54 - 02:56when I hired you Gavin you were young and stupid
02:56 - 02:59you had a beard FFS!!!
03:00 - 03:02but I took a chance on you because i'm a visionary!!
03:04 - 03:07Don't worry Lucinda, i'm sure he will have calmed down when he gets back to his office
03:14 - 03:16I'm going to give you all another chance
03:19 - 03:23John Sunnucks, can you grip this please
03:25 - 03:26now
03:31 - 03:33I want a clear plan
03:40 - 03:46You worked at Brunswick, you know what we need to do to bring down that bastard Parker
03:46 - 03:49Then Bell Pottinger can take it's rightful place
03:53 - 03:56As the number 1 agency in London