Jim Surguy


Jim SurguyAs the Principal of Harvest Consulting, which he founded in early 2007, Jim has extensive industry experience both as client, agency boss and consultant. Jimís early career was in Unilever on brand management. Subsequently he organised a management buyout of Lonsdale Advertising which he built into a group before selling to the then publicly quoted  company KLP , whose Head Office Jim was asked to join as Deputy Chairman of the Communications Division.

A spell as a Board Director of McCann followed where he was responsible for running all the promotional marketing and non-media advertising operations of the company. Jim then joined Results International as the 3rd member. Over a period of eleven years, 10 of them as MD, he helped build Results into the best known and largest marcomms consultancy and M&A practice in the UK. He has initiated and advised on many of the best known deals in the industry in recent years.

Well known as a conference speaker, writer and industry commentator Jim is now specialising at Harvest in corporate development, particularly all aspects of M&A, helping clients with growth strategies, grooming, exit planning and value realisation.


Contact Details: 

Harvest Consulting

1 Berkeley Street

London W1J 8DJ

t +44 (0) 20 3402 2410



Articles by Jim Surguy

  1. Survive and Thrive; Starting Your Own Business
  2. DM Agencies In Tougher Times
  3. Happy Marriages
  4. The Road to Hell Is Paved With Good Intentions
  5. What Next For M&A In the Design
  6. PM Surgery
  7. Doing it yourself
  8. How To Be A Much Better Client To Your Hard-Pressed Design Agency
  9. The Search for Happiness
  10. FT Creative Review