Thursday, April 06, 2006

A lulu on the list of 101 Dumbest Moments in Business -- an advertising dude takes sexism to the next level

Oh Jeeeez. This list is too much. It's a list of 2005's 101 Dumbest Moments in Business. And I reckon this one takes the cake...

29. Men, on the other hand, have a charming self-destructive quality.
Speaking at an ad industry event in Toronto, WPP Group's worldwide
creative director, Neil French, says there aren't more female creative
directors "because they're crap" and they eventually "wimp out" and "go
off and suckle something." French speaks from a stage decorated as a
hunting lodge while being served drinks by a woman in a skimpy maid's
outfit, of whom he asks, "Could you lean over a bit more?" Two weeks
later WPP accepts French's resignation.

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