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Guiding principles, shared worldwide

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Our Values

Ten ways to success

We always look for new ways to better relationships between people and brands. Across the network, our values guide, push and inspire us to keep doing just that.

  1. Makes the work better

    We deliver our very best every time,
    and we’re relentless in trying to make it better.

  2. Clients love them

    We deliver the best possible experience and ensure that our clients,
    whether external or internal, can’t succeed without us.

  3. We, not me oriented

    Our collective success is the surest path to our individual success.

  4. Is a hand raiser not a finger pointer

    When something needs to be fixed, we dive into the fray,
    take ownership and then do what we say we’re going to do.

  5. Is a radiator, not a drain

    We are powered by positive energy. When we amplify the smarts,
    skills and strengths of others, we fuel the engine of the agency.

  6. Presents well

    We come thoroughly prepared with a deep understanding,
    a positive attitude and the right tone, and we’re on every single time we’re on.

  7. Possesses healthy paranoia

    We’re never deep enough into the consumer, educated enough on
    our clients’ business, expert enough in the tools of our trade or far
    enough ahead of the competition to rest.

  8. Is a closer

    We are convincing, compelling and convicted, and we refuse
    to give in until we’ve sold the best possible solution.

  9. Bounces back

    We meet disappointment head on, persevere and power forward.

  10. Does the right thing

    We do the right thing, the respectful thing, the just thing,
    especially when it’s the hard thing.

Our Leadership

Unlocking the power of data & creativity

  • chris thomas

    Chris Thomas



  • mike doods

    Mike Dodds

    Managing Director


  • jennifer doherty

    Jennifer Dougherty

    Director of New Business


  • richard fraser

    Richard Fraser

    Managing Director

    Asia, Middle East & Africa

  • reza ghaem

    Reza Ghaem-Maghami

    Global Chief Strategy Officer


  • chris howaston

    Chris Howatson


    CHE Proximity

  • nick orsman

    Nick Orsman

    International Head of Data & Analytics


  • nick williams

    Nick Williams

    Managing Director, Multinational Clients


  • doug worple

    Doug Worple


    Barefoot Proximity


Working at Proximity

We’re interested in the talent of tomorrow. We like to talk to change-makers, problem-solvers, convention-breakers and opportunity-creators. Sound like you?

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