Paul McDonald

Paul McDonald

Deputy Creative Director

Paul McDonald

Grew up in Newcastle. Won a regional poster competition for┬áNorthumbria Police age 12.┬áDecided I could do this and actually get paid. Went to Newcastle College. Did more posters. Met some people. Made friends with people who could write. I couldn’t. Teamed up. Got a book together. Knocked on doors. Scotland said ‘come in’. Joined Newhaven ad agency. Ate some Haggis. Liked it. Did real ads and got paid. Played table football, Won awards and pitches. Had fun. Moved to The Union Advertising Agency. Found a new partner Euan. Got married. (Not to Euan). Worked on some great campaigns. Was promoted to Deputy Creative Director.

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Management Team

Ian McAteer

Ian McAteer

Chairman, Union Group

Kyle Hardie

Kyle Hardie

Managing Director, The Union/Union Connect

Mark Reid

Mark Reid

Planning Director, The Union

Michael Hart

Michael Hart

Creative Director, The Union/Union Digital

Gus Chalmers

Gus Chalmers

Managing Director, Union Direct

Clive Goldstein

Clive Goldstein

Managing Director, Union Leeds

Sheryl Thomson

Sheryl Thomson

Creative Director, Union Direct

Daniel Batey

Daniel Batey

Managing Director, Union Data

Paul McDonald

Paul McDonald

Deputy Creative Director

Euan Auld

Euan Auld

Deputy Creative Director

Nicci Motiang

Nicci Motiang

Head of Planning

Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor

Branding Counsel

Karen Andre

Karen Andre

Business Development Director, Union Direct

Ruth Yee

Ruth Yee

Head of Art, The Union

Caroline Cairns

Caroline Cairns

Group Account Director, Union Connect