Richard Humphreys Affle

Richard Humphreys has a vast and rich experience in advertising and media and was previously the President of Saatchi & Saatchi. He was responsible for 63 companies with over five thousand employees in 27 countries. He has vast experience in many aspects of Advertising & Media.

Richard started his career writing for BBC and ITV. He rose to be the Managing Director of an operating division of one of the first publicly listed UK agencies. Following this, he started his own advertising agency in 1978 and took it to the top twenty in the UK by the mid-eighties. His company was acquired by Saatchi & Saatchi. After serving as President, Richard moved on from Saatchi & Saatchi to become President of Adcom Investors, owner of a leading US advertising, new media, and sports marketing group of companies. He negotiated the sale of Adcom to Publicis.

Over the last decade, Richard has advised some of the World’s leading media companies. Based primarily in London, he has been involved in the expansion of various new media companies in the US, television broadcasters in Russia and Japan, film and television production studios in the US and Mexico, and advertising companies in Europe.