Rick Speer – Managing Director

Rick has been involved in international branding for over 20 years and is the founder and Managing Director of Origin Brand Consultants.  He has worked with many of the world’s leading companies on a wide range of naming, design and brand research projects.

Major clients include BASF, Novo Nordisk GlaxoSmithKline, Volvo, Bayer, DuPont, Dow, Syngenta, Astellas, Nycomed, AstraZeneca, Alcatel, Procter & Gamble, Serono, Siemens, Shell, Jaguar, Johnson & Johnson, Allergan, Baxter and Philips.

Prior to working in the UK, Rick held a senior management position in a US brand consultancy and worked with Procter & Gamble and State Street Bank in Boston and Hong Kong on international marketing assignments.  Rick received an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College and a BA from Denison University.

He is married, has three boys aged 23, 21 and 156 and has lived outside of London for 17 years.  back