Simon Whale

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Simon Whale is the managing director of Luther Pendragon.

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Whale first joined The Russell Partnership between 1986 as an assistant, eventually rising to managing director and finally taking a seat on the board as a director, before leaving in 1997.

In 1997 he joined Bell Pottinger Communications as a director, for 3 years[1].

In 2000 he was hired as managing director of Luther Pendragon, where he has overseen the purchases of Quintus Public Affairs Ltd[2] and Lucid Communication[3].

He is also non-executive director and vice-chairman of PG Mutual[4].



  1. Gidon Freeman Whale comes on board for Luther Pendragon PR Week, 21 July 2000, accessed 16 October 2014
  2. Matt Cartmell Luther Pendragon makes redundancies following Quintus acquisition PR Week, 10 June 2000, accessed 16 October 2014
  3. Lucid Communication joins forces with Luther Pendragon Source Wire, 31 July 2012, accessed 16 October 2014
  4. Simon Whale Linkedin, accessed 16 October 2014