Tag Archives: Margaret Thatcher

Andy Law picks his Desert Island Ads

Andy Law is chairman of innovation consultancy Fearlessly Frank. Prior to joining FF he helped to found some of London’s better creative agencies including St Luke’s and The Law Firm. Here’s his choice of, mostly, ads. Asked to pick my ...

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MediaCom’s Europe boss Nick Lawson picks his Desert Island Ads

In the first of an occasional series Nick Lawson, CEO EMEA of WPP-owned media planning and buying giant MediaCom, picks his Desert Island Ads – ones which have influenced his career and the way he thinks of advertising. It’s a ...

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The real story behind the Bell Pottinger buy-out leak

How ironic, you might think, that a momentous development at the UK’s leading PR company should only come to light through an untimely leak. Lord Bell (pictured) and Piers Pottinger, respectively chairman and deputy chairman of Chime Communications, are plotting ...

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Early death of Philip Gould reminds us of the days when admen ruled the UK political world

And Philip Gould (latterly Lord Gould) wasn’t even a particularly famous adman before he was chosen by New Labour presiding genius Peter Mandelson (later Lord…etc, etc) to be the about-to-be-revived party’s opinion pollster (usually focus groups) and sage. Gould died ...

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