Tag Archives: my ad hero

Jonathan Sant of Cubo: why Graham Fink is my ad hero

There are many who can write a more intimate or authoritative account of my hero choice: Graham Fink. After all, he’s not exactly a stranger in the industry. An iconic creative talent who blurs the lines between advertising and art. ...

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St Luke’s’ Richard Denney: why Jeremy Craigen is my ad hero

From when Mike Cozens gave me my first job at Y&R, to working with Robert Campbell and Mark Roalfe at RKCR then joining Tony Grainger and Kate Stanners at Saatchi & Saatchi London, I‘ve been lucky to work with a ...

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Anna Carpen: why BMP’s John Webster is my ad hero

18 Feet & Rising ECD Anna Carpen chooses the master of British TV advertising as her Ad Hero. John Webster (below) is arguably the person who had the longest reign as undisputed champion of the best work. He certainly wrote ...

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Paul Houlding: why Paul Arden is my ad hero

The founder and managing partner of London independent agency Isobel chooses as his Ad Hero a “bonkers but brilliant” creative genius who put his stamp on Saatchi & Saatchi’s finest work. The other week I was at the Festival of ...

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Neil Dawson: why BMP’s Tony Cox is my ad hero

Nissan United’s top creative chooses a great creative editor and manager as his Ad Hero. When Clive Pickering and I returned from South Africa in 1997 we did the rounds in London looking for a full time job. We saw ...

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Laurence Green: why Pat Fallon is my ad hero

The co-founder of 101 picks a friend and one-time partner who made Minneapolis famous – for advertising. My Ad Hero I don’t really do heroes. Perhaps I bring a planner’s natural scepticism to bear too readily. Perhaps too many candidates ...

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David Miller: why Ogilvy’s Annette King is my ad hero

The boss of The Red Brick Road chooses as his ad hero a high-flying executive who began her WPP career at Wunderman before moving up the ranks at Ogilvy, Famously, she was twice promoted on maternity leave. My Ad Hero ...

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Carter Murray: why Harry MacAuslan is my ad hero

There’s a theme emerging already in My Ad Hero: the huge impact some people make with their generosity in terms of time and wisdom. Carter Murray of FCB chooses an accomplished account man, entrepreneur, arts patron and painter. When Stephen ...

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