Despite being a media man, Lay enjoyed being "close to the local executions" and initially resisted joining a media specialist.
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Mann had also worked at Rank Hovis McDougall and Heinz.
Series will be available to view free of charge on HAT's website over the course of this year.
Mike Moran, who became one of the UK's most high-profile marketers at Toyota and Thames Water before taking a top role in the outdoor advertising industry, has died aged 58.
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No matter that he dragged the global ad industry kicking and screaming into the modern age, Sir Martin Sorrell will continue being the subject of a relentless debate about whether he's been a benevolent or a malevolent influence on it.
Sir Martin Sorrell's dramatic departure from WPP has rocked the ad industry. John Tylee examines how a man who never ran an ad agency rose to become such a dominant force in marketing communications.
Gary Denham, the award-winning art director who also built a reputation as an acclaimed photographer and artist, has died aged 66.
The only thing certain in 2017 was the widespread uncertainty, from the snap general election and a downer on Cannes to poorly received ads and a raft of senior job changes.
National Lottery money is being used a fund a "living history" project in which some of advertising's most influential figures of the last half century will be filmed talking about their lives and work to create a permanent legacy for the industry's future generations.
Molly Godet-Thomas, the former senior art director who won a Cannes Gold Lion during a career spanning J Walter Thompson and Publicis - during which time she became a role model for aspiring women creatives - has died aged 68 after a two-year battle with cancer.
Anthony Simonds-Gooding, the marketer who approved Heineken's iconic "refreshes the parts" campaign before going on to become a trouble-shooter at the then Saatchi & Saatchi group and the financially crippled D&AD, has died aged 80.
David Bernstein, the veteran ad industry commentator, former agency creative director and founder of The Creative Business, has died aged 89.
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