Editorial: Symbol of the best and worst of adland

Geoff Seymour was just 61 when he died and yet he seems like a throwback to a "loadsamoney" and devil-may-care adland culture synonymous not just with another era but another world. The one-time Collett Dickenson Pearce and Lowe star writer was one of the saddest examples of how the industry could spit out people as easily as it swallowed them. Let's hope the habit isn't about to return.

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BBH deputy ECD Caroline Pay exits
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1 BBH deputy ECD Caroline Pay exits

Bartle Bogle Hegarty has parted company with its deputy executive creative director Caroline Pay and has promoted Ian Heartfield, creative managing partner, and Anthony Austin, chief executive of Black Sheep Studios, to take over as joint deputy ECDs.

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