Tony Vickers service of thanksgiving on 23 February

A service of thanksgiving for Tony Vickers, the former managing director of sales and marketing at BSkyB and sales chief at TV-am, will be held on Monday 23 February.

Tony Vickers: service of thanksgiving will be held on 23 February
Tony Vickers: service of thanksgiving will be held on 23 February

He died late last year following a two-year battle with cancer.

Vickers joined BSkyB in 1991 and set up Forecourt TV, the petrol station media network in 1998.

He began his career in media at Foote Cone & Belding in 1960 and also worked for Capital Radio, Link Television and TV-am, where he was the sales director and deputy managing director.

The service will be held at St Marylebone Parish Church at 12pm on Monday 23 February.