Hotline: Gordon Proctor has died

Gordon Proctor, the former agency boss and one of the most well-known figures in UK advertising during the 50s and 60s, died on Tuesday.

Proctor, who was in his mid-eighties, began his career at Pritchard Wood, later going on to launch Gordon Proctor Associates. He was the president of the Solus Club in 1973. Five years ago, he led an alliance of traditionalists opposing proposals to reform it.