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Caroline Le Bas, the former Young & Rubicam group account director

and one of the founders of the former Brignull Le Bas agency, has died

at the age of 50 after a long battle with cancer. After leaving Y&R in

the early 90s she married Nico Rogerson, one of the founding partners of

Dewe Rogerson, and had recently been playing a behind-the-scenes role in

Labour's election campaign.