THE A LIST: Part 5 of 11


Current job: Chief executive, Viacom Outdoor. +44 (0)20 7482 3000.

Details: Not supplied.

The lowdown: A familiar player in the outdoor media sector, Goddard once

played in a Bob Marley tribute band at a Viacom sales conference.


Born: Blackburn, 27 April 1971.

Family: Jeanne Bishop and Peter Gold (parents).

Lives: Maida Vale, London.

Education: Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Blackburn; Cambridge

University (French & German).

Current job: New-business director, Clemmow Hornby Inge. +44 (0)20 7025


Salary: See Companies House.

Career highlights: 1993, joining Lowe Howard-Spink as a graduate

trainee; 1999, being made board account director on Weetabix, Reebok and

Olympus; 2002, appointed new-business director in January; 2002, joining

CHI as new-business director in November.

Proudest achievements: Getting my first job in advertising at Lowe

Howard-Spink; being the account director on award-winning campaigns for

Weetabix, Heineken, Reebok and Olympus cameras; running Lowe's pitch for

Orange business in 2000; being part of the team that made Lowe Agency of

the Year in 2000. Getting my job at CHI.

Honours and awards: Various D&AD, BTA, Campaign and IPA awards while at

Lowe for Olympus cameras, Heineken, Weetabix, Reebok, Wickes and Orange;

Cannes gold for CHI's Tango campaign.

Professional organisations: Marketing Society; IPA.

Clubs: England Supporters Travel Club, Next-Generation Gym, Holmes

Place, Soho House, The Electric House, Cobden Club.

Hates: Mussels.

Loves: Blackburn Rovers, shopping, holidays.

Admires: Jack Walker.

Favourite ad: 'Crazy ones', Apple.

Film: The Godfather, Francis Ford Coppola.

Book: James and the Giant Peach, Roald Dahl.

Music: Walking Wounded, Everything But The Girl

Hotel: La Figuiere, St Tropez.

The lowdown: The diminutive Gold, more popularly known as Goldie, has

unleashed a fiery ambition since she left Lowe to join CHI after nine

years. The combination of a strong Lancashire accent with a myriad of

designer clothes enables her to stand out from her peers.


Born: London, 10 July 1961.

Family: Undisclosed.

Lives: Hampstead, London NW3.

Education: Mill Hill; UMIST.

Current job: Group press director, MediaCom. +44 (0)20 7874 5500.

Salary: Undisclosed.

Career highlights: Undisclosed.

Proudest achievements: Undisclosed.

Honours and awards: CAM Diploma; Institute of Marketing Diploma.

Professional organisations: ABC Council.

Clubs: Holmes Place.

Hates: Undisclosed.

Loves: Undisclosed.

Admires: Undisclosed.

Favourite ad: 'Photo booth', Hamlet.

Film: Pulp Fiction, Quentin Tarantino.

Book: The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde.

Music: Blue Lines, Massive Attack.

Hotel: Ana Mandara, Vietnam. The lowdown His smooth looks and slightly

monotone manner belie the fact that Goodman is the man with his finger

on the pulse of the press industry.


Current job: Corporate development director, Maiden Outdoor. +44 (0)20

7838 4000.

Details: Not supplied.

The lowdown: Goodwin has come a long way from his first job - selling

packaging machinery in Venezuela. He has survived three redundancies and

says that travel is his most expensive hobby.


Born: Nottingham 22 October 1964.

Family: Rex and Mary Goodwin (parents); Beata Goodwin (wife); one son;

one daughter.

Lives: Spitalfields, London E1.

Education: Loughborough Grammar School, Leeds University Law School; The

School of Communication Arts.

Current job: Deputy creative director, M&C Saatchi. +44 (0)20 7543 4500.

Salary: Not telling.

Career highlights: Landing my first job; leaving my second job; winning

my first D&AD pencil; working with such inspirational and creative

people as Andrew Niccol, Tiger Savage, Gary Martin, Chris Palmer, Mark

Denton, John Hegarty, Tim Delaney, Simon Dicketts, James Lowther and

Jeremy Sinclair.

Proudest achievements: The births of my daughter and son (corny and

unoriginal, I know, but true).

Honours and awards: The ones I value most are three D&AD silvers; three

D&AD nominations; three Campaign Poster golds; seven Campaign Poster

silvers; three pieces of work accepted into the archive at the V&A


Professional organisations: D&AD. Are there any others for creatives?

Clubs: Undisclosed.

Hates: Hate.

Loves: Love.

Admires: My parents, my wife, my children and those in career


Favourite ad: Too many to mention, but 'Drugstore', Levi's, takes some


Film: Taxi Driver, Martin Scorsese, among others.

Book: The Master and Margarita, Mikhail Bulgakov.

Music: Quicksand, David Bowie; Paint it Black, The Rolling Stones. I

don't know what it will be tomorrow.

Hotel: The Baan Taling Ngam, Thailand.

The lowdown: He might not have the style and profile of his creative

partner, Tiger Savage, but Goodwin is a talented creative with shelves

full of awards to prove it.


Born: Melbourne, Australia, 21 June 1959.

Family: Richard Kevan and Jillian Mary Galwey (parents); three children

Lives: London SW19.

Education: Scotch College, Melbourne; Monash University, Melbourne

(Faculties of Law & Economics).

Current job: Executive vice-president, general manager, McCann-Erickson

New York office +1 (0)646 865 2000.

Salary: See Companies House.

Career highlights: 1981,Ogilvy & Mather Melbourne, Brisbane, graduate

trainee; 1982-89, Ogilvy & Mather Paris; 1989-93, account executive to

board account director; BDDP Paris; 1993-94, deputy managing director,

BDDP Franfkurt; 1994-2003, founder/managing director, Euro RSCG Wnek


Proudest achievement: Retaining my modesty.

Honours and awards: None.

Professional organisations: None.

Clubs: Marylebone Cricket Club (life member); Melbourne Cricket Club;

Melbourne Rugby Club; Racing Club de France; Circle Castel Paris.

Hates: Cucumber.

Loves: My family.

Admires: Father.

Favourite ad: 'Big', Barclays.

Film: Chariots of Fire, Hugh Hudson.

Book: The Godfather, Mario Puzo.

Music: Not fussy.

Hotel: St James Club, Paris.

The lowdown: Gosper's avuncular personality makes him a formidable

client-facing ad professional - a skill that must have proved

irresistible to the head-hunters at McCann-Erickson. He's been too

modest to mention his rugby-playing talents of years gone by.


Current job: Chairman and chief executive, Group M, MindShare. +1 (0)212

646 756 4000.

Details: Not supplied.

The lowdown: The 'daddy' of the US media scene, Gotlieb was Sir Martin

Sorrell's man of choice when he wanted someone to kick ass, take shit

and wrench media out of J. Walter Thompson and Ogilvy & Mather to launch

MindShare in America.


Born: London, 1 April 1961.

Family: Ruth and Ronnie Gottlieb (parents); Stephaine (wife); three


Lives: London NE4.

Education: Friern Barnet Grammar School; City of London School.

Current job: Chief executive, OMD Europe. +44 (0)20 7908 3400.

Salary: Undisclosed.

Career highlights: 1980, joined Time Buying Services as trainee working

across all media and a range of entertainment and retail business; 1985,

joined Chris Ingram Associates as a senior non-broadcast planner buyer

and promoted to Associate Director in 1987; led CIA's planning and

buying unit for BT's UK press business; 1989, promoted to the board;

August 1990, left CIA to form Manning Gottlieb Media and built a

successful business combining creative strategic thinking with

hard-nosed buying, attracting key clients including Nike, PlayStation,

Virgin Atlantic, Sony Music, Johnson and Johnson, fcuk and Royal & Sun

Alliance; 1997, sold Manning Gottlieb to Omnicom Group; 2000, Omnicom

invited me to take the leadership role at OMD Europe as network chief


Proudest achievement: Three. One - Manning Gottlieb, where we

successfully capitalised from building a great business from scratch;

two - OMD Europe, where I built a team who have turned a weak European

network into a powerful and successful competitor; three - doing all

this and still celebrating 20 blissful years of marriage.

Honours and awards: A few odd media awards along the way.

Professional organisations: IPA.

Clubs: Club Fiorano.

Hates: Bullies; stupidity.

Loves: My family; close friends; coming up with better ideas than my


Admires: Anyone who is super-smart and charitable but doesn't shout

about either.

Favourite ad: Nike's billboard campaign in London in the early 90s.

Film: In the Heat of the Night, Norman Jewison.

Book: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants, Hermann Vaske - for anyone

who wants to understand the real beauty of our craft.

Music: Penny Lane, The Beatles.

Hotel: Hotel De Russie, Rome.

The lowdown: With the subsequent success of OMD Europe, the

Ferrari-driving speed fanatic Gottlieb proved that, despite selling

Manning Gottlieb to Omnicom, he still had fire in his belly.


Current job: Managing director, Academy. +44 (0)20 7395 4155.

Details: Not supplied.

The lowdown: Gower's reputation for spotting, nurturing and retaining

top directing talent is legendary. A firm believer in how

cross-pollination between commercials and features directing can improve

the final result.


Born: Reading, Berkshire, 19 October 1957.

Family: Finola (nee Clark, wife); one son; one daughter.

Lives: Dulwich.

Education: Trinity School, Croydon; Gonville and Caius College,

Cambridge (MA English).

Current job: 2001, editor, Financial Times. +44 (0)20 7873 3000.

Salary: Undisclosed.

Career highlights: Undisclosed.

Proudest achievements: Undisclosed.

Honours and awards: Undisclosed.

Professional organisations: Undisclosed.

Clubs: Undisclosed.

Hates: Undisclosed.

Loves: Undisclosed.

Admires: Undisclosed.

Favourite ad: Undisclosed.

Film: Undisclosed.

Book: Undisclosed.

Music: Undisclosed.

Hotel: Undisclosed.

The lowdown: Once forced to wear a children's party hat while making a

speech on the misfortunes of Enron, Gowers is making his mark in a more

serious way since taking the helm of the FT in 2001.


Born: London, 21 September 1950.

Family: David and Rosemary Graham (parents); Christine McLean (wife);

one step-daughter.

Education: Canterbury Cathedral Choir School; St Edward's School,

Oxford; University of Liverpool (History).

Current job: Director-general, Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).

+44 (0)20 7580 5555.

Career highlights: 1973, trainee, BBC News; 1976, producer, A Word in

Edgeways (Radio 4); 1977-79, producer, File on Four; 1982-83, producer,

Timewatch (BBC 2); 1986- 87, producer, The Money Programme; 1988,

producer, A Week in Politics (Channel 4); 1989, deputy editor, The Money

Programme; 1990-94, managing editor, BBC News Programmes; 1996-99, BBC


Proudest achievements: Not being elected to Parliament - twice (1983 and

1987, Liberal-SDP Alliance, North Wiltshire).

Honours and awards: None.

Professional organisations: Chairman, European Advertising Standards

Alliance; non-executive director, Electoral Reform Ballot Services.

Hates: Intolerance.

Loves: Music; political history; looking at paintings; Italy; birdsong.

Admires: My wife.

Favourite ad: 'Perfect Day', BBC; Churchill's surprisingly passionate

nodding dog.

Film: Citizen Kane, Orson Welles.

Book: Can You Forgive Her?, Anthony Trollope.

Music: Tosca, Giacomo Puccini - all of it.

Hotel: La Mamounia, Marrakech.

The lowdown: A man with a penchant for weeding out misleading ads and

rapping the perpetrators, Graham once compared the ASA with the Canadian

Mounted Police Force, adding: 'The Mountie always gets his man.'


Born: Johannesburg, South Africa, 27 November 1960.

Family: Claire Granger (wife and soulmate - sounds terribly cliched, but

she is); two sons; one daughter.

Lives: Gerrards Cross, Bucks.

Education: Northcliff High School, Johannesburg. No college education or

degrees - I hated school and as soon as I could leave, I did (I don't do

well with authority).

Current job: Executive creative director, Saatchi & Saatchi. +44 (0)20

7636 5060.

Career highlights: Being part of the team that built Hunt Lascaris into

one of the top creative agencies in the world; transforming Bozell New

York into a creative hotshop; moving to Saatchis in London.

Proudest achievement: Promoting an assistant to art director at the

Majestic Bar in Cannes after she had just walked off stage with her

first gold Lion.

Honours and awards: One Show; D&AD; Andies; Andy's, Addy's; Clio; Art

Directors Club; New York festival; Cannes (34 Lions).

Professional organisations: The Art Directors Club of New York; D&AD.

Clubs: None in UK.

Hates: Apathy.

Loves: My family.

Admires: Nelson Mandela - for his ability to forgive the people who

stole 30 years of his life.

Favourite ad: I don't have one.

Film: Breakfast at Tiffany's, Blake Edwards.

Book: Who Moved My Cheese?, Spencer Johnson - powerful stuff; it gave me

the courage to leave my comfort zone in South Africa and move to New

York and again to move to Saatchis London.

Music: This is a difficult one. It depends on the day and my mood. Led

Zeppelin is probably my favourite band - they influenced so many people.

However, there are some great bands around at the moment; White Stripes,

Sum 41, Evanescence, Linkin Park and Blur are fantastic.

Hotel: Colombe d'Or, St Paul de Vence, Provence.

The lowdown: Granger's gentle manner belies a man familiar with grasping

the nettle and tackling difficult issues. Like his predecessor, Dave

Droga, Granger is passionate about the power of awards.


Born: Glasgow, 7 July 1966.

Family: Partner, two sisters, one brother.

Lives: Chiswick.

Education: Hunter High, Paisley; college (BSc Biology).

Current job: Commercial managing director, national, Capital Radio. +44

(0) 20 7766 6000.

Salary: That would be telling.

Career highlights: 1988-93, Scotland on Sunday; 1993-95, Thompson Media

Sales; 1996-97, The Newspaper Society; 1997-99, Trinity Mirror;

1999-2002, Metro; 2002-present, Capital Radio Group.

Proudest achievements: Getting my current job - having been at Capital

for a year, who wouldn't be?

Honours and awards: Marketing Week Marketing Effectiveness Awards Media

Brand of the Year 2000; Media Week Media Brand of the Year 2000; Media

Week Sales Team of the Year 2000; Campaign Medium of the Year 2000;

Marketing Society Awards New Brand of the Year 2001; ntl Commercial

Sales Team of the Year 2003; Media Week Sales Team of the Year 2003.

Professional organisations: Institute of Directors; CIM.

Clubs: Esporta.

Hates: Marmite; people not taking personal responsibility; media hype.

Loves: The outdoors; being on my bike; dinner with friends; winning.

Admires: My mum.

Favourite ad: 'Points of view', The Guardian; Imperial War Museum radio


Film: The Matrix, Andy and Larry Wachowski.

Book: Touching the Void, Joe Simpson.

Music: Piece of music implies classical, so it'd have to be Ninth

Symphony, Ludwig van Beethoven; other than that, anything by Texas.

Hotel: Very media - Babington House, Somerset.

The lowdown: Grant is one of a new breed of media-owner marketers who

are shaking up the way media companies sell themselves to the

advertising and marketing industries. Her canny, shrewd, no-nonsense

manner is complemented by a down-to-earth approachability.


Current job: Managing director, Vizeum UK. +44 (0)20 7379 9000.

Details: Not supplied.

The lowdown: The woman who fed Mark Craze's parking meter has come a

long way in media since that first job at TMD. Her real name is

Patricia, but it changed because her little sister couldn't pronounce



Born: Luton, 27 July1966.

Family: Phil and Angela Green (parents); Tanya Boyd (wife); three


Lives: St Margarets, London.

Education: Watford Grammar School; Bristol University (BSc Economics).

Current job: Managing partner, Fallon London. +44 (0) 20 7494 9120.

Salary: Prudent.

Career highlights: Contributing round the edges at Abbott Mead Vickers

(1989-93); building the planning department and running the Whitbread

business at Lowe's (1993-98); shaping a business, a brand and a culture

at Fallon (1998 to date).

Proudest achievement: Family.

Honours and awards: Three gold IPA Effectiveness Awards (all thanks to


Professional organisations: IPA (member, Value of Advertising

committee); APG; Marketing Society.

Clubs: The Union; the Catholic Church.

Hates: Nothing.

Loves: Jimmy Stewart; total football; The Flaming Lips; chips at The

Union; Sydney Harbour.

Admires: NHS nurses.

Favourite ad: 'Points of view', The Guardian; 'Drugstore', Levi's.

Film: It's a Wonderful Life, Frank Capra.

Book: A New Path to the Waterfall, Raymond Carver.

Music: Into My Arms, Nick Cave.

Hotel: The Portaferry, Portaferry, County Down.

The lowdown: Regularly named as 'the nicest planner in London', Green's

social reputation also extends to his sterling career in the industry.


Born: London, 2 May 1959

Family: Shirley (mother, deceased); Harry (father); Hayley (wife); two


Lives: Hampstead Garden Suburb.

Education: Kingsbury High School (comprehensive), North London.

Current job: Creative director and founding partner, Delaney Lund Knox

Warren & Partners. +44 (0)20 7836 3474.

Salary: Undisclosed.

Career highlights: Co-founding DLKW; being part of the birth of the Gary

Lineker Walkers campaign at BMP DDB in 1993.

Proudest achievement: Being half of one of the longest-standing creative

partnerships in the industry with Gary Betts; the launch campaign for

The Holocaust Exhibition at the Imperial War Museum.

Honours and awards: D&AD; BTAA; Cannes Lion; Clios; ILRs; New York Art

Directors Club; Creative Circle.

Professional organisations: I am on the business development committee

of Norwood, a charity for people with learning disabilities (mental


Clubs: Holmes Place;David Lloyd; Hampstead Garden Suburb Synagogue.

Hates: Prejudice; ignorance; wasted ability; bananas.

Loves: Cycling; music; family; holidays; Tottenham Hotspur.

Admires: Lance Armstrong; Steven Spielberg; Gary Betts.

Favourite ad: 'Casino', Volkswagen; 'Martians', Cadbury Smash; 'secret

lemonade drinker', R Whites.

Film: The Godfather, Francis Ford Coppola; Lawrence of Arabia, David


Book: Reunion, Fred Uhlman; Illusions, Richard Bach.

Music: Here, There and Everywhere, The Beatles; Jerusalem, Charles HH


Hotel: Grand Hotel, Rimini; Royal Beach, Eilat.

The lowdown: An ardent Spurs fan, Green is known as a sun worshipper.

His favourite wind-up is telling people that he and creative partner

Gary Betts originally teamed up when Green was a cabbie and Betts a



Current job: Former chief executive, Carlton. +44 (0)20 7663 6363.

Details: Not supplied.

The lowdown: Compared with Charles Allen at Granada, Green had a more

comfortable upbringing. But he still had the steel to grow Carlton from

a company with four members of staff into an ITV giant. A victim of the

ITV merger after a bloody investor coup.


Current job: Former chairman and chief executive, TBWA.

Details: Not supplied.

The lowdown: Proof that reading maths and philosophy at university can

lead to a career - any career. And a brilliant one at that, spanning

start-up, flotation and sale to one of the world's biggest networks.


Born: London.

Family: Gorgeous daughter; fantastic partner.

Lives: Bermondsey, London.

Education: Streets of London.

Current job: Founder and managing director, Great Guns. +44 (0)20 7692


Salary: 10 per cent of what my directors earn.

Career highlights: Making the Guess? spot with Juliette Lewis and Harry

Dean Stanton; executive producing and co-creating Push TV show for ABC


Proudest achievement: Overcoming the fear of death.

Honours and awards: More than 100 worldwide awards, including six D&ADs.

Professional organisations: D&AD.

Clubs: Camden Road; Soho House; Teatro; Stoke Park.

Hates: Negative vibes.

Loves: Life.

Admires: My mother.

Favourite ad: Too many to mention.

Film: Being There, Hal Ashby.

Book: The Prophet, Kahlil Gibran.

Music: Mumbai Theme, AR Rahman.

Hotel: Home.

The lowdown: Once confessing that she'd like her ashes sent up in a

firework, Gregory is one of the production industry's greatest sparks.


Born: Tredegar, Gwent, 9 November 1944.

Family: Vivienne (wife, married 36 years); one son; one daughter.

Lives: Putney, London.

Education: Hillstone Preparatory School, Great Malvern, Worcestershire;

Oundle, Northamptonshire.

Current job: Executive director, International Advertising Association,

UK Chapter. +44 (0)20 7431 7701.

Salary: Undisclosed.

Career highlights: 2-4 June 1964, Articled clerk, Cooper Bros, chartered

accountants; 1966-68, assistant international press media buyer, Young &

Rubicam; 1969, TV buying supervisor, Ogilvy & Mather; 1982, board

director, 1985-87, management supervisor, Ford Motor Company; 1987-90,

worldwide management supervisor, Ford of Europe, Ogilvy & Mather; 1991,

managing director O&M East Africa, Nairobi; 1992-97, chairman, The

Travel-Cam Company, London; 1998-2001, senior vice-president,

international client services director, Bozell/FCB, Taipei, Taiwan.

Proudest achievements: 1982, running the London Marathon.

Honours and awards: None.

Professional organisations: None.

Clubs: Arts Club; Dover St; Wimbledon Park Golf Club; Kinetica Gym,


Hates: Getting old.

Loves: Not having to worry about courting, finding a job, getting

married, buying property, having children or my pension.

Admires: Mrs Vivienne Grieve; David Ogilvy.

Favourite ad: 'Photo booth', Hamlet.

Film: Monsieur Hulot's Holiday, Jacques Tati.

Book: The Mayor of Casterbridge, Thomas Hardy.

Music: Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen.

Hotel: The Boathouse, Phuket, Thailand.

The lowdown: Rarely seen on duty without a tie held firmly in place by a

Windsor knot and a well-tailored sports jacket, the well-groomed Grieve

looks every inch the classic account man he used to be. Ridding the IAA

of its reputation as an old fart's drinking club and giving it a clearly

defined role remains a tough task though.


Born: Sheffield, 20 August 1960.

Family: Brian and Irene Grubb (parents); Lorna (wife); two daughters.

Lives: Twickenham, London.

Education: Gleadless Valley Secondary; Granville College, Sheffield.

Current job: Founding partner, DFGW. +44 (0)20 7734 5888.

Salary: Top end (or so our finance director assures me).

Career highlights: Being the first creative hired at GGT in 1980 (by

Dave Trott); being appointed to the GGT board in the mid-80s; starting

DFGW in 1989.

Proudest achievements: DFGW, an agency that has helped create one of the

most famous ad-recalled car brands, Daewoo, from absolute zero awareness

seven years ago.

Honours and awards: Winning D&AD silvers for LWT and Holstein Export;

various Campaign Press and Poster and BTA awards (never counted them).

Professional organisations: D&AD, Creative Circle.

Clubs: Groucho; Third Space.

Hates: Hypocrisy.

Loves: Travelling; music; reading; boxing; motorcycle racing; ballet

(yes, really).

Admires: Muhummad Ali, Valentino Rossi.

Favourite ad: 'Swimming pool', Benson & Hedges.

Film: Enter the Dragon, Robert Clouse.

Book: Idoru, William Gibson.

Music: Liebestraum, Franz Liszt; Edie and Ciao Baby, The Cult; I Wanna

be Adored, The Stone Roses; Waterfalls, TLC (different moods, you


Hotel: The Mercer, New York.

The lowdown: Grubb tends to hide behind the more familiar faces at DFGW,

demonstrating his trademark modesty. Has a penchant for T-shirts and



Current job: Marketing director, Barclays. +44 (0)20 7699 5000.

Details: Not supplied.

The lowdown: This no-nonsense Welshman's decision to move the Barclays

account from Leagas Delaney to Bartle Bogle Hegarty without a pitch

sparked cries of 'cronyism' from some observers and 'smart new-business

tenacity' from others.


Born: Devizes, Wiltshire, 31 March 1951.

Family: Both parents deceased; Joanna Haines (wife); two children.

Lives: Ealing, London.

Education: Devizes Grammar School; University College of Wales,


Current job: Group chief executive, Leo Burnett London. +44 (0)20 7591


Salary: Generous and fair.

Career highlights: 1973, joined Garland Compton as trainee working on

new business and Head & Shoulders; after short spells at the RH Kirkwood

Company and MMR, joined Young & Rubicam, working on Wrigley and Rank

Xerox; promoted to account director on Smirnoff, Croft and P&G; 1982,

moved to Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO running Smiths Foods, Ferguson, Cow &

Gate and Beechams; 1986, moved to Leagas Delaney as managing director

following its acquisition by AMV; 1992, left to re-engineer KHBB; 1994,

returned to Leagas Delaney; 2001, left; 2002, joined Leo Burnett as

group chief executive London; still here, still happy.

Proudest achievement: Being elected president of the IPA; having the

good fortune to have worked with some of the best creative directors in

the world; being part of the team that built Leagas Delaney to be a

great agency; leading the team that accomplished one of the most

successful mergers (Burnett and D'Arcy) this market has seen.

Honours and awards: President, IPA, 2000-02; FIPA.

Professional organisations: IPA Council; The Marketing Society; D&AD;

Solus Club.

Clubs: Groucho; Soho House.

Loves: Theatre; reading; watching rugby; cooking; eating; drinking;

buying very expensive clothes - oh, and my wife and family.

Admires: Nelson Mandela.

Favourite ad: One I worked on - 'Perfect Day', BBC - one I didn't -

'Creek', Levi's.

Film: Monsieur Hulot's Holiday, Jacques Tati.

Book: The Day of the Locust, Nathanael West.

Music: In the car, Street Fighting Man, The Rolling Stones; at home,

just about anything by George Handel.

Hotel: Hotel de Russie, Rome.

The lowdown: Haines's sauve manner and appearance make him the perfect,

client-friendly adman. Rumours that he took the top job at Burnett for

its proximity to the posh shops on Sloane Avenue are unfounded.


Current job: Global brand director, Vodafone UK. +44 (0)1635 33251.

Details: Not supplied.

The lowdown: Haines has had a busy year - as well as increasing

Vodafone's profile globally, he also successfully fought a court case

against Eddie Jordan's Formula 1 racing team, which claimed he had

verbally promised it a £100 million sponsorship deal, although

Vodafone signed a deal with Ferrari.


Born: Athens, 15 February 1967.

Family: Loucas and Nedi Haji-Ioannou (parents); one brother; one sister

(both shareholders in easyJet).

Lives: Monaco; Athens.

Education: Doucas School, Athens (A Levels); London School of Economics

(Economics); City University Business School (MSc Shipping Trade &


Current job: Serial entrepreneur.

Salary: Do not draw a salary or dividend - or expenses - from any

easyGroup company.

Career highlights: 1988, joined father's firm, Troodos Shipping; 1992,

founding chairman, Cyprus Marine Environment Protection Association;

1992, founded first venture, Stelmar Tankers, which now has 36 tankers

and was listed on the New York stock exchange in 2001; 1995, founded

easyJet, listed on London Stock Exchange in 2001; 1998, founded

easyGroup, a holding company to explore new ventures to extend the brand

and capitalise on increasing use of the internet; 1999, founded

easyInternetcafe; 2000, started easyCar, and e-mail

service; 2001, launched easyMoney; 2003, founded easyCinema.

Proudest achievement: Hopefully still to come.

Honours and awards: ITT Odyssey Award 2002, in recognition of

contribution to travel and tourism industries; GQ Man of the Year 2001;

Entrepreneur of the Year 2001; Business Communicator of the Year 2002;

European Communicator of the Year at PR Week awards 2000.

Professional organisations: None.

Clubs: None.

Hates: Undisclosed.

Loves: Undisclosed.

Admires: Undisclosed.

Favourite ad: Undisclosed.

Film: Undisclosed.

Book: Undisclosed.

Music: Undisclosed.

Hotel: Undisclosed.

The lowdown: Haji-Ioannou's ability to grasp a business opportunity

should be an inspiration to clients and adland alike. His passion for

the brand has seen him fight anyone using the easy name.


Born: Dunedin, New Zealand, 7 July 1959.

Family: Peter and Jenny Hall (parents); Sarah Hall (wife); three


Lives: London SW19.

Education: Christ's College, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Current job: Former chairman, Saatchi & Saatchi Group. +44 (0)20 7636


Salary: See Companies House.

Career highlights:: 1986, joined Colenso Communications New Zealand

(part of Omnicom Group); 1990, general manager; 1992, managing director

(Colenso was awarded Agency of the Year in 1992 by National Business

Review); 1993, managing director, Saatchis Wellington (awarded Agency of

the Year in 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000 and voted one of the top ten

agencies of the world by Advertising Age); 2000, chief executive

officer, Saatchis NZ; 2001, chief executive, Saatchis London; 2002,

chairman, Saatchi & Saatchi Group.

Proudest achievement: Saatchis London being named Agency of the Year at

Cannes 2002.

Honours and awards: See above.

Professional organisations: The Marketing Society.

Clubs: Wellington Club, NZ; Wellington Golf Club, NZ.

Loves: Surfing; cricket; rugby.

Admires: Sir Peter Blake.

Favourite ad: 'Cartoon', NSPCC.

Film: Once Were Warriors, Lee Tamahori.

Book: Into Thin Air, Jon Krakauer.

Music: Loyal, Dave Dobyn.

Hotel: Hotel Villa Milani, Spoleto, Italy.

The lowdown: Hall's energy and zest is infectious and blew the cobwebs

away at Saatchis when he arrived in 2001. Harbours a legacy of dodgy

hairstyles from his surf-dude days in NZ.


Born: London.

Family: John and Wendy Hall (parents); Charlotte (wife); two daughters.

Lives: Strawberry Hill, London

Education: Bedford School; London School of Economics (BSc Economics),

Institute of Direct Marketing (Dip DM).

Current job: Chairman, Proximity London; chief executive, Proximity

Worldwide. +44 (0)20 7298 1000.

Salary: Private.

Career highlights: Made managing director at first agency (DDM

Advertising) at 28; 1991, set up Barraclough Hall Woolston Gray with

four partners; 1993, joined AMV Group; 1996, BHWG named Campaign's first

Direct Agency of the Year; 2001, launched Proximity Worldwide; rebranded

BHWG to Proximity London as headquarters of Proximity Worldwide.

Proudest achievement: Making BHWG a creative, emotional and financial

success. Taking it from five to 265 people; building the Proximity

Worldwide network so that it now dominates the award ceremonies around

the world (number one in Cannes and DMA); winning TV Licensing for the

AMV Consortium embracing advertising, direct marketing, PR and media.

Honours and awards: Named a fellow of the IDM in 1997.

Professional organisations: IDM, chairman.

Clubs: Landmark Gym; Chelsea FC season ticket holder.

Hates: Arrogance.

Loves: My family.

Favourite ad: 'Happiness is a cigar called Hamlet' ads.

Film: The Long Good Friday, John Mackenzie.

Book: Atlas of the World.

Music: Teenage Kicks, The Undertones.

Hotel: Mercer Hotel New York.

The lowdown: As driven and competent as any industry suit, Hall

reportedly has trouble relinquishing control of his business. Has

considered becoming a Tory MP on numerous occasions.


Born: Northampton, Massachusetts, 28 March 1947.

Family: Married to Anne; two adult sons; one daughter.

Lives: Lower Shiplake, Henley-on-Thames.

Education: St Albans School, Washington DC; Harvard College; Harvard

Business School.

Current job: Chief executive, Van Wagner UK (2001).

Salary: Sufficient.

Career highlights: Have always been an entrepreneur, from my first job

out of college selling Grand Prix ocean racing sails, to growing a small

advertising agency into one of New England's best known, to building a

successful marketing and sales management consultancy, to founding two

marketing-based internet startups, to running worldwide marketing for

Lotus Development.

Proudest achievements: Rowing for three years for the USA including the

1968 Olympics; wining two world championships in sailing; raising two

superlative young men (I hope I do as well with Ellyse).

Honours and awards: None.

Professional organisations: London charity, Action on Addiction.

Clubs: Leander; Upper Thames Rowing Club; Eastern and Pequot Yacht Clubs


Hates: Affectation.

Loves: Sincerity; commitment.

Admires: My father for his courage.

Favourite ad: Most any created by Budweiser for the Super Bowl.

Film: Les Miserables, Claud Lelouch.

Book: Most all of Jonathan Raban's.

Music: Any Cole Porter, especially when sung by Ella Fitzgerald.

Hotel: In London, Berkeley; Boston, The Four Seasons; New York,The


The lowdown: Settled in the UK since 2001, the hard-working, fitness-mad

Hamlin has developed a taste for UK sport that extends to Arsenal FC,

Manchester United FC and his local rugby union team, The Henley Hawks.

He is passionate about the need for better audience research in the

poster audience.


Current job: Chairman, Hachette Filipacchi UK. +44 (0)20 7150 7000.

Details: Not submitted.

The lowdown: Hand has rallied well since leaving Emap in the red after

an ill-fated foray into the US market with its acquisition of Petersen.

Well known for his calmness under pressure.


Born: London, 24 April 1964.

Family: Mog (wife); two sons.

Lives: Dublin.

Education: Uppingham School; Durham University (BA).

Current job: General manager and vice-president, GlaxoSmithKline.

Salary: Undisclosed.

Career highlights: 1985-86, Cargill, trainee general management;

1987-92, Rank Hovis McDougal, various marketing roles; 1992-97, Courage,

marketing controller John Smith's and Foster's; 1997-2003, GSK,

marketing director, Nutritional Healthcare UK to general manager


Proudest achievements: 1997-2003, doubling the sales of Lucozade and

Lucozade Sport; 1993-95, leading the John Smith's team to number one in

the ale market; promotion to run GSK Ireland.

Honours and awards: Undisclosed.

Professional organisations: The Marketing Society.

Clubs: Not supplied.

Hates: Football violence.

Loves: Twickenham and the Turks Head on match day; time with my family.

Admires: The late and great Peter Bolt.

Favourite ad: That British Airways ad with the smile and wink.

Film: Gandhi, Richard Attenborough.

Book: Business, Good to Great, Jim Collins; pleasure, Anna Karenina, Leo


Music: Since I've Been Loving You, Led Zeppelin; La Boheme, Giacomo


Hotel: Undisclosed.

The lowdown: A distinguished client with a strong sense of humour,

Harding is the client who linked Jack Dee, penguins and John Smith's

together for one of Scottish Courage's longest-running campaigns.


Born: Croydon, 26 July 1968.

Family: Irene and Keith (parents); Lee-Anne (wife); two children

Lives: Undisclosed.

Education: Trinity, Croydon; Sussex University (Economics & French).

Current job: Founding partner, Naked (August 2001). +44 (0)20 7336 8084.

Salary: Less than Garry Lace.

Career highlights: 1998-2000, managing director, Rocket; 2000, founding

partner, Naked.

Proudest achievement: Naked.

Honours and awards: Media Week Grand Prix; Campaign gold; Agency of the

Year 2001; three in 2002.

Professional organisations: I'm not a professional.

Clubs: Citroen Car Club.

Hates: Politics; back-stabbing; time-wasting.

Loves: Being inspired by great thinking.

Admires: My partners; people at Naked.

Favourite ad: 'Advance and be recognised', Citroen.

Film: Calder's Circus, Carlos Vilardebo; Blade Runner, Ridley Scott.

Book: My first-edition Philip K Dick novels - I collect books.

Music: The Trout, Franz Schubert; Antonio Vivaldi.

Hotel: Cowely Manor.

The lowdown: The cheeky chappie Harlow has become one of the most famous

English media figures in Holland and Sweden. And bizarrely, Naked's

Dutch office opened in an old church building in the Amsterdam street

where Harlow's Dutch mother used to live.


Born: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 12 May 1966.

Family: Single; Ann and Michael Harris (parents).

Lives: For estate agents, Hampstead Garden Suburb; for everyone else,

the A1.

Education: Durham School; Lincoln College, Oxford (BA (Hons) Ancient and

Modern History).

Current job: Managing partner, Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R. +44

(0)20 7404 2700.

Salary: Undisclosed.

Career highlights: 1988-94, Publicis, graduate trainee to account

director (Renault, Harp Larger, Abbey National, BGSE); 1994-98, BMP DDB,

board account director (Sony Europe, Courage, MLC, Vernons, Frizzell);

1998-99, RKCR, associate director; 1999-present, RKCR/Y&R, managing

partner, running portfolio including Powergen, Carlsberg and Virgin


Proudest achievements: July 1991, 'haircut', Harp Larger, Campaign Pick

of the Week; 2001-2002, losing £75.

Honours and awards: 1991, North Tyneside Regional Karaoke Champion.

Professional organisations: Undisclosed.

Clubs: 10 Rooms; Newcastle United Supporters Club; Crockers Dream


Hates: Peas; egg mayonnaise; double parking.

Loves: Jukeboxes that play 45s; Newcastle United FC; Sandra Bullock.

Admires: Sir Bobby Robson; John Webster; Berry Gordy.

Favourite ad: 'Photo booth', Hamlet.

Film: Zulu, Cy Endfield.

Book: American Tabloid, James Ellroy.

Music: What a Fool Believes, The Doobie Brothers.

Hotel: Malmaison, Newcastle.

The lowdown: The account man through and through, Tony is extremely hard

working. He is also a football nut and the ideal team member for a music



Born: Southampton, 31 August 1960.

Family: Sheila Harris (mother); Keith Harris (father, deceased); Oliver

Gibbs (husband); one cat.

Lives: Barnes, London SW13.

Education: Fareham Girls Grammar School; Southampton College of Higher


Current job: Chief executive, Nabs. +44 (0)20 7299 2888.

Salary: Confidential.

Career highlights: Working with lovely talented people at Leagas Delaney

from 1992-96; being on the team to win Patek Philippe (definitely the

most beautiful watch brand in the world); working on Adidas; learning

the power of a good creative brief and that good enough wasn't good

enough; working for 18 months, from start to finish, on the BBC's

'Perfect Day' ad - the best piece of work I've ever been involved with;

raising money through record sales for Children in Need.

Proudest achievements: See above; seeing the difference my team at Nabs

makes to the lives of hundreds of people, year in, year out.

Honours and awards: None.

Professional organisations: WACL.

Clubs: Century; The Drones Club; Holmes Place.

Hates: Insincerity.

Loves: Italy - everything apart from Silvio Berlusconi.

Admires: Those who tend the sick and the elderly.

Favourite ad: 'Photo booth', Hamlet.

Film: Cinema Paradiso, Giuseppe Tornatore.

Book: Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen.

Music: O Mio Babbino Caro, Gianni Schicchi and Giacomo Puccini.

Hotel: I haven't found it yet ...

The lowdown: Harris' kind personality suits her job down to the ground

and, combined with gravitas, gets adland focused on the plight of those

helped by Nabs.


Born: Derby, 28 October 1964.

Family: Separated from Pam; one son; one daughter.

Lives: York.

Education: Trent College, Nottingham; Durham University (BA English).

Current job: Director of marketing, Nestle Rowntree. +44 (0)1904 604604.

Salary: Not enough.

Career highlights: 1987, joined Procter & Gamble as a brand assistant;

1993-95, marketing manager on Ariel during Unilever's ill-fated Persil

Power launch; 1995-97, marketing director on health and beauty care in

Portugal; 1997-98, marketing director on haircare in UK when Pantene

achieved market leadership over L'Oreal and Elida Faberge; 1998-2000,

marketing director at Coca-Cola Great Britain, when growth was best in

class and Scheweppes brands were integrated into the UK company;

2000-03, marketing director, Nestle Rowntree, including brands winning

best launch (Nestle Double Cream) and best revitalisation (Quality

Street) in the 2003 Marketing Society awards.

Proudest achievements: Birth of my two children, Jack aged nine, Katie

aged six (going on 14).

Honours and awards: Undisclosed.

Professional organisations: Council member, Marketing Group of Great

Britian; fellow, Chartered Institute of Marketing; member, Marketing


Clubs: Season ticket at Newcastle United FC; Fulford Golf Club.

Hates: Losing.

Loves: Life.

Admires: Our competitors.

Favourite ad: 'Hill top', Coca-Cola, 1971; 'Labour isn't working',

Conservative Party.

Film: The ad before the main feature.

Book: Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire, JK Rowling.

Music: Seasons in the Sun, Terry Jacks.

Hotel: St Martin's Lane, London.

The lowdown: Harrison is one of the more agency-friendly clients. A

vocal commentator on the key issues of the business.


Born: Blackpool, 16 April 1956.

Family: Thomas and Olive Harrison (parents); one brother; Morag Brennan


Lives: Beckenham, Kent.

Education: University of Lancaster (History); University of Manchester

(MA thesis, American foreign policy toward France 1945-1947; Phd thesis,

American society, cinema and television, 1950-1960).

Current job: Creative director, Harrison Troughton Wunderman. +44 (0)20

7611 6333.

Salary: See Companies House.

Career highlights: 1985-1986, researcher, Ogilvy & Mather

Direct/OgilvyOne, researcher; 1986-89, copywriter; 1989-91 head of copy;

1991-96, creative director; 1996-97, European creative director;

1998-2001, creative director, Harrison Patten Troughton Brand Response;

2001-present, creative director, HTW.

Proudest achievements: Taking over a moribund agency (Impiric/Wunderman,

London) and within 20 months turning it into Campaign's Direct Agency of

the Year.

Honours and awards: They include around 100 Royal Mail/DMA Awards and

every breed of Cannes Lion from bronze to Grand Prix.

Professional organisations: None.

Clubs: None.

Hates: The English abroad (and most of them back home, come to think of


Loves: The Phoenicians; football (particularly Argentinian); art from

1855 to the present; travelling with Morag Brennan.

Admires: My late father.

Favourite ad: Howard Luck Gossage's first print ad for FinaPetrol.

Film: The Third Man, Carol Reed.

Book: The Bible.

Music: Frank Sinatra; Antonio Carlos Jobim.

Hotel: Novotel Vermar, Povoa do Varzim, Portugal.

The lowdown: Harrison is an outspoken critic of industry practice and

creative standards but his uncanny knack of winning awards means he can

get away with it. Proud of his Martinis.


Born: Lincoln, 1 November 1958.

Family: Alan and Margaret Hastings (parents); Denise (wife); three


Lives: London W11.

Education: Dulwich College; Jesus College, Cambridge (English).

Current job: Executive creative director, Partners BDDH. +44 (0)20 7467


Salary: Not high enough, obviously.

Career highlights: 1989, getting my first job in advertising at Waldron

Allen Henry & Thompson; 1996, Umbro TV campaign at DMB&B.

Proudest achievements: Creating or creative directing campaigns for

Maltesers, Fiat Punto, social work, Umbro, anti-drink driving and others

that have both won awards and been very effective. Honours and awards

Cannes golds; BTV gold and silver, Campaign Poster silver; in the D&AD

book five times.

Professional organisations: D&AD Education Council.

Clubs: Crystal Palace FC - it's an emotional belonging.

Hates: Bullshit.

Loves: Feeling totally relaxed.

Admires: Muhammad Ali.

Favourite ad: 'When you're No2, you try harder, or else', Avis.

Film: Apocalypse Now, Francis Ford Coppola.

Book: Get Shorty, Elmore Leonard.

Music: Kind of Blue, Miles Davis.

Hotel: Raj Villas, Jaipur, India.

The lowdown: Hastings is a man whose bark is definitely worse than his

bite - his distinctive drawl belies a gentle character and a creative

powerhouse. The man behind some of the late D'Arcy's most famous recent



Current job: Chairman, International Advertising Festival. +44 (0)20

7291 8444.

Details: Not supplied.

The lowdown: Hatchuel is undoubtedly a shrewd businessman - owning the

IAF at Cannes is a surefire way to make money. It's also a good way to

drum up some healthy criticism - there are always people ready to

question the validity of such a show.


Current job: European marketing director, McDonald's Restaurants. +44

(0)20 7800 4800.

Details: Not supplied.

The lowdown: Hawkes has been a critical player in the fast-food giant's

repositioning as a healthier option. A client who understands agencies,

according to those who've worked with him.


Born: St Charles, Missouri, USA, 21 May 1947.

Family: Parents deceased; Kristina Allen (wife)

Lives: New York City.

Education: Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, Michigan; University

of Southern California, Los Angeles, California (Bachelor of Music, BA


Current job: 2002, vice-chairman, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide. +00 (0)1

212 237 4000.

Salary: Ridiculous.

Career highlights: Charter team for Chiat/Day New York; 1980, copywriter

charter team for Chiat/Day , San Francisco; 1981, associate creative

director, placing the first Nike commercial on CCTV in China for Nike;

1984, Creative director, Chiat/Day doing ads for Apple Computer;

1980-94, copywriter to creative director for Chiat/Day; creative

director for BBDO doing ads for IBM; 1994-2003, president to

vice-chairman, O&M.

Proudest achievements: 1984, Apple commercial; 1995-2000, IBM brand


Honours and awards: Various advertising awards.

Professional organisations: Board of trustees, Interlochen Centre for

the Arts.

Clubs: None.

Hates: The murderous certainty of fundamentalism in all its forms,

including creative.

Loves: Working with people who are smarter than I am; oh, I also love

women; food; money; cars; salt water; cameras; vacuum cleaners;

flashlights; boats; television; music; sleep; pretty much any gadget

with a chip in it.

Admires: Shelly Lazarus; Phil Dusenberry; Lee Clow; Charles Lindbergh.

Favourite ad: 'The penalty of excellence', Cadillac.

Film: Blade Runner, Ridley Scott.

Book: Moby Dick, Herman Meville.

Music: Sixth Suite for Solo Cello, JS Bach.

Hotel: The Biltmore, Los Angeles.

The lowdown: A great all-rounder who is a rare mix of creative with

business planner. A real gentleman - another rarity in a US ad man.


Born: Farnham, April 1961.

Family: Ann Hayward (wife), two daughters.

Lives: Hertfordshire.

Education: Clevedon Comprehensive School; City University (Systems and

Management); OU Business School (MBA).

Current job: Chairman, The Henley Centre. +44 (0)20 7955 1800.

Salary: Less than Sir Martin Sorrell.

Career highlights: 1984, joined Ogilvy & Mather as trainee account

planner and stayed for seven years, working on Guinness, Ford, Nestle

and Unilever; helped to found O&M's strategic analysis unit; 1991-95,

head of marketing services department for Mercury Communications,

managing a team of more than 30 to build a competitor to BT (Harry

Enfield campaign by HHCL & Partners); 1995-98, founding managing

director of BBH Futures, Bartle Bogle Hegarty's strategic marketing

consultancy, delivering major projects for Audi, Disney and the BBC;

1998, joined The Henley Centre as director of consultancy.

Proudest achievement: Driving the transition of The Henley Centre from

being a highly respected UK think tank to being a sought-after

international strategic marketing consultancy.

Honours and awards: 1995, Advertising Age's International Marketing

Superstar; 1994, Brand of the Year and Advertising Campaign of the year

(for Mercury).

Professional organisations: The Marketing Society; associate lecturer

for Open University (MBA programme).

Hates: Mobile phone bores.

Loves: Reading; public speaking; the coast path.

Admires Those with integrity.

Favourite ad: 'Keep talking', BT.

Film: Manhattan, Woody Allen.

Book: The Catcher in the Rye, JD Salinger.

Music: Currently Coldplay.

Hotel: The Ickworth, Suffolk.

The lowdown: Widely accepted as one of the cleverest people in

advertising, Hayward's pedigree in founding brands makes his opinion



Born: Guildford, Surrey, 22 April 1963.

Family: Rodney and Sheena (parents); two sisters; one daughter.

Lives: London.

Education: Guilford High School, Downe House; London University,

Goldsmiths College (BA English, Drama).

Current job: Managing director, Yahoo! +44 (0)20 7808 4400.

Salary: Undisclosed.

Career highlights: 1989-91, Advertisment director, Design Week;

1997-2000, sales director, Capital Radio; 2000-2003 sales and marketing

director, Yahoo! Europe.

Proudest achievements: Having my daughter Annie.

Honours and awards: Media Week Sales Team of the Year while sales

director at Capital Radio.

Professional organisations: The Marketing Society; RSA.

Clubs: The Harrington Club; Soho House.

Hates: Flying Lufthansa.

Loves: My daughter; running; drinking wine.

Admires: Jane Austen; Jeremy Bullmore.

Favourite ad: 'Labour isn't working', Conservative Party.

Film: To Catch a Thief, Alfred Hitchcock.

Book: Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand.

Music: Dancing Queen, Abba.

Hotel: Hacienda San Rafael, Seville.

The lowdown: Hazlitt's crusade is to convert the non-believers in the

above-the-line creative world to open their eyes to the potential of new

media - a task she has taken to with such gusto that she quipped that if

Yahoo! can't close the gap between the two worlds in the next year, she

will leave her job.


Born: Cincinnati, August 12, 1949.

Family: Jim and Jane Heekin (parents); Donna Borseso (partner); three


Lives: New York City.

Education: Williams College (BA English & Psychology).

Current job: Last position was chairman and chief executive

McCann-Erickson Worldgroup: currently available.

Salary: $1 million.

Career highlights: 1988, appointed president of J. Walter Thompson NY;

1992, JWT Agency of the Year; 1993, appointed president, McCann North

America; 1998, appointed McCann chief executive officer, Europe; 1999,

McCann Europe elected M&M Agency of the Year; 2000, appointed chairman

and chief executive McCann Worldgroup; 1999, 2000, 2001, McCann

appointed Adweek Agency of the Year.

Proudest achievement: Elected All-American Lacrosse Player 1971.

Professional organisations: Ad council board member; president, AAAA,


Honours and awards: 1996, won the Healy Award, the highest IPG award for

professional achievement.

Clubs: Pawling Mountain Club, Schenrock Shore Club, Millbrook Country

Club, New York Sports Club, Harry's London.

Hates: Pretentiousness; lack of integrity.

Loves: Family, natural beauty, dogs, music.

Admires: My mother and father.

Favourite ad: Budweiser campaign.

Film: Scent of a Woman, Martin Brest.

Book: All the Pretty Horses, Cormac McCarthy.

Music: Time, written by my son Jimmy.

Hotel: Blakes, London.

The lowdown: Heekin is Central Casting's answer to the typical US adman.

A hard-partying, client-schmoozing executive who has a passion for

clinching new business.


Born: London, 20 May 1944.

Family: Undisclosed.

Lives: London.

Education: At school and college.

Current job: Chairman and worldwide creative director, Bartle Bogle

Hegarty. +44 (0)20 7734 1677.

Salary: Fantastic.

Career highlights: Watching John McCarthy walk free after five years

incarceration in Beirut - we helped with the campaign to help keep his

memory alive. Proudest achievements Helping start BBH.

Honours and awards: Honorary Professorship at the London Institute; D&AD

golds and silvers and the President's award; Cannes golds including the

Grand Prix for Best Agency in the World (twice); British Television

Grand Prix, golds and silvers.

Professional organisations: D&AD; Design Museum, board of directors;

NFTS, board of trustees; Miami Ad School, Europe; Big Issue Foundation,

patron. Clubs Century; Groucho.

Hates: Forms; charts.

Loves: Energy.

Admires: Paul Smith, fashion designer. He makes clothes that make me


Favourite ad: Still looking.

Film: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Milos Forman.

Book: Crock of Gold, James Stephens.

Music: Anything by John Lennon.

Hotel: Undisclosed.

The lowdown: Rare among the all-time great art directors in having the

ability to be an eloquent ambassador for his craft. Courts controversy

for his advocacy of ads that mirror today's visually driven world and

for his claim that the days of long copy are over.


Born: Aberdeen, Scotland, 18 June 1963.

Family: Kate Hughes (partner).

Lives: Clapham, London.

Education: Harriet Costello School; Queen Mary's VI form college in

Basingstoke where I watched Liz Hurley grow up; University of Wales,

Aberystwyth College (BSc Economics & Philosophy).

Current job: Joint managing director, St Luke's. +44 (0)20 7380 8888.

Salary: Undisclosed.

Career highlights: Some great ads: Boddingtons with Melanie Sykes; voted

top ten best-ever ad by UK public; Lynx with Jennifer Aniston; The

Economist in Europe, print campaign art directed by Barbara Kruger; the

stadium ad for BT; The BT Business campaign 2002-03.

Proudest achievements: Winning a Fringe First at the Edinburgh Festival

Fringe. Dr Jonathan Miller said it was the best show he had seen that


Honours and awards: St Luke's never 'did' awards.

Professional organisations: IPA; Marketing Society; Chartered Institute

of Marketing; board of YCTV; Associate of London Academy of Music and

Dramatic Arts.

Clubs: I have a loyalty card for Caffe Nero. One more stamp for a free


Hates: Long faces.

Loves: Snowboarding; diving; golf.

Admires: Anyone who proved 'em wrong.

Favourite ad: 'St George', Blackcurrant Tango.

Film: Withnail & I, Bruce Robinson.

Book: Lonely Planet Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei, Marie Cambon, Eddin

Khoo and Damian Harper.

Music: Everybody Loves the Sunshine, Roy Ayers.

Hotel: Pikes in Ibiza; the Morrocan suite.

The lowdown: Henderson has had his hands full smoothing the rocky

passage of the SS St Luke's this year. However, he has been overheard

saying his new scooter has had more of an impact on him.


Born: Hong Kong, 21 September 1955.

Family: Divorced; two daughters.

Lives: London SW7.

Education: Cranleigh School; St Catherine's College, Oxford (BA Hons

English Language & Literature).

Current job: Creative partner, HHCL/Red Cell. +44 (0)20 7436 3333.

Salary: My income is, sadly, disposable.

Career highlights: 1980, hired as a copywriter at GGT; 1983, won black

D&AD Pencil for Holsten Pils campaign; 1985, hired as group head at

WCRS; 1987, set up HHCL & Partners; 1990, HHCL wins Campaign Agency of

the Year; 1991, Maxell Tapes wins Grand Prix at Cannes; 1994, HHCL wins

Campaign Agency of the Year for the second time; 2000, HHCL wins

Campaign Agency of the Decade.

Proudest achievement: Launching First Direct with the first interactive

ads on British TV.

Honours and awards: Most of the creative ones, I reckon.

Hates: Turning on a tap full blast when you've left a teaspoon face up

in the sink.

Loves: The sound of my kids' laughter.

Admires: The hugely successful and attractive people who decide which

agency gets on their pitchlist.

Favourite ad: There are so many.

Film: Apocalypse Now, Francis Ford Coppola.

Book: The Third Policeman, Flann O'Brien.

Music: Anything by Jean Sibelius or Gareth Gates.

Hotel: Banyan Tree, Phuket.

The lowdown: Henry's raucous laughter has delighted everyone he's worked

with. Widely recognised as a nurturer of talent at the agency, as well

as a prodigious talent himself. Now the final founding initial in

HHCL/Red Cell's name.


Born: Newton Abbot, 19 June 1967.

Family: Robin and Eve Herd (parents).

Lives: Notting Hill, London.

Education: Abingdon School; Aston University.

Current job: Managing director, Bates UK. +44 (0)20 7262 5077.

Salary: NOYFB.

Career highlights: 1990, joined WCRS as graduate trainee; 1991, account

manager, Prudential; 1993, account director, BMW; 1995, Campaign Face to

Watch; 1995, joined Leagas Delaney as account director, Adidas, Hyundai,

BBC ('Perfect Day' campaign); 1997, rejoined WCRS as group director on

Land Rover and global accounts; 1999, founder of WRS (e-brands); 2001,

managing director, Bates UK.

Proudest achievements: My first hole-in-one.

Honours and awards: Undisclosed.

Professional organisations: Undisclosed.

Clubs: Undisclosed.

Hates: Nothing.

Loves: Girlfriend; golf; Old Speckled Hen; Saturdays; The Electric

cinema; elegant ideas; Starbuck's white chocolate mocha; Oxford United;

honesty; motor racing; Land Rovers; the Old Course at Sunningdale;

skiing; listening to Jeremy Bullmore; hot cross buns.

Admires: Wit and humility (in the style of Jeremy Bullmore).

Favourite ad: 'Think small', Volkswagen.

Film: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Milos Forman.

Book: The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Jean-Dominique Bauby.

Music: Anything by Radiohead.

Hotel: Haymen Island Resort, Whitsundays.

The lowdown: Herd loves tearing around on action-packed holidays and is

well known for his humour and modesty.


Born: Cheltenham, 16 June 1960.

Family: Married with two sons.

Lives: Ealing, London.

Education: Abbots Field School.

Current job: Group chief executive, Initiative Media, (January 2001)

Salary: bracket Undisclosed.

Career highlights: Initiative.

Proudest achievements: Fathering a better golfer than me.

Honours and awards: None.

Professional organisations: Member, IPA council.

Clubs: Solus Club; Moor Park Golf Club; Riverside Club; Salcombe Yacht

Club; Richmond Rugby Club.

Hates: Bad manners.

Loves: Salcombe Estuary at dawn.

Admires: Steve Redgrave.

Favourite ad: Milky Bar Kid.

Film: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Sergio Leone.

Book: To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee.

Music: Paul Weller.

Hotel: Cipriani, Venice.

The lowdown: Arguably the tallest man in media, Hill is an avid

supporter of Arsenal FC and a former ITV salesman.


Born: London, 27 January 1946

Family: Anthony and Gwendoline Hinton (parents); Ailsa Maudsley

(partner); five children.

Lives: Hampstead.

Education: Epsom College; London University (BSc Economics).

Current job: Director, Seven Worldwide (June 2002) +44 (0)207 871 7721.

Salary: Undisclosed.

Career highlights: Head of account management at McCann (London) mid- to

late 70s, when it was the fastest-growing agency in the UK; became

number-one joint chairman and chief executive of DMB&B London 1985- 96,

taking the agency (with Tony Douglas) into the top three, buying

Yellowhammer (1989) and setting up the Media Centre; becoming COI

Communication's biggest agency and in particular the launch of the

'speed kills' campaign; chairman of the Bates Group in London,

1976-2000; president of the IPA, 1997-99; overseeing the relaunch of the

Effectivenes Awards, the introduction of the Continuous Professional

Development programme and successfully managing the Equity

dispute/strike over voice-over use fees.

Proudest achievements: Taking the newly merged DMB&B agency (at the

time, 1985, the biggest agency merger in history) from a state of

collapse - 'Like rescuing people from the Titanic on the Hindenberg'

(Chris Wilkins) - to Campaign's Agency of the Year in 1987, headlined as

the 'Miracle of St James'.

Professional organisations: Chairman, History of Advertising Trust;

fellow, IPA; Musician's Union.

Honours and awards: None.

Clubs: Groucho; Thirty Club; RAC; Ronnie Scotts; Champneys.

Hates: Cauliflower; the cat next door; getting wet on my scooter.

Loves: None of the above.

Admires: Mahatma Gandhi; Sir Bobby Robson.

Favourite ad: Volkswagen, from Bill Bernbach to BMP.

Film: The Usual Suspects, Bryan Singer.

Book: Manon des Sources/Jean de Florette, Marcel Pagnol.

Music: Sky Like a Broken Clock, Kelly Joe Phelps.

Hotel: Singita, South Africa.

The lowdown: Hard to say what the avuncular Hinton is most famous for.

Is it as one half of a double act with Tony Douglas? Or for the dodgiest

hairdo in the business? Well known for his laid-back approach, he is

reputed once to have turned up for a lunch date on time.


Current job: Managing director, Grey Worldwide. +44 (0)20 7636 3399.

Details: Not supplied.

The lowdown: With a cast-iron reputation, Hirst is part of Grey's new

management dream team. He is equally comfortable with large and small



Born: Helsinki, Finland, 22 April 1968.

Family: Martin and Anne Hoad (parents); David Clapham (husband); twins

born in November 2003.

Lives: Islington, London.

Education: Collingwood Comprehensive, Camberley; Farnborough Sixth Form;

Birmingham University (English).

Current job: Managing director, Campbell Doyle Dye. +44 (0)20 7483 9800.

Salary: See Companies House.

Career highlights: 1992, Procter & Gamble brand manager; 1996, board

planner, Lowe: 1999-2001, head of planning, Lowe; 2002 managing

director, CDD.

Proudest achievement: Being head of planning, part of management team at

Lowe that won Campaign Agency of the Year 2000; winning Orange in 2000;

starting an agency in 2002; watching the sun rise at 4,000 metres above

sea level with my husband and father in the Himalayas.

Honours and awards: None directly. I'm proud to have worked as a team to

win creative awards on Astra, Omega, Olympus, Nike, Reebok,

Mercedes-Benz and Merrydown, and Effectiveness Awards for brands

including Tesco (2000 Grand Prix and IPA) and Stella (five-star IPA

Awards, 2000 Marketing Society Gold 1999).

Professional organisations: IPA Value of Advertising committee (deputy

convenor of judges 2002; convenor of judges 2004); WACL.

Clubs: Esporta; very recently, Highbury Twins Club.

Hates: Pessimists.

Love Optimists.

Admires: Nelson Mandela; Ernest Shackleton; my dad.

Favourite ad: 'Points of view', The Guardian.

Film: It's a Wonderful Life, Frank Capra (which I have to thank Laurence

Green for introducing me to aged 25).

Book: A Prayer for Owen Meany, John Irving.

Music: Gabriel's Oboe, from The Mission, Ennio Morricone.

Hotel: Isle of Eriska, Scotland.

The lowdown: Hoad's boundless energy and enthusiasm made her a natural

target for the founders of CDD. Possibly the only woman in advertising

who sits with her legs open and still looks glamorous.


Born: Luton, Bedfordshire, 2 February 1960.

Family: Michael and Ann (parents); Sarah (wife); two sons; one daughter.

Lives: Notting Hill, London.

Education: Harrow.

Current job: Chairman, Bates Group Europe, Middle East, India, Africa.

+44 (0)20 7262 5077.

Salary: Less than Garry Lace but more than Tony Blair.

Career highlights: 1985, youngest director of Dorland; 1988, first big

account win, House of Fraser at Y&R; becoming managing director and then

chief executive of Y&R London; bringing a team together who were able to

bring pride (and profits) back into the agency; helping to make Bates in

London a better place, following a memorable