Graeme Norways, one of the founding partners of Bean Andrews
Norways Cramphorn and its most senior art director, has left the
Robert Bean, the agency’s chairman, confirmed that Norways would no
longer be working at the agency and said that an announcement would be
made in the next two weeks regarding a ’radical new approach to work in
the agency’s creative department’. The reasons for his departure are
BANC was founded in May 1996 as a brand development and communications
company. It reunited the marketing and managerial experience of Bean,
who joined from British Telecom, and Mark Cramphorn.
The fourth partner, Jim Andrews, was a founder of the design
consultancy, Basten Greenhill Andrews.
At the time of its launch, BANC said it would specialise in overhauling
clients’ businesses, from advertising and logos to communications and
Norways began his career at Leagas Delaney, where he spent four years
working with the copywriter, Mick Sands.
He then moved to Abbott Mead Vickers, where he spent another four
In 1993, Norways moved to Young & Rubicam, where he partnered Mike Court
and created the famous ’Carl in New York’ ad for Pirelli.
Norways was unavailable for comment as Campaign went to press.