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Colin Millward R. I. P.

Colin Millward, a legendary figure in British advertising has moved on up to the big agency in the sky. In 1960 he was made founding creative (art) Director of Collett Dickenson Pearce where he worked on now classic campaigns like Hamlet, Hovis, Vogue, Fiat and Benson & Hedges.

The Telegraph writes today: "The legendary maverick who put British ads on the map" - Ad Hoc.

Colin Millward was the most influential creative figure in post-war British advertising. Colin Charters Millward, advertising executive: born Hull, Yorkshire 29 August 1924; creative director, Collett Dickenson Pearce 1960-79; married 1953 Felicity Brown (two daughters); died London 5 May 2004.

We will have a silent minute while reminiscing over the old posters and ads in the History of advertising trust archives of CDP work.

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