Advertising industry loses a veteran
Respected adman Mike Ellman-Brown has died of cancer. He was responsible for numerous award-winning campaigns
Respected adman Mike Ellman-Brown has died of cancer. He was responsible for numerous award-winning campaigns for brands including Coca-Cola, Bell’s whisky and Nando’s.
Ellman-Brown worked with the BBDO network and later the McCann Erickson group, and became executive creative director at Herdbuoys McCann Erickson. One of the founders of Herdbuoys, Happy Ntshingila, says: "He was key to our success. He made us find ourselves as an agency and built a creative credo that defined us."
Ellman-Brown was diagnosed with cancer in 2011 and decided to end his advertising career at his agency, Stick, in 2014.
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