DAY ONE. 50 OVER 50 MADWOMEN (AND MEN).
So, at the end of day one of 50 over 50 Madmen we have the following excellent nominations.
Wnek. Gosper and Pinnington. All of them madmen. All of them over 50.
Brian Child. Tim Lindsay, Jim Marshall, and the most elegant Mark Cramner.
Not forgetting the legendary Cornelius Trunchpole.
But wait a minute. Where are the Madwomen? At the risk of appearing ungallant, I shall nominate my top three over 50 (just) Madwomen.
Mandy Pooler. Currently head of development at Kantar, Mandy is the archetypal ‘media woman.’ She was the first ever CEO of Mindshare, and has been Adwoman of the year. Deservedly so.
Stevie Spring. CEO of Future Publishing, Stevie has also been MD of Young and Rubicam and CEO of Clear Channel. She is temporarily on loan to the world of publishing where she is doing an awesome job.
And last but not least, MT Rainey. Founder of CEO of the social mentoring network Horses Mouth, MT is also chairwoman of digital agency Th_nk. Previously founder of Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe, MT is the is the most brilliant person I have ever worked with.
If you have anyone you would like to nominate for the high50 50 OVER 50 MADMEN list, don’t keep ‘em to yourself….