Winston Fletcher (1937-2012): An advertising luminary

Winston Fletcher, one of the UK advertising sector's best-known figures and the founder chairman of Warc, died on 4 September 2012.


Click here to read an additional tribute to Winston Fletcher, together with a selection of his contributions to Warc publications over recent decades.

An extraordinarily energetic polymath, Mr Fletcher, CBE, combined a distinguished record in the agency sector with prolific writing and unstinting commitments to industry and charitable organisations.

Figures from advertising and publishing have paid tribute to Mr Fletcher's personal qualities and contributions to improving industry governance and knowledge.

Uniquely, his career included pivotal roles at three of the UK's main advertising organisations: the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), the Advertising Association and the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising.