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Surprise, Delight, And Never Give In

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23:25 PM | 20 June 2013
by Adam Oldfield
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In the early years of Graham Finks' career he went for an interview at the now retired Collett, Dickenson and Pearce agency.

In it's day Collett, Dickenson and Pearce (CDP) was the best agency around.

It had some of the world's best clients, Fiat, Heineken, Parker Pens, Hovis and Benson & Hedges - to name a few. 

Amongst CDP's employers were the likes of Sir Frank Lowe, Sir John Hegarty, Sir Ridley Scott and David Puttnam.

Graham Fink and his creative partner needed a job. They had already had numerous interviews at other agencies but there was no way they were giving up and CDP was next on their hit list. 

The creative directors loved their work, but there was a problem. They were too young. CDP were looking for an senior creative pair with more experience.

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