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The Marketing Society posthumously awards the David Ogilvy award to Kenny Harris


By Stephen Lepitak, -

January 14, 2013 | 2 min read

Following his death last year, Kenny Harris has been posthumously awarded the Ogilvy Award by The Marketing Society Scotland.

Kenny Harris

Harris, who launched the Marketing Store Scotland before setting up his own consultancy HeadSurf in 2001, was a regular face at the Society’s events in Scotland, hosting its annual debate as well.

He died last June following a sudden brain hemorrhage.

The award has been presented to Kenny’s brother Stuart on behalf of his wife Diane and children Alex and Ellen.

Graeme Atha, chairman of Marketing Society Scotland said; “Kenny was a great supporter of The Marketing Society and was an inspiration to many. He was passionate about the use of debating skills and humour in presentations by marketers. Like David Ogilvy and his rules on advertising – he knew how to stand out in a crowd “

Harris was named this year’s recipient of the Ogilvy Award, which was launched in 2011 in partnership with the Scottish Government to celebrate creative talent in Scotland.


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