Ton-up A M Heath basks in purple patch

Ton-up A M Heath basks in purple patch

A couple of years ago, A M Heath m.d. Bill Hamilton was at a publishing do when a head honcho at one the big London agencies sidled over. Hamilton says: "I won't tell you who it was but he said very patronisingly, 'How's the little agency doing?' I just thought, 'Well, nuts to you.'"

Fast-forward a couple of months to another industry party and Hamilton was comparing notes with a fellow agency boss, who was taken aback by A M Heath's numbers: "He said, 'I thought you were at least twice that size.' So maybe there's always been something of a Scarlet Pimpernel kind of thing about A M Heath-...

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