Ad of the Day | Vanish / Ambitious about Autism: Me, My Autism & I


Media Type:

Film Film






United Kingdom


House, Garden

Vanish, the garment care brand committed to helping clothes live longer lives, today unveils its Channel 4 Diversity in Advertising Award-winning campaign, Me, My Autism and I. Backed by £1 million worth of commercial advertising airtime across the whole Channel 4 network, it aims to nurture a conversation to broaden public understanding of autism – particularly in girls, who are three times less likely to receive a diagnosis than boys.


Advertising Agency:

Havas London, UK

UK Group CEO, Havas Creative:

Xavier Rees

Chief Creative Officer:

Vicki Maguire

Reckitt Global Executive Creative Director:

Elliot Harris

Creative Director:

Nick Rowland

Creative Team:

Hollie Iles, Sasha Midgley, Aly Marx-Blackwell

Global Managing Director:

Tamara Greene

Managing Partner:

Ainhoa Wadsworth

Business Director:

Dom Skuratko

Senior Account Director:

Catherine Martyn

Account Director:

Nicole Burgess

Account Manager:

Irina Patrichi

Executive Strategy Director:

Britt Iversen

Group Strategy Director:

Becky Taylor-Wilkinson


Tom King

Head of Creative Services:

Shaun Musgrove

Head of Production:

Katie Keith

Head of Film:

Louise Bonnar

Senior Film Producer:

Katie Wood

Assistant Film Producer:

Sian O'Halloran

Creative Production Director:

Stefanie Price

Creative Producer:

Kieran Worboys

Creative Producer:

Lucy Farrell

Senior Brand Designer:

Sarah Butler

Senior Designer:

Darta Losane

Conceptual Designer:

Morgan Shipley

Senior Business Affairs Manager:

Marta Kisluk

New Business & Consultant:

Charlotte Anderson

Production Company:



Tom Hooper

Executive Producers:

Lucy Kelly, Fergus Brown


Molly Pope

Production Designer:

Robin Brown

Production Manager:

Meghan Young

Production Coordinator:

Sidney Arthur

Production Runner:

Izzy Davis

1st AD:

Chris Kelly

Wardrobe Stylist:

Cynthia Lawrence-Johns

Makeup Artist:

Sara Bowden

Post Production:

Whitehouse Post


Russell Icke

Assistant Editor:

Thomas Sheriff

Head of Production:

Ella Sedgwick

Executive Producer:

Annabel Bennett

Casting Director:

Kharmel Cochrane

Soundtrack Composer:

Peter Raeburn


Jay James

Audio Post-Production:


Sound Engineer:

Sam Ashwell

Head of Production:

Olivia Ray


Company 3


Simon Elbourne

Post-Production Producer:

Chris Anthony/ Company 3, Helen Stanley, Emma Cook

Wider Channel Post-Production:

Havas Studios

Head Content Creator:

Simon Allinson

Content Producer:

Lauren Allen

Head of Production:

Flo Clive

Lead Editor:

Paul Reson

Integrated Producer:

Phil Sheed


Beatriz Delgado Mena

Media Agency:


Client Partner:

Harley Dhillon

Business Director:

Dara Cafferkey

Planning Director:

Alex Edgerton

Group AV Investment Director:

Cyane Bonnell

Associate AV Director:

Michael Kinsella

OOH & Location Director:

Callum Davidson-Dean

OOH Client Manager:

Jess Stock

PR Agency:

One Green Bean

Head of PR:

Sophie Nicholson

Associate Business Director:

Inder Gill

Senior Account Manager:

Sharnece Bent

Account Executive:

Maryam Tukur

Exhibition Production:

Energy Studios

Senior Account Manager:

Grace Piddock

Production Manager:

Emily Edwards


Christian Antonelli

Senior Account Director:

Diana White

Production Director:

Ben Way

Creative Director:

James Edwards

UK Marketing Director, Reckitt:

Cigdem Kurtulus

Head of Media for UK Hygiene, Reckitt:

Alex Owen

Senior Brand Manager, Reckitt:

Claudia Weston

Commercial Marketing Lead Channel 4:

Lizzy Phillips

Senior Client Lead:

Zoe Bale

Client Lead:

Joe Robinson

Charity Partner:

Ambitious about Autism

Head of Marketing and Communications:

Marie Ashton

Communications Manager:

Catherine Ferris

Senior Marketing Manager:

Aleksandra Kapuran

Digital Marketing Executive:

Meera Karia

Digital Youth Engagement Manager:

Abi Odell

Corporate New Business Lead:

Eleanor Hull


March, 2023

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