Made in Denmark

During the 1960's and 70's, Sylvester-Hvid & Co. Ltd. was one of Denmark's dominating advertising agencies and received several take-over offers from international agency groups. Offers which were all rejected. Many of Sylvester-Hvid & Co. Ltd's competitors in the Danish market, however, could not resist the proposals and were acquired.

In 1978, the third generation of the Sylvester-Hvid family took over. Ole Sylvester-Hvid became the new owner and CEO of the agency after his father Sven. The new CEO emphasized that the agency would continue being Danish owned. Today, Sylvester Hvid & Co. Ltd. is still 100 percent Danish and in private hands.

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Sylvester Hvid & Co.