Browse by Surname

Richard Desmond

Richard Desmond

Job

Chairman

Company

Northern & Shell

Work Telephone

+44 (0)871 520 7760

Address

10 Lower Thames Street, London, EC3R 6EN

Career highlights

Not achieved yet.

Most cringeworthy moment of your career

None.

Best thing about your job

The fun.

Worst thing about your job

Having holidays.

Advice for a wannabe A Lister

Be lucky, think lucky.

If you could be anyone else in this business, who would it be?

n/a

What would you do on a sabbatical?

Start a publishing company.

Your USP?

Understanding the business.

What would you change about yourself?

Nothing.

Favourite media

Daily Express, Daily Star, Sunday Express, Daily Star Sunday, OK! magazine, New! magazine, Star magazine.

Favourite shop

Every newsagent.

What’s the biggest lie you’ve told?

Never told one.

How many toilets do you own?

832.

What can’t you live without (apart from family)?

Daily Express, Daily Star, Sunday Express, Daily Star Sunday, OK! magazine, New! magazine, Star magazine.

Lowdown

Never far from the headlines himself, the lively and driven Desmond has had an expensive year in terms of paying off legal bills. This was more than offset, however, by the continued success of his stable of celebrity titles, with sales of OK! showing no signs of being hit by the downturn.


Additional Information

Campaign Jobs