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Duncan George

Duncan George

Job

Director of agency sales

Company

Platform-A

Work Telephone

+44 (0)20 7092 2000

Address

Shropshire House, 11-20 Capper Street, London, , WC1E 6JA

Born

Latter C20.

Career highlights

Creating and running the sales operation Opus on behalf of the radio company GWR and then driving revenue and profit to allow it to merge with the market leading plc Capital Radio on a nil premium basis.

Most cringeworthy moment of your career

Moments... not recognising people. Bad memory!

Best thing about your job

Learning.

Worst thing about your job

So much to do, so little time to do it.

Advice for a wannabe A Lister

Don't take sickies.

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

Trevor Beattie. All that hair.

What would you do on a sabbatical?

Upgrade my cycling and running training to furious levels without telling my cycling and running friends.

Your USP?

Work hard, play soft.

What would you change about yourself?

Reboot my memory.

Favourite media

Online and radio.

Favourite shop

Porsche West London.

What’s the biggest lie you’ve told?

I never lie.

How many toilets do you own?

Three.

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

My laptop.

Lowdown

The former GCap commercial director took over as head of agency sales of AOL's integrated operation Platform-A as it launched this year in the UK. It's an exciting prospect, but the savvy Duncan will have his hands full helping the platform deliver on its promises.


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