Agency: Bartle Bogle Hegarty
+44 (0)20 3059 0400
175, High Holborn, London, , WC1V 7AA
22 September (same as Bilbo Baggins) 1956.
Teaching undergrads at USC; managing director, Zenith Outdoor; general manager, Zenith; MD, Amra; MD, Initiative; MD, Magna; CEO, ipm.
Romford, summer 1988. Ask Patrick Burton!
Colleagues, working with smart people, humour.
Poetry is news that stays news.
I wouldn't want to be anybody else – I lack the imagination.
More study on Donald Coxeter and Benoît Mandelbrot.
Friendly, focused and fortunate.
My tendency to overheat.
Monocle, International Herald Tribune, The Economist, Google, Vanity Fair, bluekipper.com.
Etro and Piquadro – both Milan.
Too many, or few, to mention.
Five (three in the UK, two in Italy).
Swimming goggles, books, Ventolin inhaler, Joni Mitchell, Maltesers.
Jeans is a highly esteemed negotiator and a well-liked chief executive. Small but scrappy, ipm may have a long way to go to catch up on the big two in the market, but still holds tight to its market share, despite a flurry of outdoor upstarts in recent years.
Agency: CHI & Partners