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Stephen Parker

Stephen Parker


Managing director


MediaVest UK

Work Telephone

+44 (0)20 7190 8650


89, Whitfield Street, London, , W1T 4HQ


October 1973.

Career highlights

Learning the art of sales at Mills & Allen, joining Motive, COI Radio win, leading a best-in-class investment team, being given the opportunity to lead a top-ten media agency.

Most cringeworthy moment of your career

A story involving press-ups and no clothes.

Best thing about your job

Work closely with so many diverse businesses.

Worst thing about your job

Meeting people who care about the wrong things.

Advice for a wannabe A Lister

Be honest, open, hard-working and don't have an agenda.

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

Chris Locke, for five minutes only.

What would you do on a sabbatical?

I am next year as reward for ten years' service – a house on the coast in Donegal with my young family.

Your USP?

What you see is what you get.

What would you change about yourself?

Meet old friends more often.

Favourite media

Varies by time of day.

Favourite shop

My local butcher.

What’s the biggest lie you’ve told?

Not owning up to a case of mistaken identity.

How many toilets do you own?


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



The \"best hair in media\" was thrust centre stage this year to make his mark on MediaVest as its new managing director. Stamping his charismatic leadership style on the agency will no doubt help to eradicate the age-old Starcom/MediaVest confusion.

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