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Andrew Barnes

Andrew Barnes


Sales director


Channel 4

Work Telephone

+44 (0)20 7306 8200


124 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 2TX


Career highlights

Setting up the Channel 4 sales department from scratch.

Favourite TV programme

Grand Designs.


The Sun.


World Soccer.


Favourite recent marketing campaign

Comparethemeerkat, 118 118 \"Ghostbusters\" and the new Currys one.

Favourite brand

Arsenal – simply the best.

What’s your concession to the recession?

Alcohol during the week!

Who would play you in a movie?

I'd like to be either of the characters in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid – but then reality strikes!

Party trick

Drinking a pint quite quickly and one card trick!


Going to football, watching TV, reading, keeping fit.

What gadget do you think should be invented?

A handset that does what I'm thinking, not just following the buttons I press.

You’ve got one last Tweet before you die. What do you Tweet?

I don't Tweet. I'd send a txt to my family telling them goodbye.


A busy year the Arsenal fan, who expanded his sales domain by landing the ad sales for The Box music channels from Sky Media and was then seemingly at the centre of TV industry negotiations over merging sales houses.


Finchley, London 1955.

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