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Steve Booth

Steve Booth

Job

Chief executive

Company

Arena Media

Work Telephone

+44 (0)20 7182 6400

Address

247, Tottenham Court Road, London, , W1T 7QX

E-mail

steve.booth@blm.co.uk

Career highlights

Setting up BLM in 1990 and making it the success it is today as Arena BLM.

Favourite TV programme

Holby City (Connie \"The Barbarian\" Beauchamp, what a woman!)

Newspaper

Any that has been paid for, but Saturday's Telegraph is becoming strangely appealing as I get older.

Magazine

Octane (Campaign a close second).

Website

www.bbc.co.uk Shame they don't take ads – how do they do that?

Favourite recent marketing campaign

ComparetheMarket/ComparetheMeerkat.

Favourite brand

Sky – what was life like before? Imagine life without it!

What’s your concession to the recession?

Nothing.

Who would play you in a movie?

Me, with Christopher Biggins as stunt stand-in.

Party trick

Occasional inappropriate partial nudity.

Hobbies

Old cars, young horses.

What gadget do you think should be invented?

Teleportation (For those moments when the party trick falls flat. \"Beam me up Scotty\").

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

\"I told you I was ill.\"

Lowdown

Following the sale of his agency to Havas, Booth has remained as engaged and enthused as ever, working to help his new network, Arena, move to the next level. Few are surprised by this – Booth is the sort of passionate entrepreneur who always has new ideas to make a few quid.

Born

Manchester, 1960.


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