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Brian Fetherstonhaugh

Job

Chairman andchief executive

Company

OgilvyOne Worldwide

Work Telephone

+1 212 237 4940.

Address

Worldwide Plaza, 309 West 49th Street, New York, NY 10019

Born

1st January 1957

Fantasy business partner

Mick Jagger.

How do you off-set your carbon footprint?

Stop my teenage daughters from driving.

Greatest influence

Everything I know about marketing, I learnt from rock 'n' roll.

Clubs

Westchester Men's Hockey League, Silwanoy Golf Club, Facebook.

Favourite gadget

BlackBerry.

Desert island objects

My wife, Chris, and my daughters, Claire and Alison.

Most-admired politician

The former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau. A man with big ideas and a lot of style.

Favourite media

The New York Times, Mojo, Sirius Radio, YouTube.

Biggest risk taken

Playing ice hockey after the age of 50.

Perfect day

Any day without airport security.

Who should play you in the film of your life?

Richard Gere (no gerbil jokes).

Career highlights

2004, chairman and chief executive, OgilvyOne Worldwide; 2002, first chairman of Ogilvy's Global brand community; 1994, president, Ogilvy Canada.

Fictional hero

John Rebus.

Best job outside advertising

Selling courses in hypnosis, auto-mechanics and bartending while at university.

Lowdown

The O&M stalwart took on the global OgilvyOne mantle back in 2004, and he has steered the network on a steady course ever since. However, the old style rock 'n' roller keeps a low profile on the global industry stage.

Most expensive purchase

A red Gibson Les Paul guitar from the Eric Clapton Crossroads auction.

Why are you good at what you do?

I am good at connecting ideas and people.


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