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Andrew Melsom

Andrew Melsom

Job

Senior partner

Company

Agency Insight

Work Telephone

+44 (0)1488 669 000+44 (0)20 7307 3179.

Address

10 Stephen Mews, London, W1T

Born

1st February 1953

Album

Jack Johnson.

Book

Untold Stories by Alan Bennett.

Breakfast radio show

Today.

Career history

IPC Newspapers; JWT; BMP Business; Energis; Agency Insight.

Daily newspaper

The Daily Telegraph, although I do not like the idea of owner-controlled editorial.

Everyone's saying

The quietest of the matchmakers in 2006, Melsom is fighting to retain Agency Insight's share of the market. He's loyal and highly principled, even if somewhat over-impressed by a posh accent.

Family

Wife Mel; son Harry; daughters Edwina and Cecily.

Favourite ad

Quinns (Mother).

Favourite technology

Cogswell and Harrison 12.0 Bore shotgun made in the 20s.

Greatest achievement

Appearing on the West End stage as Cliff Richard.

Magazine (pleasure)

The Spectator.

Magazine (professional)

Campaign.

Most humbling experience

Excel.

Most-admired entrepreneur

Tommy - freelance gardener aged 80-ish.

Sunday newspaper

The Sunday Times, The Sunday Telegraph.

TV programme

None, really can't think of anything I like other than sport.

Website

www.rocketboom.com.

What car do you own

Mercedes S, Mitsubishi Shogun, Ford Fiesta.

What principle defines your working life

Keep buggering on.


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