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Charlie Makin

Charlie Makin

Job

Chief strategic officer

Company

BLM

Work Telephone

+44 (0)20 7437 1317.

Address

Eagle House, 50 Marshall Street, London, W1F 9BQ

Born

8th March 1960

Album

Marquee - MoonTelevision.

Book

Saturday - Ian McEwan.

Breakfast radio show

Today.

Career history

Media assistant to director, Saatchi & Saatchi, 1980-1990. Media director, CKT, 1990-1992. BLM, 1992 to date.

Daily newspaper

The Guardian.

Everyone's saying

The affable and cerebral Makin once again took over the day-to-day planning reins at BLM Media following the departure of Guy Abrahams. He was also one of the UK media judges at Cannes.

Family

Wife Madeleine; children Ollie (six), Millie (four) and Jamie (one).

Favourite ad

CKT's launch commercial for Vanity Fair.

Favourite technology

Line 6 Variax guitar.

Greatest achievement

My family.

Magazine (pleasure)

The Week.

Magazine (professional)

Campaign.

Most humbling experience

My children speaking better French than me.

Most-admired entrepreneur

Bob Geldof.

Sunday newspaper

The Sunday Times.

TV programme

Later with Jools Holland.

Website

The Julie Burchill Random Recycler - homepage.tlworld.com/l_tabraham/jbrr.tm.

What car do you own

Mercedes 500 SL and a Solex Moped.

What principle defines your working life

We will always win the next pitch.


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