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Chris Pinnington

Chris Pinnington

Job

Chief operating officer

Company

Euro RSCG Worldwide

Work Telephone

+44 (0)20 7240 4111.

Address

15 Alfred Place, London, WC1E

Born

1st August 1956

Breakfast radio show

Today.

Career history

Trainee to associated director, D'Arcy Masius, 1979-1982. Director, WCRS, 1982-1988. Managing partner, The Ball WCRS Partnership Sydney, 1988-1990. Managing director, FCO, 1990-1992. Managing director and chief executive, Euro RSCG Wnek Gosper, 1992-2002. Chief executive, Euro RSCG Group UK, 2002-2006. Chief operating officer, Euro RSCG Worldwide, 2006 to date.

Daily newspaper

The Times.

Everyone's saying

His financial acumen qualifies him well for most business tasks. His new role will see the affable Pinnington attempt to build a network to meet the ambition of the relentless David Jones.

Family

Wife Fiona; sons James (17) and Ben (11); daughter Harriet (15).

Favourite ad

Citroën C4 'robot dancer'.

Favourite technology

ipod.

Greatest achievement

Rather enjoying most of my 26 years in advertising; 23 with Havas.

Magazine (pleasure)

The Week.

Magazine (professional)

Campaign, naturally.

Most humbling experience

Plunging off collapsing scaffolding.

Most-admired entrepreneur

Vincent Bolloré.

Sunday newspaper

The Sunday Times.

What car do you own

Citroën C3

What principle defines your working life

Work with people you like; clients and colleagues.


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