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Dick Powell

Dick Powell

Job

Founder and director

Company

Seymour Powell

Work Telephone

+44 (0)20 7381 6433.

Address

327 Lillie Road, London, SW6

Born

26th December 1951

Album

Best of Bob Dylan.

Book

Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks.

Breakfast radio show

Today.

Career history

Formed Seymour Powell with Richard Seymour in 1984 - er, that's it!

Daily newspaper

The Independent.

Everyone's saying

Powell bucked tradition when taking on the D&AD presidency by declaring that 'My pitch is that there will be no pitch'. His successor, Tony Davidson, has followed his lead by acknowledging that there are limits to what can be achieved during just a year in office.

Family

Wife Lucy; children Jemma, Oscar, Freddie and Gus.

Favourite ad

Honda 'cog'.

Favourite technology

Powerbook.

Greatest achievement

Married 29 years, great family, rewarding career.

Magazine (pleasure)

Car.

Magazine (professional)

Icon.

Most humbling experience

In a moment of arrogance, forgetting the principle below and being reminded of it by my wife.

Most-admired entrepreneur

Steve Jobs.

Sunday newspaper

The Independent on Sunday.

TV programme

24

Website

Apple.

What car do you own

Volkswagen Golf R32 (car), Yamaha R1 and Honda RC30 (motorcycles).

What principle defines your working life

Treat others as you would like to be treated yourself.


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