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Joe Uva

Joe Uva

Job

President and chief executive

Company

OMD Worldwide

Work Telephone

+1 212 590 7202.

Address

11 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010

Born

16th June 1955

Album

The Doors, LA Woman.

Book

American Tabloid by James Ellroy.

Breakfast radio show

Imus in the Morning.

Career history

Media planner, Grey and McCann Erickson. Sales, USA Network. Executive vice-president, sales, CNN. President, sales and marketing, Turner Entertainment Group.

Daily newspaper

The Wall Street Journal.

Everyone's saying

His knowledge of the US media scene might be second to none but Uva has more energy and presence than many of his contemporaries. Despite a fear of flying, he has made a success of OMD on the global stage.

Family

Wife, two children.

Favourite ad

Budweiser 'real men of genius' campaign.

Favourite technology

TiVo.

Greatest achievement

Raising my children.

Magazine (pleasure)

The Week.

Magazine (professional)

Advertising Age.

Most humbling experience

Watching my children being born.

Most-admired entrepreneur

Ted Turner.

Sunday newspaper

Newark Star Ledger.

TV programme

24

Website

espn.com.

What car do you own

Mercedes SL 500.

What principle defines your working life

Never ask anyone to do what you are not prepared to do yourself.


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