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John Rowley

John Rowley

Job

Chief executive

Company

Leith

Work Telephone

+44 (0)131 561 8600, +44 (0)20 7758 1400.

Address

37 Shore, Edinburgh, EH6

Born

23rd March 1961

Album

Imperial Bathroom by Elvis Costello.

Book

The Otterbury Incident by C Day Lewis.

Breakfast radio show

Today.

Career history

1989: joined Leith.

Daily newspaper

The Daily Record.

Everyone's saying

Rowley is constantly looking to move his agency in new directions and explore new revenue streams instead of fighting with the rest of the pack for the small number of clients available to Scottish agencies.

Family

Married with two children (aged four and three).

Favourite ad

Orange 'relationships'.

Favourite technology

The baby wipe.

Greatest achievement

Eight hours sleep.

Magazine (pleasure)

The Economist.

Magazine (professional)

Campaign.

Most humbling experience

Four years without eight hours sleep.

Most-admired entrepreneur

The Green & Blacks chocolate people

Sunday newspaper

Scotland on Sunday.

TV programme

Live golf, football, tennis, cricket, Olympics, etc, etc, plus the news.

Website

AA routefinder, lost without it (literally).

What car do you own

Volvo.

What principle defines your working life

Treat others as you'd want to be treated.


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