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Rob Forshaw

Rob Forshaw

Job

Partner

Company

Grand Union

Work Telephone

+44 (0)20 7908 0700.

Address

Eardley House, 182-184 Campden Hill Road, London, NW1 1BU

Born

12th October 1967

Album

OK Computer by Radiohead.

Book

The Wind Up Bird Chronicles by Haruki Murakami.

Breakfast radio show

Phil Jupitus on 6 Music.

Career history

Saatchi & Saatchi, 1990-1995; group director, M&C Saatchi, 1995-1998; client services director, Wieden & Kennedy, 1998-2000; partner, Grand Union, 2000 to date.

Daily newspaper

The Guardian and Financial Times.

Everyone's saying

A great new- business year, with wins for Npower, Energy Savings Trust and COI, has catapulted Grand Union into the big league, although its creative product has yet to receive the same boost. Losing Lee Wright to Dare was a blow, but serial networker Forshaw has his fingers in as many pies as ever.

Family

Partner Katy and two children; son aged four and daughter aged two.

Favourite ad

The Guardian 'points of view'.

Favourite technology

3G card and personal video recorder.

Greatest achievement

Launching a digital agency in 2000 when everyone said we were mad.

Magazine (pleasure)

ProCycling.

Magazine (professional)

Wired.

Most humbling experience

Visiting Great Ormond Street Hospital with my son.

Most-admired entrepreneur

Paul Smith.

Sunday newspaper

The Sunday Times and The Observer.

TV programme

Backyardigans (with my son).

Website

Google.

What car do you own

Audi A3.

What principle defines your working life

Swim against the tide.


Additional Information

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