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Robert Lerwill

Robert Lerwill

Job

Chief executive

Company

Aegis Group

Work Telephone

+44 (0)20 7070 7700.

Address

43-45 Portman Square, London, W1H

Born

21st January 1952

Album

Stars - Simply Red.

Book

The Leonard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa.

Breakfast radio show

Magic FM.

Career history

Arthur Andersen, 1973-1986; WPP, 1986-1996; Cable & Wireless, 1996-2003; Aegis Group, 2004 to date.

Daily newspaper

Financial Times.

Everyone's saying

The down-to-earth and approachable Lerwill has spent much of 2006 attempting to ward off Vincent Bolloré's attempts to get representation on the Aegis board. Lerwill has been successful to date, and overall his company's impressive 2006 has only served to make Aegis more attractive to potential bidders.

Family

Wife and five children.

Favourite ad

100-second Renault Clio spot.

Favourite technology

iPod docking speakers.

Greatest achievement

Five kids.

Magazine (pleasure)

Car.

Magazine (professional)

The Economist.

Most humbling experience

Five kids.

Most-admired entrepreneur

Adrian Chedore.

Sunday newspaper

The Sunday Telegraph.

TV programme

Coronation Street.

Website

YouTube.

What car do you own

Bentley Continental Flying Spur.

What principle defines your working life

Get it sorted out.


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