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Simon Learman

Simon Learman

Job

Executive creative director

Company

McCann Erickson

Work Telephone

+44 (0)20 7837 3737.

Address

7 Herbrand Street, London, WC1N

Born

24th March 1966

Album

London Calling by The Clash.

Book

Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole.

Breakfast radio show

Moyles/Radio 4/O'Connell combo.

Career history

Saatchi & Saatchi; Ogilvy&Mather; BMP DDB.

Daily newspaper

The Times, The Guardian, The Independent, Evening Standard.

Everyone's saying

Learman and his partner Brian Fraser have finally got the helm of one of the UK's largest creative departments. 2007 will reveal if they have earned it.

Family

Wife Debbie; kids Sophie (11), Jake (nine).

Favourite ad

The Guardian 'points of view'.

Favourite technology

Sky+.

Greatest achievement

Raising two brilliant kids to somehow believe that I'm very funny.

Magazine (pleasure)

Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, Condé Nast Traveller, Wallpaper*.

Magazine (professional)

Campaign, Wired, The Economist.

Most humbling experience

Being held up at gunpoint in Sao Paulo.

Most-admired entrepreneur

Rick Rubin (Def Jam).

Sunday newspaper

The Sunday Times.

TV programme

24, The West Wing (RIP), NYPD Blue.

Website

Amazon.

What car do you own

Mercedes SL.

What principle defines your working life

Inside every problem is a solution fighting to get out.


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