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Simon Marquis

Simon Marquis

Job

Chairman

Company

National Readership Survey

Work Telephone

+44 (0)7711 883876.

Address

40 Parker Street, London, WC2

Born

3rd May 1953

Album

Melody AM by Royksopp.

Book

The Charm of Birds by Lord Grey.

Breakfast radio show

Wogan.

Career history

Media then managing director, Burkitts 1983-1992. Editorial director Haymarket, 1993-1998. Managing director to chairman, ZenithOptimedia, 1998-2006. Also: chairman Evolutions and Media Circle; non-executive director, St Ives and Packet Vision.

Daily newspaper

The Telegraph.

Everyone's saying

While no rival to John Bartle on the portfolio career front, when it comes to non-executive directorships Marquis' collection testifies to his experience across multiple media.

Family

Wife Nicky; children Sophie, Clio and Edward.

Favourite ad

Fiat Strada launch 1979.

Favourite technology

Canon digital SLR.

Greatest achievement

Three Peaks Challenge 1997.

Magazine (pleasure)

The Spectator.

Magazine (professional)

Campaign.

Most humbling experience

Too many to mention.

Most-admired entrepreneur

Charles Dunstone.

Sunday newspaper

The Sunday Times.

TV programme

Top Gear.

Website

Abebooks.com.

What car do you own

Lexus RX 300.

What principle defines your working life

Don't let other people down.


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