The A-List Kimberly and Stephen Quinn

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Quinn, Kimberly Job Publisher, The Spectator. Company The Spectator, 56 Doughty Street, London WC1. Work tel +44(0)20 7405 1706. Born Undisclosed. Place of birth Los Angeles. Lives London. Family Husband, Stephen Quinn, publishing director of Vogue. One son. Career milestones I am very proud to be the publisher of The Spectator. What one principle in life do you live by? Undisclosed.

What advice would you give someone wanting to follow in your footsteps?

Use your brain (clear rational ideas and execution). Use your heart (be

enthusiastic, love your job). And work very, very hard.

Your alternative career? I would have liked to have been a writer. I

still may.

Name your three closest friends in the business Stephen Quinn, publisher

of Vogue and husband. Julia Hobsbawm of HMC. Nick, Katherine, Simon,

Jodie, Paul, Don, Alex, Alida, Claire etc - The Spectator team. We've

been together a long time, they're terrific.

Favourite consumer magazine The Spectator, Apollo, Vogue (and I adore

The Lancet).

Favourite business magazine Undisclosed.

Favourite newspaper The International Herald Tribune.

Favourite TV programme Undisclosed.

Favourite radio programme The Archers.

How do you unwind? Undisclosed.

What is your greatest extravagance? Rereading

Jane Eyre.

Name one thing about yourself that might surprise others

I wrote my thesis on tuberculosis and how it was represented in the arts

in the 19th century.

If you were an ad, what would your strapline be? Undisclosed.

Lowdown Lurid tabloid tales ruined "Kimbo's"(as Boris Johnson calls her)

summer but, before that, all the talk had been about a Spectator

management buyout following Hollinger's decision to sell the Telegraph

Group .

[xyz]QUINN, STEPHEN

Job Publishing director, Vogue, and director, Conde Nast Publications.

Company Conde Nast Publications, Vogue House, Hanover Square, London W1.

Work tel +44(0)20 7152 3030.

Born 26 December 1943.

Place of birth Kilkenny, Ireland.

Lives Mayfair, London.

Family Wife, Kimberly.

One son. Three sons from first marriage.

Career milestones Launching GQ in 1988 as the first mainstream upmarket

magazine for men. Publishing Vogue, our flagship title, over the past 12

years and improving its business performance each year.

What one principle in life do you live by? Integrity and loyalty.

What advice would you give someone wanting to follow in your footsteps?

Work hard and read your magazine cover to cover.

Your alternative career? Politics

Name your three closest friends in the business Nicholas

Coleridge,managing director of Conde Nast. Per Neuman, managing director

of Estee Lauder. Arnaud Bamberger, managing director of Cartier UK.

Favourite consumer magazine Undisclosed.

Favourite business magazine The Spectator.

Favourite newspaper The Times.

Favourite TV programme BBC News at Ten.

Favourite radio programme The Today programme, Radio 4.

How do you unwind? Taking William, my delightful two-year-old, to

Berkeley Square on Sunday mornings.

What is your greatest extravagance? Hand-made suits from Timothy

Everest.

Name one thing about yourself that might surprise others I love John Lee

Hooker.

If you were an ad, what would your strapline be? "SQ: the king of the

glossies."

Lowdown The popular publisher of Vogue for the past 12 years has taken

the title from strength to strength, steadily increasing its

circulation.

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