The A List 2007. (7 of 12)

campaignlive.co.uk, Friday, 08 December 2006 12:00AM

Henderson Neil
Job: Joint managing director, St Luke's.
Company: St Luke's Communications, 22 Dukes Road, London WC1.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7380 8888.
Born: 18 June 1963.
Family: Wife Kate. Identical twin brother who works in Sydney.
Career history: Still Price Lintas; Bartle Bogle Hegarty; St Luke's.
Favourite ad: Guinness "surfer".
Book: Any Lonely Planet.
Album: The Beatles' White Album.
Website: eBay.
TV programme: Peep Show.
Magazine (professional): The Economist.
Magazine (pleasure): The Week.
Daily newspaper: Financial Times.
Sunday newspaper: The Observer.
Breakfast radio show: Neil Fox on Magic FM 105.4.
What car do you own?: Mini.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Steve Jobs.
Favourite technology: ATM.
Greatest achievement: Finally getting married.
Most humbling experience: Seeing pilgrims prostrate themselves in Tibet.
What principle defines your working life?: Hire the best people.
Everyone's saying: Henderson has again been doing his bit for the
environment this year and championing sustainable agencies. He famously
said: "All businesses should be seeing climate change as a serious
concern and should be aligning their own efforts. You don't have to
become a hair-shirt-wearing, tree-hugging weirdo."

Henry, Steve
Job: Executive creative director, TBWA\London.
Company: TBWA\London, 76-1980 Whitfield Street, London W1.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7573 6666.
Born: 21 September 1955.
Family: Daughters Sophie (16) and Bryony (13); brothers Mike and Brian.
Career history: Copywriter, GGT, 1981-1985. Group head, WCRS, 1985-19
87. Founder, HHCL, 1987-2006.
Favourite ad: BBC "Perfect Day".
Book: For Esme with Love and Squalor by JD Salinger.
Album: Cowboy Junkies - The Caution Horses.
Website: Google.
TV programme: Whatever is on my Sky+.
Magazine (professional): All of them.
Magazine (pleasure): Private Eye.
Daily newspaper: The Guardian.

Sunday newspaper: The Observer.
Breakfast radio show: I don't listen to one.
What car do you own?: I don't own a car; it's whatever my good driver
from Cyclone turns up in.
Most-admired entrepreneur: I admire all entrepreneurs.
Favourite technology: The laptop.
Greatest achievement: Completing all levels on Lemmings.
Most humbling experience: Dunno.
What principle defines your working life?: Be honest: that'll fool 'em.
Everyone's saying: When, at 51, the laid-back Henry became TBWA\London's
executive creative director, tongues wagged. Does he still have the
passion required to reclaim TBWA's creative standing? Those who know him
say he does. He has certainly embraced innovations in media ahead of
some of his younger creative peers.

Heseltine, Rupert
Job: Deputy chairman, Haymarket Group.
Company: Haymarket Group, 174 Hammersmith Road, London W6 7JP.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 8267 5185.
Born: 9 July 1967.
Family: Married to Sarah, two children: William, aged four, and
Hermione, two.
Career history: 1989: Peter Isacson Publications, Sydney Australia.
1990: Maxwell Business Communications. 1991: Audio Visual Time.
1994: Joined Haymarket Exhibitions before joining Wilmington to work on
Car Hi-Fi and then Wine & Spirit International. Rejoined Haymarket
and worked on the launches of Sky Sports and Revolution. 1997: Ad
director of PRWeek UK and then moved to New York to work on the launch
of the US edition. 1999: Returned to the UK as the associate publisher
of Gramophone. Then became publisher of What Hi-Fi? Sound & Vision
and oversaw the launch of The Daily Telegraph Your Money. 2001: Joined
the board of Haymarket Group and worked alongside the business
development team. In 2004, appointed deputy chairman of Haymarket
Exhibitions and named deputy chairman Haymarket Group in 2005.
Favourite ad: Honda "cog".
Book: The Remorseful Day by Colin Dexter.
Album: The Clash - London Calling.
Website: YouTube.
TV programme: Spooks.
Magazine (professional): Media Week.
Magazine (pleasure): Stuff, Empire.
Daily newspaper: The Daily Telegraph.
Sunday newspaper: The Sunday Times.
Breakfast radio show: Five Live.
What car do you own?: Undisclosed.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Michael Heseltine.
Favourite technology: Runco Projector.
Greatest achievement: Being part of the launch team of PRWeek USA.
Most humbling experience: The birth of my children.
What principle defines your working life?: You are born with two ears
and one mouth; use each in proportion.
Everyone's saying: He may share his father's height and blond hair, but
Rupert comes across less as the hard-nosed publishing impresario than an
enthusiastic digital-mad chairman-in-waiting who seems acutely conscious
of the need to let the Haymarket brands (including Campaign) speak for
themselves.

Hill, Jerry
Job: Chief operating officer, Europe; chief executive UK, Initiative.
Company: Initiative, 84 Eccleston Square, London SW1V.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7663 7000.
Born: 16 June 1960.
Family: Wife Katrina. Sons Ollie, 13, and Charlie, 11.
Career history: Sales director, Anglia TV, 1986-1990. Managing director,
TSMS, 1991-1997. Chief executive, TSMS, 1997-2001. Chief executive,
Initiative UK, 2001-2005. Chief operating officer, Initiative Europe,
2006 to date.
Favourite ad: Sony Bravia "balls".
Book: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.
Album: Hotel California by The Eagles.
Website: YouTube.
TV programme: The Sopranos.
Magazine (professional): Campaign.
Magazine (pleasure): Hello!.
Daily newspaper: The Times.
Sunday newspaper: The Observer.
Breakfast radio show: Today.
What car do you own?: Mini Cooper.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Howard Hughes.
Favourite technology: Personal video recorder.
Greatest achievement: Three holes in one inside one year.
Most humbling experience: Undisclosed.
What principle defines your working life?: When on thin ice, keep
running.
Everyone's saying: The lofty and clubbable Hill still has a theory for
everything and is supporting the talk with some positive actions. He has
moved into a wider European role for Initiative and the capture of
Burger King was a triumph for his agency. The loss of General Motors in
the UK though was a serious blow.

Hirsch, Andrew
Job: Chief executive, John Brown Citrus Publishing.
Company: John Brown Citrus Publishing, 136-142 Bramley Road, London W10.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7565 3205.
Born: 22 February 1959.
Family: Married to Jane, with two sons aged seven and four.
Career history: Family furniture business, 1977-1986. Peter Issacson's,
Sydney, Australia, 1986-1987. Set up H&H Media, Sydney, Australia,
1987-1988. Pearl & Dean Publishing, 1988-1992. John Brown
Publishing, 1992 to date.
Favourite ad: Smash "Martians".
Book: Anything by Michael Connelly.
Album: Dark Side of the Moon, Pink Floyd.
Website: www.bbc.co.uk.
TV programme: The Apprentice.
Magazine (professional): Marketing.
Magazine (pleasure): The Times Magazine (just for the Robert Crampton
column).
Daily newspaper: The Times.
Sunday newspaper: The Sunday Times.
Breakfast radio show: Today.
What car do you own?: Mercedes CLK.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Steve Jobs.
Favourite technology: My iPod.
Greatest achievement: Jake and Ethan.
Most humbling experience: Being downgraded on an airline (well, they
tried).
What principle defines your working life?: If you want something badly
enough, you will get it.
Everyone's saying: Having spent much of the year delivering new
strategies for its Sky client, November brought the unwelcome news that
its contract is up for pitch.

Hirst, Chris
Job: Managing director, Grey London.
Company: Grey London, 215-227 Great Portland Street, London W1.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7636 3399.
Born: 4 April 1971.
Family: Ann, Dylan and Sam.
Career history: Still Price Lintas, 1994-1995. Bartle Bogle Hegarty,
1995-1999; Fallon, 1999-2003. Grey, 2003 to date.
Favourite ad: Blackcurrant Tango.
Book: The Mulberry Empire by Philip Hensher.
Album: Stone Roses.
Website: Guardian Unlimited.
TV programme: The Thick of It.
Magazine (professional): Undisclosed.
Magazine (pleasure): Wired.
Daily newspaper: The Guardian.
Sunday newspaper: The Observer.
Breakfast radio show: Today.
What car do you own?: Audi A4 and Volkswagen Polo.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Undisclosed.
Favourite technology: My tennis racket.
Greatest achievement: Hopefully still to come.
Most humbling experience: A persistent failure to sort out my backhand.
What principle defines your working life?: No nonsense.
Everyone's saying: The quiet but efficient Hirst is getting on with his
job at Grey. However, he needs to raise his profile to be more of a
figurehead for the agency.

Hoad, Alison
Job: Vice-chairman, Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R.
Company: RKCR/Y&R, Greater London House, Fourth Floor, Hampstead Road,
London NW1.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7611 6049.
Born: 22 April 1968.
Family: David, Tally, Charlie and baby Noah.
Career history: Head of planning, W&K London; head of planning,
Lowe; founding partner, CDD.
Favourite ad: Entire Stella Artois campaign.
Book: A Prayer For Owen Meany by John Irving.
Album: U2 - Achtung Baby.
Website: The Little White Company.
TV programme: Currently and shamefully - Lost.
Magazine (professional): The Economist.
Magazine (pleasure): Condé Nast Traveller.
Daily newspaper: I read The Week once a week.
Sunday newspaper: The Sunday Times.
Breakfast radio show: No longer have one due to demands for children's
tv.
What car do you own?: Smart car, Austin Healey Frogeye Sprite.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Phil Knight (the founder of Nike).
Favourite technology: I have a love/hate relationship with the mobile
phone.
Greatest achievement: Yet to come.
Most humbling experience: Third-world poverty.
What principle defines your working life?: Act justly and fear nothing.
Everyone's saying: Since settling into the role, the experienced and
likeable Hoad has become a major factor in the continuing growth of the
Camden-based agency. A distinct lack of ego serves her well.

Hobbs, Steve
Job: Head of planning and integration, Carat.
Company: Carat, Parker Tower, 43-49 Parker St, London WC2B.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7430 6000.
Born: 25 October 1972.
Family: None.
Career history: 1994-1995: Sales executive, TSMS. 1995 to date: TV buyer
to head of planning and integration, Carat.
Favourite ad: Guinness "surfer".
Book: I only read books once, so don't really have one in particular.
Album: Currently Kasabian's first album. Of all time, it's got to be
Oasis' Definitely Maybe.
Website: tesco.com...genius.
TV programme: It used to be The Bill (those who know me will
understand), but is now Spooks.
Magazine (professional): Farmer's Weekly.
Magazine (pleasure): Wanderlust.
Daily newspaper: The Guardian.
Sunday newspaper: The Observer.
Breakfast radio show: I can't stand radio in the mornings; they all have
too much energy.
What car do you own?: Alfa Romeo 147.
Most-admired entrepreneur: None in particular, you can learn a lot from
a lot of people.
Favourite technology: iPod, no question.
Greatest achievement: Beating Nick Gracie in the 2002 London Marathon.
He nearly cried. It was brilliant.
Most humbling experience: I find that watching feats of individual
bravery and endeavour are both humbling and inspiring at the same time.
Darren Clarke's mental strength during the Ryder Cup, Jane Tomlinson's
unbelievable physical strength to run marathons and now cycle across
America, and Andy Beswick's recovery from cancer spring immediately to
mind.
What principle defines your working life?: Continual improvement.
Everyone's saying: Hobbs took on an enlarged role at Carat this past
year, taking responsibility for running the agency's six new-business
units. The Ipswich Town Football Club fan and cricket enthusiast has
also become a more prominent face in the industry.

Hockney, Michael
Job: Chief executive, D&AD.
Company: D&AD, 9 Graphite Square, Vauxhall Walk, London SE11.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7840 1111.
Born: 29 July 1949.
Family: Wife Elizabeth; dog Leo.
Career history: Account planner, J. Walter Thompson, 1972-1975. Account
manager to group director, BMP, 1975-1987. Group managing director, BDDH
Group, 1987-1993. Christies Group, marketing and strategy director,
1993-1995. Adviser to the Army Board, Ministry of Defence, 1995-1999.
Executive director, Institute of Chartered Accountants, 1999-2003. Chief
executive, D&AD, 2003 to date.
Favourite ad: Smash "Martians".
Book: Middlemarch by George Eliot.
Album: James Bowman singing Handel arias.
Website: leoburnett.ca.
TV programme: Big Bear Week.
Magazine (professional): Campaign, of course! And Market Leader.
Magazine (pleasure): Country Life.
Daily newspaper: The Times.
Sunday newspaper: The Sunday Times.
Breakfast radio show: Today.
What car do you own?: Land Rover Freelander and BMW 316.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Alex Tew.
Favourite technology: Corkscrew.
Greatest achievement: Playing the organ in St Peter's, Rome.
Most humbling experience: Seeing nuns at work among the untouchables of
India.
What principle defines your working life?: Be endlessly curious.
Everyone's saying: With the new global D&AD Awards, the charity is
looking to replenish its coffers with international awards entries. The
need to find cash from new quarters is acute, and Hockney - a shrewd and
steady if unexciting chief - seems to have taken this on board.

Holden, Mark
Job: Executive planning director, PHD Group.
Company: PHD Group, 5 North Crescent, Chenies Street, London WC1E.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7446 7233.
Born: 27 April 1972.
Family: Wife Chrissie Holden.
Career history: Media agencies including OMD. Ended up in the PHD Group
running subsidiary Rocket and then within the main agency as the head of
planning.
Favourite ad: Camelot "bag of smiles".
Book: The Elegant Universe by Brian Greene.
Album: Ludovico Einaudi - Una Mattina.
Website: www.bbc.co.uk.
TV programme: Football Focus.
Magazine (professional): Admap and Pig Farmer's Weekly.
Magazine (pleasure): New Scientist.
?Daily newspaper: bbc.co.uk/news.
Sunday newspaper: The Observer.
Breakfast radio show: I get the Tube to work.
What car do you own?: Camper Casuals.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Adam Balon, Jon Wright and Richard Reed of
Innocent.
Favourite technology: Eight-meg broadband connection.
Greatest achievement: Convincing Chrissie to marry me.
Most humbling experience: Chrissie agreeing to marry me.
What principle defines your working life?: Principleless.
Everyone's saying: PHD's ostentatiously cerebral planning guru (and one
of the most visually distinctive men in media) has had a busy year,
finding time to get married as well as trekking around Europe to help
launch the agency's network.

Hollens, Jerry
Job: Creative partner, Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R.
Company: RKCR/Y&R, Greater London House, Hampstead Road, London NW1.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7611 6568.
Born: 17 August 1964.
Family: Wife Mariabella; sons Wilkie and Mischa.
Career history: Saatchi & Saatchi, BMP DDB, RKCR/Y&R.
Favourite ad: Too many to pick one.
Book: One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
Album: London Calling, The Clash.
Websites: eBay.co.uk, The Onion.
TV programme: The Sopranos, The Simpsons, Match of the Day.
Magazine (professional): Campaign, Creative Review.
Magazine (pleasure): Private Eye.
Daily newspaper: The Times, Sun, The Guardian.
Sunday newspaper: The Sunday Times, The Observer.
Breakfast radio show: Five Live, Radio 4.
What car do you own?: Trek mountain bike, Pinarello road bike (I've
never owned a car).
Most-admired entrepreneur: Damien Hirst.
Favourite technology: iPod.
Greatest achievement: Having children.
Most humbling experience: Having children.
What principle defines your working life?: Always do the best you can.
Everyone's saying: Hollens is part of the Rainey Kelly old guard and
behind much of the agency's better work this year (together with his
partner Mike Boles). The team, regularly seen on awards podiums, is one
of Ben Priest's and Mark Roalfe's greatest assets.

Holmes, Adrian
Job: Executive creative director EMEA, Y&R.
Company: Y&R, Greater London House, Hampstead Road, London NW1.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7611 6752.
Born: 27 April 1953.
Family: Wife Cindy; children Chlöe, William, Henry and Imogen.
Career history: Junior copywriter, Grey Advertising, 1976. Leo Burnett;
AMVD; Cogent Elliott; Colman & Partners, 1977-1981. Lowe
Howard-Spink, 1982-1985. Saatchi & Saatchi; CDP; WCRS; 1986-1988. Joint
creative director, Lowe Howard-Spink, 1989-1992. Chief creative officer,
Lowe & Partners Europe, 1993-1999. Chief creative officer, Lowe &
Partners Worldwide, 1999-2005. Executive creative director, Y&R EMEA,
2005 to date.
Favourite ad: "Big ad" for Carlton Draught - one of ours, I know, but it
really should have got the Grand Prix at Cannes this year.
Book: For maximum laughs per ounce, it's hard to beat a little volume
called The Meaning of Liff by Douglas Adams and John Lloyd.
Album: Disc now playing: Bach's French Suites with Angela Hewitt on
piano.
Website: Google - my home page, and the instant answer to absolutely
everything.
TV programme: Newsnight.
Magazine (professional): Campaign.
Magazine (pleasure): Private Eye - though there seem to be fewer laughs
nowadays.
Daily newspaper: The Daily Telegraph - but they abandon the broadsheet
format at their peril.
Sunday newspaper: The Sunday Times - but the News Review is the only bit
you can take seriously.
Breakfast radio show: Today.
What car do you own?: Land Rover Discovery 3 and Maserati Quattroporte.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Steve Jobs.
Favourite technology: BlackBerry - the new one has a much faster
browser. Excellent for on-the-spot Googling.
Greatest achievement: My family.
Most humbling experience: Being put firmly in my place by our
eight-year-old daughter.
What principle defines your working life?: First be clear, then be
clever.
Everyone's saying: The gentlemanly Holmes needs all of his vast
experience to keep Y&R's creative product fresh and interesting
across the continent. Years under the watchful eye of Frank Lowe have
not only imbued him with creative ability, but also a rare aptitude for
diplomacy.

Hornby, Johnny
Job: Partner, Clemmow Hornby Inge.
Company: Clemmow Hornby Inge, 7 Rathbone Street, London W1T.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7462 8500.
Born: 29 February 1967.
Family: Clare, Ben, Bella, Joe, Maddie and Grace.
Career history: Ogilvy graduate trainee (1990) to CDP (1994) to TBWA
(1998) to CHI (2001 to date).
Favourite ad: Apple "think different".
Book: Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby.
Album: This year, Inside In/Inside by Out by The Kooks.
Website: arsenal.com.
TV programme: Newsnight.
Magazine (professional): Campaign.
Magazine (pleasure): The Week.
Daily newspaper: The Daily Telegraph.
Sunday newspaper: The Sunday Telegraph and most of the others...
Breakfast radio show: Today or Heart.
What car do you own?: A very old Porsche.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Charles Dunstone.
Favourite technology: My BlackBerry.
Greatest achievement: The agency.
Most humbling experience: Getting divorced.
What principle defines your working life?: Business and pleasure do mix.
Everyone's saying: It was head down for Hornby in 2006; a year of
consolidation rather than the exponential growth the agency normally
delivers. The consummate client man with a wild side, Hornby's success
in swiping most of Toyota's business from Saatchi & Saatchi has been
impressive.

Howarth, Nicholas
Job: Group chief executive, Clemmow Hornby Inge.
Company: Clemmow Hornby Inge, 7 Rathbone Street, London W1T.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7462 8500.
Born: 30 November 1969.
Family: Wife Emma; children Tilly and Henry.
Career history: Account guy at O&M, HHCL and CHI.
Favourite ad: Nike "parklife".
Book: Brightness Falls by Jay McInerney.
Album: Burt Bacharach
Greatest Hits.
Website: bbc.co.uk/sport/football/liverpool.
TV programme: The West Wing.
Magazine (professional): Er... Campaign?
Magazine (pleasure): The Spectator.
Daily newspaper: The Daily Telegraph.
Sunday newspaper: The Sunday Times.
Breakfast radio show: Five Live.
What car do you own?: BMW X5.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Charles Dunstone.
Favourite technology: My washing machine.
Greatest achievement: Tilly and Henry Howarth.
Most humbling experience: My stag night.
What principle defines your working life?: Glass half full.
Everyone's saying: Jocular and energetic, Howarth has been handed the
task of building CHI's group offering. However, looking after the
agency's RBS business is a major distraction.

Howe, Mark
Job: Managing director, UK sales, Google.
Company: Google, Belgrave House, 76 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7184 3220.
Born: Before anyone else at Google.
Family: Wife Vicky and three beautiful golden-headed children Olivia,
Freddie and Amelia.
Career history: Sales manager, TyneTees TV; sales manager, Thames TV;
sales controller, UKGold; sales director, Flextech TV; managing
director, ids.
Favourite ad: Honda "the power of dreams".
Book: Reading CS Lewis' The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe to the
kids.
Album: All Mod Cons by The Jam.
Website: Brand Republic.
TV programme: Dr Who.
Magazine (professional): Revolution.
Magazine (pleasure): The Green.
Daily newspaper: Metro.
Sunday newspaper: The Sunday Times.
Breakfast radio show: Jonathan Ross on Radio 2 on Saturdays.
What car do you own?: Mercedes CLK convertible for me and a bus for the
wife and kids.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
Favourite technology: Google Earth.
Greatest achievement: Touching my toes with six bolts in my back.
Most humbling experience: First month at Google, not understanding what
they were talking about.
What principle defines your working life?: Competitiveness, honesty,
sincerity, humility and not fearing confrontation.
Everyone's saying: Observers might question how much the likeable but
fairly undynamic Howe "gets" the internet. But his keen people skills as
well as his nice-guy approach will come in very handy at Google, which
has stepped quite heavily on media agency toes in recent times.

Howell, Rupert
Job: Regional director and president, EMEA, McCann Worldgroup; chairman,
UK & Ireland Group, McCann Erickson.
Company: McCann Worldgroup, 7-11 Herbrand Street, London WC1N.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7961 2301.
Born: 6 February 1957.
Family: Wife Claire; daughter Amy; son Dominic.
Career history: O&M; Grey; Y&R; HHCL; Chime; McCann Erickson.
Favourite ad: Blackcurrant Tango "St George".
Book: Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks.
Album: Foxtrot - Genesis.
Website: Google Earth.
TV programme: Sky Sports.
Magazine (professional): Campaign.
Magazine (pleasure): Country Life.
Daily newspaper: Financial Times, The Times, The Telegraph, The Sun.
Sunday newspaper: The Sunday Times, The Mail on Sunday.
Breakfast radio show: Today.
What car do you own?: Mercedes, Toyota and Mazda.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Nigel Bogle.
Favourite technology: BlackBerry (yawn).
Greatest achievement: HHCL.
Most humbling experience: Realising the UK is not the centre of the ad
universe.
What principle defines your working life?: Don't ask people to do what
you won't do yourself.
Everyone's saying: Is Howell long for McCann? The public utterances
linking him with ITV suggest his relationship with the agency and its
IPG parent is less than perfect. But Howell remains the consummate suit
- a smooth client handler who has been increasingly stuck into Europe.

Hsiung, Kai Lu
Job: Managing director, RSA Films.
Company: RSA Films, 42-44 Beak Street, London W1F.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7437 7426.
Born: 1 July 1964.
Family: Musician husband Colin Smith; step-daughter Nelly (14).
Career history: Art teacher; Deadline magazine; Time Out and RSA Films.
Favourite ad: The Cinzano Bianco ads with Joan Collins and Leonard
Rossiter.
Book: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini.
Album: Ray La Montagne's Trouble.
Website: Don't know.
TV programme: BBC News.
Magazine (professional): Campaign, of course.
Magazine (pleasure): Don't have one.
Daily newspaper: The Guardian.
Sunday newspaper: The Observer.
Breakfast radio show: Still listening to Jonathan Ross on Radio 2.
What car do you own?: Land Rover Discovery.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Don't know.
Favourite technology: The internet.
Greatest achievement: Haven't got there yet.
Most humbling experience: Going to an Aids hospital in Kenya.
What principle defines your working life?: Treat people with respect.
Everyone's saying: RSA's glamorous but likeable managing director is one
of the keenest talent spotters in the business. She also knows how to
throw the best party in Cannes.

Hughes, Ben
Job: Worldwide advertising director, Financial Times.
Company: Financial Times, 1 Southwark Bridge, London SE1.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7873 4797.
Born: 4 October 1955.
Family: Wife, three children.
Career history: Teacher of modern languages at Radley College and
Sorbonne University, Paris, 1979-1981. Advertising sales executive,
Playboy, 1981-1983. Financial Times (various jobs), currently worldwide
advertising director, 1983 to date.
Favourite ad: Nike "just do it".
Book: Comment Maigrir en Faisant des Repas d'Affaires by Michel
Montignac.
Album: Alchemy - Dire Straits.
Website: lastminute.com.
TV programme: 24.
Magazine (professional): How To Spend It.
Magazine (pleasure): As above and The Week.
Daily newspaper: Financial Times.
Sunday newspaper: The Economist.
Breakfast radio show: Five Live.
What car do you own?: Nissan X-Trail and Citroën Pluriel.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Martha Lane-Fox.
Favourite technology: Satnav.
Greatest achievement: The past three years.
Most humbling experience: My children.
What principle defines your working life?: Make it happen.
Everyone's saying: Hughes, an FT veteran, has always operated at the
more charming and intelligent end of the sales spectrum. In recent years
he has helped to create a more proactive sales culture at the company,
which has brought results on the back of improved circulation and the
rise of FT.com.

Hunt, Terry
Job: Chairman, EHS Brann.
Company: EHS Brann, 6 Briset Street, London EC1M.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7017 1000.
Born: 8 June 1955.
Family: Married, two sons.
Career history: Graduate trainee, Macmillan Publishers, 1978-1979.
Copywriter, Smith Bundy, 1979-1983. Creative director, DDM Advertising,
1983-1986. Founding partner, Evans Hunt Scott, 1986-2002. Chairman, EHS
Brann, 2002 to date.
Favourite ad: The Roach Motel, "They check in but they don't check out".
Book: Le Grand Meaulnes by Henri Alain-Fournier.
Album: Revolver - The Beatles.
Website: afcwimbledon.co.uk.
TV programme: Green Wing.
Magazine (professional): The Economist.
Magazine (pleasure): Private Eye.
Daily newspaper: The Guardian.
Sunday newspaper: The Observer.
Breakfast radio show: Radio 4 news.
What car do you own?: Ford Ka.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Sir Keith Mills.
Favourite technology: Sky+.
Greatest achievement: EHS reaching its 20th anniversary this year.
Most humbling experience: Near bankruptcy.
What principle defines your working life?: Gravity.
Everyone's saying: EHS Brann faced the threat of losing its Barclays
business this year. However, Hunt and his team pulled out all the stops
to remain lead agency on the account, adding Barclaycard to their list
of clients.

Huntington, Richard
Job: Planning director, United London.
Company: United London, 83 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1R, and
www.adliterate.com.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7915 7525.
Born: 9 June 1967.
Family: Partner Alison; sons Arthur and Evan.
Career history: Account executive, DDM, 1989-1991. Account manager,
BHWG, 1991-1993. Planner and board account planner, Abbott Mead Vickers
BBDO, 1993-1997. Planner to planning director, HHCL, 1997-2006. Planning
director, United London, 2006 to date.
Favourite ad: Volkswagen Golf GTi "unpimp your auto".
Book: Confessions of An Advertising Man by David Ogilvy. Hardcore and
old school.
Album: Soul Mining - The The.
Website: Gapingvoid.com - an advertising creative gone feral in the
blogosphere.
TV programme: Grand Designs - I am starting a religion based around
Kevin McLeod.
Magazine (professional): Like the political parties, no professional
magazine talks directly to me.
Magazine (pleasure): Prospect.
Daily newspaper: Bloglines.com.
Sunday newspaper: You're having a laugh; people with kids never get to
read a Sunday newspaper.
Breakfast radio show: Today.
What car do you own?: Volkswagen Golf - I love it because it says
nothing about me.
Most-admired entrepreneur: James Dyson - a better product, a proper
brand.
Favourite technology: Sky+ - I find it impossible to contemplate life
without it.
Greatest achievement: Professionally - winning Sky. Personally - having
a life while working on Sky.
Most humbling experience: Any time spent with Russell Davies - the
planner's planner.
What principle defines your working life?: It is better to be
interesting than to be right.
Everyone's saying: Planner, blogger and obsessive Julian Cope fan,
Huntington is a decent bloke and one of the brainiest strategists in the
industry.

Hunton, Chris
Job: Outgoing managing director, Lowe London.
Company: Lowe London, 60 Sloane Avenue, London SW3.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7894 5033.
Born: 12 August 1961.
Family: Wife Sara; son Sam; daughter Amelie.
Career history: Graduate trainee, FCB, 1988-1990. Account handling/new
business, Y&R, 1990-1995. Board director, Lowe, 1995-1998. Various
management roles, McCann Erickson, 1998-2004. Managing director, Quiet
Storm, 2004-2005. Managing director, Lowe London, 2005 to date.
Favourite ad: Heineken "water in Majorca".
Book: Digital for Dummies.
Album: Oklahoma! (Rogers and Hammerstein).
Website: www.englandfans.com.
TV programme: Five baseball.
Magazine (professional): Campaign.
Magazine (pleasure): The Week.
Daily newspaper: The Guardian.
Sunday newspaper: The Sunday Times.
Breakfast radio show: Five Live.
What car do you own?: Volvo Estate (age and model unknown).
Most-admired entrepreneur: Sir Alex Ferguson.
Favourite technology: The toaster.
Greatest achievement: Still being in the A List.
Most humbling experience: Being left out for a year.
What principle defines your working life?: Crap gags can lighten (or
destroy) any mood.
Everyone's saying: The post-Lace Lowe has been a turbulent place for all
its senior execs this year and the low-key, steady Hunton has been a
graceful but influential figure in keeping the show on the road He's
amply qualified for a new senior management role.

Hurrell, Nick
Job: Founding partner, Hurrell and Dawson.
Company: Hurrell and Dawson, 21 Golden Square, London, W1F.
Work tel: +44 (0)7768 860292.
Born: 12 May 1962.
Family: Wife Elvira; sons Luca and Matteo; daughter Livia.
Career history: Graduate trainee to joint managing director, Saatchi
& Saatchi, 1985-1994. Joint chief executive to chairman, Europe,
M&C Saatchi, 1995-2006.
Favourite ad: British Airways "face".
Book: The Little Prince by Antoine de St Exupéry.
Album: Elvis Costello - Painted From Memory.
Website: bbc.co.uk.
TV programme: The West Wing.
Magazine (professional): Campaign.
Magazine (pleasure): GQ.
Daily newspaper: The Independent.
Sunday newspaper: The Sunday Telegraph (the Watch Lover article in Seven
Magazine is really terrific, every week, yes, really).
Breakfast radio show: Neil Fox, Magic FM.
What car do you own?: For sale: Ferrari 360 Modena, Le Mans blue, one
careful owner, full service history, any offer considered, no
time-wasters please.
Most-admired entrepreneur: My mother.
Favourite technology: Apple Powerbook.
Greatest achievement: Asking Elvira out.
Most humbling experience: Taking Elvira out.
What principle defines your working life?: He who dares, Rodney.
Everyone's saying: Never coming across as a power-hungry egotist, the
affable Hurrell did a good job of storming through Europe waving the
M&C flag. When he quit to launch his own agency, the full extent of
his ambition (and his frustration at M&C) became apparent.

Hytner, Jim
Job: Group marketing director, Barclays.
Company: Barclays Bank, Level 24, 1 Churchill Place, London EC3P.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7116 6440.
Born: 22 July 1964.
Family: Two girls Molly and Lucy.
Career history: Graduate trainee, General Foods, 1987-1989. Marketing
manager, Coca-Cola, 1990-1994. Advertising and media director to
marketing director, bskyb, 1994-1998, Commercial director, Channel Five,
1998 to 2001. Marketing and commercial director, itv, 2001-2004.
Marketing director to group marketing director, Barclays uk, 2004 to
date.
Favourite ad: Apple "crazy ones". Never to be beaten.
Book: Medieval History Made Interesting by Ben Hytner (yet to be
written).
Album: Today, Jamie Cullum's Twenty Something, but I'm fickle and it'll
be at the bottom of my pile tomorrow.
Website: www.wrinksthedinks.com.
TV programme: X Factor.
Magazine (professional): Broadcast.
Magazine (pleasure): The Economist.
Daily newspaper: The Times.
Sunday newspaper: The Sunday Times, News of The World.
Breakfast radio show: Capital, Heart Magic.
What car do you own?: Audi, the rest I don't know, nor care.
Most-admired entrepreneur: My sister, Jen. "The Paw Seasons" is open for
business!
Favourite technology: My corkscrew.
Greatest achievement: Molly, Lucy; my Thai green chicken curry and
becoming a trustee of Comic Relief.
Most humbling experience: Asking my brother Richard not to have another
half of shandy in Barcelona, following our historic victory against
Bayern Munich. Three halves and he's anybody's...
What principle defines your working life?: Conviction and humour.
Everyone's saying: Hytner's time at ITV, five and Sky have shown that he
is not averse to taking risks. The diminutive Mancunian (from one of the
country's over-achieving families) has gambled on repositioning Barclays
as a bank for the people. The industry awaits the results.

Hytner, Richard
Job: Deputy chairman, Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide.
Company: Saatchi & Saatchi, 80 Charlotte Street, London W1A.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7462 7122.
Born: 24 November 1959.
Family: How long have you got?
Career history: Benton & Bowles, 1982-1984; Young & Rubicam,
1984-1986. Various roles to chief executive, Still Price Court Twivy
D'Souza/Still Price Lintas, 1986-1996; Chairman and chief executive, The
Henley Centre, 1996-1997. Chief executive to chairman, Publicis UK,
1997-2002. The London Business School Sloan Fellowship Programme,
2002-2003. Chairman and chief executive, Saatchi & Saatchi, EMEA, 2003
to date.
Favourite ad: Mates Condoms "chemist".
Book: If This Is A Man by Primo Levi.
Album: Manon Lescaut by Puccini.
Website: www.stagefrightdrama.com.
TV programme: The Office (any episode).
Magazine (professional): London Business School Alumni Magazine.
Magazine (pleasure): North London Property News.
Daily newspaper: The Guardian.
Sunday newspaper: The Sunday Times (without Gardening, Appointments,
Style and The Funday Times).
Breakfast radio show: Today.
What car do you own?: Lexus RX400h (sorry, Ken) and a Toyota Aygo.
Most-admired entrepreneur: My grandfather - ageing accountant buys and
sells bingo halls and hotel.
Favourite technology: My son's AVID and my daughter's Sibelius - both
geared up for the world of Sight, Sound and Motion (aka SISOMO).
Greatest achievement: For the past five years, finding 20 minutes twice
a day to meditate.
Most humbling experience: Sharing a stage with Emma Thompson, Stephen
Fry and Hugh Laurie.
What principle defines your working life?: Family first.
Everyone's saying: The quiet and thoughtful Hytner is now the deputy
chairman for Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide. Few people make it to such
lofty heights while keeping their popularity intact. But Hytner is liked
across the industry.

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Ingall, Jon
Job: Managing partner, Archibald Ingall Stretton.
Company: Archibald Ingall Stretton, Berners House, 47-48 Berners Street,
London W1T.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7467 6100.
Born: 3 March 1961.
Family: Divorced; two children Ben (17) and Tash (15).
Career history: Account executive, Hudson Taylor, 1983-1986. Account
manager MSW Rapp & Collins, 1986-1987. Account manager to managing
director, Evans Hunt Scott, 1987-1998. Managing partner, Archibald
Ingall Stretton, 1998 to date.
Favourite ad: Sony Bravia "balls".
Book: The Best A Man Can Get by John O'Farrell.
Album: American Idiot - Green Day.
Website: BBC news.
TV programme: Top Gear.
Magazine (professional): Campaign.
Magazine (pleasure): Condé Nast Traveller.
Daily newspaper: None.
Sunday newspaper: The Sunday Times.
Breakfast radio show: None.
What car do you own?: BMW 1 Series.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Richard Branson.
Favourite technology: O2 XDA.
Greatest achievement: The development and launch of Tesco Clubcard.
Most humbling experience: When my son at the age of eight and after only
six months of learning the guitar could play better than me.
What principle defines your working life?: If a job's worth doing, it's
worth doing well.
Everyone's saying: Considered the most serious of the three partners at
Archibald Ingall Stretton, Ingall will be chuffed that after bedding in
the O2 business, the agency's new-business performance is back on track.

Inge, Charles
Job: Creative partner, Clemmow Hornby Inge.
Company: Clemmow Hornby Inge, 7 Rathbone Street. London W1T.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7462 8602.
Born: 9 June 1961.
Family: Wife Jane; daughters Sarah, Emma and Laura.
Career history: Art director, Lowe, 1986-1999. Creative director, Lowe,
1999-2001.
Co-founder, Clemmow Hornby Inge, 2001 to date.
Favourite ad: Most recently Nick and Ringan's Lynx "getting dressed" ad.
Book: A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry.
Album: Mahler Four - the version with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Otto
Klemperer.
Website: BBC.
TV programme: None, except live sport.
Magazine (professional): Undisclosed.
Magazine (pleasure): Undisclosed.
Daily newspaper: The Daily Telegraph.
Sunday newspaper: Undisclosed.
Breakfast radio show: Today.
What car do you own?: Volkswagen Golf.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Charles Dunstone.
Favourite technology: Oil paint in tubes.
Greatest achievement: Filling out a tax form.
Most humbling experience: Realising I filled it out wrong.
What principle defines your working life?: Get someone else to do your
tax.
Everyone's saying: The thoughtful and intelligent Inge made the slick
move of hiring Ewan Paterson as creative director. Instead of attempting
to run the department, Inge can now concentrate on his strengths:
creative ideas and pitching.

Ingram, Tamara
Job: Chief executive, Grey Group UK.
Company: Grey London, 215-227 Great Portland Street, London W1W.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7413 2495.
Born: 1 October 1960.
Family: Husband Andrew; children Max and Anya.
Career history: Chief executive to chairman, Saatchi & Saatchi,
1984-2001. Chief executive, McCann Erickson, 2002-2003. Chief executive,
added value, The Henley Centre, 2003-2005. Grey Group UK, president
Team, Procter & Gamble, 2005 to date. Also, chair of Visit London
and chair of the development board at The Royal Court Theatre.
Favourite ad: AOL "\discuss".
Book: The Garlic Ballards by Mo Yan.
Album: Mozart's Requiem.
Website: Guardian Unlimited.
TV programme: This Week.
Magazine (professional): The McKinsey Quarterly.
Magazine (pleasure): The Economist.
Daily newspaper: The Guardian.
Sunday newspaper: The Observer.
Breakfast radio show: Today.
What car do you own?: Toyota Cruiser.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Warren Buffett.
Favourite technology: My BlackBerry.
Greatest achievement: To have kept my sense of humour.
Most humbling experience: The power of nature.
What principle defines your working life?: Expect the best from people
and they seldom let you down.
Everyone's saying: Her luvvy charm disguises a gritty determination and
ability with senior-level clients, particularly at Procter & Gamble.
Grey London, however, is treading water and Ingram needs to turn her
attention to new business.

Irwin, Tim
Job: Joint managing director, Bjk&e.
Company: Bjk&e, 24 Bloomsbury Way, London wc1a.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7025 3900.
Born: 3 May 1962.
Family: Wife Helen; daughter Ceci (four); son Barney (one).
Career history: Lintas, media buyer, 1983-1984. Planner buyer, Billett
& Co, 1984-1986. Associate media director, Yellowhammer, 1987-1990.
Media director, Generator, 1990-1993. Media director, rpm3, 1993-1999.
Director, BJK&E, 1999-2000. Joint managing director, BJK&E, 2000
to date.
Favourite ad: The Guardian "points of view".
Book: Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck.
Album: Led Zeppelin II.
Website: www.pandora.com.
TV programme: The Sopranos.
Magazine (professional): Retrospective Futures.
Magazine (pleasure): The Word.
Daily newspaper: The Guardian.
Sunday newspaper: The Observer.
Breakfast radio show: Five Live.
What car do you own?: Mercedes E-Class estate.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Del Boy Trotter.
Favourite technology: iPod Shuffle.
Greatest achievement: Two children.
Most humbling experience: Skydiving.
What principle defines your working life?: The world's your lobster, my
son.
Everyone's saying: Irwin bucks the media industry trend for supporting
Arsenal or Chelsea, choosing instead to follow his boyhood team, Spurs.
He has kept things ticking at BJK&E during 2005, with a smattering
of small new-business success.

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Jacob, Iain
Job: Chief executive, EMEA, Starcom Mediavest Group.
Company: Starcom Mediavest Group, 24-27 Great Pulteney Street, London
W1F.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7453 4003.
Born: 1962.
Family: Wife Kathryn; son Archie (six); daughter Alexa (one).
Career history: BMP, 1983-1987. Bartle Bogle Hegarty, 1987-1995.
Managing director, Motive, 1995-2000, Starcom Motive, 2000-2003. Chief
executive, Starcom Mediavest, 2003-2005.
Favourite ad: Undisclosed.
Book: Undisclosed.
Album: Undisclosed.
Website: Undisclosed.
TV programme: Undisclosed.
Magazine (professional): Undisclosed.
Magazine (pleasure): Undisclosed.
Daily newspaper: Undisclosed.
Sunday newspaper: Undisclosed.
Breakfast radio show: Undisclosed.
What car do you own?: Undisclosed.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Bartle, Bogle and Hegarty.
Favourite technology: My bike.
Greatest achievement: My family.
Most humbling experience: Getting older.
What principle defines your working life?: Curiosity.
Everyone's saying: The ebullient Jacob has been busy filling Mark
Cranmer's not insignificant shoes as Cranmer moved on to pastures new
and Jacob was promoted to the role of head of Europe. His first job was
to find a new UK chief executive and he appointed the former GCap
commercial director, Linda Smith, as his successor. But can the intense
Jacob, who spent most of the year on planes jetting across Europe, now
let go sufficiently in the UK?

Jacob, Kathryn
Job: Chief executive, Pearl & Dean.
Company: Pearl & Dean, 3 Waterhouse Square, 138-142 Holborn, London
EC1N.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7882 1106.
Born: 29 March.
Family: Husband Iain; children Archie and Alexa; big brother; nephew;
nieces.
Career history: Graduate trainee, Thomson Regional Newspapers,
1982-1984.
Sales executive, Financial Magazines, 1984-1985. Sales executive to
group head, The Daily Telegraph, 1985-1992. Advertising manager to
agency sales director, IPC, 1992-1996. Sales director to commercial
director, Virgin Radio, 1996-2003. Managing director, SMG Access,
2003-2006. Chief executive, Pearl & Dean, 2006 to date.
Favourite ad: I can't answer that.
Book: Middlemarch by George Elliot and Measle and the Wrathmonk by Ian
Ogilvy.
Album: Too many - from The Beatles to Bach, Diana Krall to The Killers.
Website: Pearlanddean.com, adambowie.com, lego.
TV programme: The West Wing.
Magazine (professional): Campaign, Variety.
Magazine (pleasure): Condé Nast Traveller, Eve, Good Housekeeping, The
Week.
Daily newspaper: I vary my choice, depending on my mood that day.
Sunday newspaper: See above.
Breakfast radio show: Christian O' Connell - I also love The Geoff Show
at 10pm.
What car do you own?: Porsche Boxster and an Audi RS4.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Anyone who runs their own business deserves
admiration.
Favourite technology: iPod.
Greatest achievement: My family. Enjoying all the jobs I've had.
Most humbling experience: My family - the death of a parent and the
birth of a child sorts your priorities out.
What principle defines your working life?: Do as you would be done by,
have fun, make money.
Everyone's saying: After years of applying her bubbly enthusiasm to the
radio industry, Jacob is now selling the virtues of cinema at Pearl
& Dean. Quite how long this will last though is open to question
following Scottish Media Group's decision to put P&D up for sale.

Jameson, Lucy
Job: Head of planning, DDB London.
Company: DDB London 12 Bishops Bridge Road, London W2.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7258 4145.
Born: 1971.
Family: Parents and brother.
Career history: Joined BMP in 1993 as a graduate trainee planner; I'm
still in glamorous Paddington.
Favourite ad: The Guardian "points of view".
Book: The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy.
Album: Undisclosed.
Website: net-a-porter, Primelocation.
TV programme: The West Wing.
Magazine (professional): Admap.
Magazine (pleasure): The New Yorker.
Daily newspaper: Financial Times.
Sunday newspaper: The Observer.
Breakfast radio show: Today.
What car do you own?: I don't.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Richard Reed.
Favourite technology: MacBook.
Greatest achievement: Undisclosed.
Most humbling experience: Undisclosed.
What principle defines your working life?: Undisclosed.
Everyone's saying: Despite having lost Paul Hammersley, David Hackworthy
and Justin Tindall to Sir Frank Lowe's start-up agency The Red Brick
Road, in Lucy Jameson, DDB still has a planning department that can give
far weightier agencies a run for their money. She is now covered in IPA
Effectiveness glory.

Jaume, Leon
Job: Executive creative director, WCRS.
Company: WCRS, 5 Golden Square, London W1F.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7806 5000.
Born: 17 October 1955.
Family: Girlfriend Katie; daughter Lana (22); son Louis (three months).
Career history: WCRS recidivist. Released twice for good behaviour to
BMP and O&M. Now back for a third stretch, doing life.
Favourite ad: Guinness "dancing man".
Book: Tintin in Tibet by Hergé.
Album: Led Zeppelin I.
Website: bbc.co.uk.
TV programme: Today at The Test.
Magazine (professional): Aren't you fishing a bit with this one?
Magazine (pleasure): The Observer Food Monthly.
Daily newspaper: The Guardian.
Sunday newspaper: The Observer, The Sunday Times.
Breakfast radio show: The Today Programme.
What car do you own?: None. Two wheels only. Aprilia scooter, used every
day; Ducati ST3, used annoyingly infrequently; bicycle, used to hang
jackets on.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Peter Scott.
Favourite technology: The corkscrew.
Greatest achievement: Reaching 50 without ever wielding a golf club.
Most humbling experience: Having a gun pulled on me by a Venezualan
airport security guard.
What principle defines your working life?: Principle? I work in
advertising.
Everyone's saying: Advertising's most charming gourmand and quietly
sparky creative has handed day-to-day control of his creative department
to Yan Elliott and Luke Williamson. Jaume has a rare knack of making
whoever he is talking to feel absolutely fascinating.

Jeans, Roy
Job: Chief executive, ipm/Magna Outdoor.
Company: ipm/Magna Outdoor, Seventh Floor, Lynton House, 7-12 Tavistock
Square, London WC1H.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7388 1166.
Born: 22 September 1956.
Family: Wife Lia; children Gabriella (12), Edward (ten) and Natasha
(eight).
Career history: Head of press, Zenith, 1991-1994. General manager,
Zenith, 1994-1995. Managing director, amra, 1995-1997. Managing
director, Initiative, 1997-2001. Chief operating officer, Initiative,
2001-2005. Chief executive, ipm/Magna Outdoor, 2005 to date.
Favourite ad: "Manhattan", British Airways.
Book: Neuromancer by William Gibson; Dreams of Leaving by Rupert
Thomson.
Album: Physical Graffiti by Led Zeppelin; Hissing by Joni Mitchell;
Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars by David Bowie; Madman Across
the Water by Elton John.
Website: univillage.com.
TV programme: Frasier; Green Wing; CSI (Vegas).
Magazine (professional): Campaign; Inside Outdoor (occasional but
brilliant).
Magazine (pleasure): Vanity Fair; The Economist; Four Four Two.
Daily newspaper: The Daily Telegraph; Evening Standard; msn.
Sunday newspaper: The Sunday Telegraph; The Business.
Breakfast radio show: Five Live or Planet Rock depending on mood.
What car do you own?: Zafira 2.2 (I only drive clients' cars).
Most-admired entrepreneur: Mark Young, The Leaflet Company.
Favourite technology: The wheel; Hubble Observatory; Ventolin inhaler.
Greatest achievement: Staying married.
Most humbling experience: 7/7.
What principle defines your working life?: Disturb the balance of the
universe at your peril.
Everyone's saying: Jeans is very cultured for an Everton fan and he has
presided successfully over Interpublic Group's UK outdoor interests
during testing times of consolidation among rival specialists.

Johnson, Norm
Job: Managing director, Europe, Modem Media.
Company: Modem Media, 183 Eversholt Street, London NW1.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7874 9436.
Born: 27 March 1966.
Family: Wife Chantal; three sons Thomas, Nicolas and Benjamin.
Career history: Modem Media in various roles since 1997; MBA 1995-1997;
Andersen Consulting, 1988-1995.
Favourite ad: HP Personal Palmistry (www.personalpalmistry.com).
Book: A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving.
Album: The Specials by The Specials.
Website: www.drudgereport.com.
TV programme: YouTube.
Magazine (professional): Campaign (really).
Magazine (pleasure): Mojo.
Daily newspaper: news.bbc.co.uk/
Sunday newspaper: The Times.
Breakfast radio show: The Thomas, Nicolas and Benjamin Show.
What car do you own?: Vauxhall Zafira.
Most-admired entrepreneur: GM O'Connell (founder of Modem Media).
Favourite technology: Bose Acoustic Noise-Cancelling Headphones (for
flights and work).
Greatest achievement: Convincing my wife to marry me.
Most humbling experience: Climbing Mount Rainier (almost).
What principle defines your working life?: Ensure a good night's sleep
by always doing the right thing.
Everyone's saying: The quiet American has made a big effort to up
Modem's creative output this year. The hiring of Chris Clarke has
already seen the work improve, although creative awards still elude the
agency. Johnson has also overseen a more prolific local new- business
performance, although a couple of larger wins would not go amiss.

Jones, Andy
Job: Chief executive, Universal McCann.
Company: Universal McCann, 42 St John's Square, London EC1M.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7833 5858.
Born: 1 June 1962.
Family: Wife Cathy; children Alexander and Grace.
Career history: Sales executive, ITV, 1983-1985. Media planner/buyer
rising to board director, McCann Erickson, 1986-1995. Various positions
to chief executive of UM London, Universal McCann, 1995 to date.
Favourite ad: Nationwide TV ads.
Book: Saturday by Ian McEwan.
Album: Remain In Light - Talking Heads.
Website: Liverpoolfc.tv.
TV programme: The Sopranos.
Magazine (professional): Campaign.
Magazine (pleasure): Mojo.
Daily newspaper: The Daily Telegraph.
Sunday newspaper: The Sunday Telegraph and The Sunday Times.
Breakfast radio show: Radios 4 and 5.
What car do you own?: BMW 5 Series.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Bill Gates.
Favourite technology: iPod/iTunes.
Greatest achievement: Passing my motorcycle test.
Most humbling experience: Failing my motorcycle test.
What principle defines your working life?: Treat others as you would be
treated.
Everyone's saying: Now that Universal is peeping out from the McCann
Erickson shadow, the likeable and grounded Jones has been given an
unprecedented opportunity to rebuild the network's London office as a
real force to be reckoned with. There's still much to do.

Jones, Dylan
Job: Editor, GQ.
Company: Condé Nast Publications, Vogue House, Hanover Square, London
W1S.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7499 9080.
Born: 18 January 1960.
Family: Wife Sarah and two small daughters.
Career history: Editor, i-D, 1985-1988. Contributing editor, The Face,
1988-1990. Editor, Arena, 1988-1992. Associate editor, The Observer
Magazine, 1993-1994. Associate editor, The Sunday Times Magazine,
1994-1995. Group editor, The Face, Arena, Arena Homme Plus, 1995-1997.
Editor-at-large, The Sunday Times, 1997-1999. Editor, GQ, 1999 to date.
Favourite ad: The very long Honda one.
Book: The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe.
Album: This week, Veedon Fleece by Van Morrison.
Website: Amazon.
TV programme: The Sopranos, time and time again.
Magazine (professional): All of them.
Magazine (pleasure): The New Yorker, The Economist, The Spectator.
Daily newspaper: All of them.
Sunday newspaper: All of them.
Breakfast radio show: Today.
What car do you own?: Black Mercedes C-Class.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Simon Fuller.
Favourite technology: My BlackBerry.
Greatest achievement: GQ.
Most humbling experience: Becoming a father.
What principle defines your working life?: Panic is not our friend.
Everyone's saying: Jones has become the magazine industry's
"rent-a-quote". He's up for commenting on anything from luxury
lifestyles to women's fashion. It seems to have worked; the title is
doing well in a difficult market.

Jones, Louise
Job: Executive strategy director, PHD.
Company: PHD, 5 North Crescent, Chenies Street, London WC1.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7446 0555.
Born: 3 July 1964.
Family: Husband Nick Sykes; daughter Tilly (four); son Charlie (one).
Career history: Media Audits; Yershon Media; Still Price Court Twivy
D'Souza; Lintas; HHCL (M&B); PHD.
Favourite ad: The Guardian "points of view".
Book: Wild Swans by Jung Chang.
Album: Abba Gold.
Website: Anything related to travel.
TV programme: Desperate Housewives.
Magazine (professional): Campaign.
Magazine (pleasure): Condé Nast Traveller.
Daily newspaper: No time to read one.
Sunday newspaper: The Sunday Times, The Observer.
Breakfast radio show: FiveLive.
What car do you own?: Volkswagen Polo.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Madonna.
Favourite technology: My Sky+ (Thank you, Richard Hawkin at Sky).
Greatest achievement: Passing my driving test (as the world's worst
driver).
Most humbling experience: Having children.
What principle defines your working life?: Remember to enjoy it.
Everyone's saying: The straight-talking Jones returned from maternity
leave to boost the PHD planning team of which she is an essential part.
Alongside PHD's Morag Blazey and Mark Holden, she should be more than
capable of covering the gap left by the departure of Tess Alps.

Jones, Martin
Job: Director of advertising, AAR.
Company: AAR, 26 Market Place, London W1W.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7612 1200.
Born: 29 July 1958.
Family: Wife Jules and baby Jack.
Career history: Various roles, rising to new-business director, J.
Walter Thompson, 1985-1997. Director of advertising, AAR, 1997 to date.
Favourite ad: Apple "1984".
Book: Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell.
Album: Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen.
Website: www.seagulls.co.uk.
TV programme: The West Wing.
Magazine (professional): Campaign.
Magazine (pleasure): Q.
Daily newspaper: The Daily Telegraph.
Sunday newspaper: The Sunday Times.
Breakfast radio show: Christian O'Connell on Virgin.
What car do you own?: Audi A3.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Lyndy Payne.
Favourite technology: iPod.
Greatest achievement: Still being able to sleep at night.
Most humbling experience: Attempting to discuss the euro at a Maurice
Saatchi dinner.
What principle defines your working life?: Always ask yourself: "What
would the Lone Ranger do in these circumstances?"
Everyone's saying: Jones is under constant pressure to produce the big
reviews his agency clients demand. This year Morrison's and Littlewoods
were substantial, enabling Jones to defend his share of the year's
pitches despite operating in a crowded market. He's down-to-earth, and
doesn't let his power go to his head.

Jones, Neil
Job: Managing director, Carat.
Company: Carat, Parker Tower, 43-49 Parker Street, London WC2B.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7430 6235.
Born: 26 July 1964.
Family: Wife Wez; sons Rory (ten), Felix (eight) and Freddie (six).
Career history: Assistant to executive, Saatchi & Saatchi,
1986-1989. Manager, Zenith, 1989-1991. Associate director to managing
director, Carat, 1991 to date.
Favourite ad: Guinness "surfer".
Book: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini.
Album: Julie Cruise -
Into the Night.
Website: www.lufc.co.uk.
TV programme: ER.
Magazine (professional): Campaign, of course!
Magazine (pleasure): The Week.
Daily newspaper: Financial Times and The Sun.
Sunday newspaper: The Sunday Times.
Breakfast radio show: Five Live.
What car do you own?: Volvo XC90 and Mercedes SL55.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Richard Branson.
Favourite technology: BlackBerry.
Greatest achievement: Being made managing director of Carat.
Most humbling experience: Getting off the beaten track in Sri Lanka and
seeing how people live there.
What principle defines your working life?: Do as you would be done by.
Everyone's saying: As Havas continues to circle, Jones was tasked with
leading a new- business drive to swell the agency's top line and
increase its valuation in the event of a takeover bid. The agency has
won scores of new business and insiders say it's a much happier agency
since Jones was handed the reins.

Jones, Nigel
Job: Co-president, Draft FCB Group.
Company: Draft FCB Group UK, 55 Newman Street, London W1T.
Work tel: +44 (0)20 7947 8184.
Born: 23 September 1960.
Family: Gill, Louis, Ethan and Iona.
Career history: Head of account planning to board director, BMP DDB,
1984-1998. Founder/managing partner, Jones Mason Barton Antenen,
1999-2000. Chief executive, Claydon Heeley Jones Mason, 2000-2005. Chief
executive, FCB Group UK, 2005 to 2006.
Favourite ad: The Guardian "points of view".
Book: Montaillou by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie.
Album: Raw Power by Iggy and The Stooges.
Website: www.hihowareyou.com.
TV programme: University Challenge.
Magazine (professional): Campaign.
Magazine (pleasure): Uncut.
Daily newspaper: No.
Sunday newspaper: No.
Breakfast radio show: Today.
What car do you own?: BMW 320.
Most-admired entrepreneur: Sir Richard Branson.
Favourite technology: The electric guitar.
Greatest achievement: Still to come I hope.
Most humbling experience: My four-year-old daughter correcting my
pronunciation is the most recent of many.
What principle defines your working life?: Try to learn something every
day.
Everyone's saying: He's one of the brainest people you'll ever meet (a
former chess champion).Replete with above- and below-the-line
credentials, he's the perfect man to take the merged Draft/FCB forward.

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