The Annual 2006: Top 10 jobs on the side

1. JANE LIGHTING, chief executive, five

It's been a tough year for broadcasters as they battle falling ad revenues, diminishing audiences and the challenges of the digital world, so Lighting likes to unwind at weekends running a Devon boozer. According to regulars, it serves some of the best gastropub food outside of London.

2. JONATHAN DURDEN, co-founder and managing partner, PHD

Durden is a man of many interests: he owns a stud farm in Berkshire; two London restaurants; is a non-exec chairman of Campus Media; owns two dance studios; co-owns the production house Good TV and is the author of the novel Book of Revelations. Phew!

3. PETER SOUTER, deputy chairman, Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO

Souter has stepped back from running AMV's creative department, something that has allowed him to fluff his quill and embark on a career as a playwright. The budding Bard wrote a play on spec for the BBC. It liked it so much he has been commissioned to write six more.

4. CHRIS INGRAM, founder, Ingram

Ingram's outside interest proves that you don't have to be a Russian oligarch to run a football club. OK, Woking FC might not be in the same league as Chelsea yet, but watch this space.

5. JOHN HEGARTY, chairman and worldwide creative director, Bartle Bogle Hegarty

When he isn't presiding over BBH's famous creative product, wine-making keeps Hegarty and his bank manager busy. The notoriously expensive art bore its first fruits in the shape of Hegarty Chamans 2003.

6. BILL APFELBAUM, chairman, Titan

Despite swooping on the ailing outdoor media owner Maiden and running Titan, Apfelbaum still finds the time to have a hand in a number of successful businesses. He's a partner in a film company called Indigo, behind hits including The Princess Bride, Dirty Dancing and Twister.

7. BILL MUIRHEAD, founding director, M&C Saatchi

They should call Muirhead "Bill the Butcher". As well as helping to establish one of the most famous names in the ad industry, Muirhead founded The Famous Porkinson Banger Company in 1987, together with the late Norman Parkinson and Paul Arden. The company is now owned by Kerry Foods and Muirhead is retained as a consultant.

8. STEVE KING, chief executive, ZenithOptimedia Worldwide

When King isn't being a major player on the international stage through his role at Zenith, he runs a boarding house in Marlow (www.countryhousemarlow.co.uk).

9. MICHAEL BAULK, former chairman and chief executive, AMV BBDO Group

The ad heavyweight is still involved in the industry through a non-exec role at the customer publisher Cedar. More interesting, though, is Baulk's stake in a Siberian diamond mine.

10. ROBERT RAY, marketing director, Newspaper Society

Ray has "cool" credentials through his ownership of a skateboarding company and an online retailer that flogs the cult clothing associated with the sport.

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