Marc Nohr

Marc Nohr

Chairman, Fold7, and group chief executive, Miroma Agencies

Fold7 and Miroma Group

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Bye-bye the decade with no name. What are you relieved to draw a line under?

Teenage years – always difficult.

What’s your biggest hope for the decade ahead?

Some optimism and kindness would be nice, given a decade that started with a global economic crash and ended with a surfeit of political nastiness.

And what’s top of your professional to-do list for the 2020s?

Create new possibilities for more people – people I work with, clients I work for, rising stars I mentor, charities and start-ups I support.

You have to job swap with someone in our industry for one month. Who would it be with and why?

Claire Beale (I am an ex-journalist). And she has better shoes than me.

Who is your best friend in the industry and why?

I am blessed with lots of incredible friends in our industry. But I'll choose Ryan Newey, my partner in crime for the past four years. A fiercely creative and entrepreneurial soul.

What do you think the Friday feeling is?

For me, it's sweating. I have a sauna every Friday to decompress.

Who or what would you put into room 101 and why?

Brexit. Distracting, divisive and, unfortunately, not about to go away any time soon.

If you could uninvent one piece of technology, what would you choose and why?

Email. As my former partner Paul Kitcatt once said: "It's like spending the whole day opening your post."

In the spirit of embracing failure… What has been your biggest screw-up?

My final audition for Grange Hill, aged 16, to replace Gripper Stebson with a more charismatic character. I had the part in the palm of my hand.

What do you do to stay match fit?

Exercise each morning (six days a week).

What would be your darts walk-on music and why?

The Rocky theme tune. Big brass section, congas, an electric guitar solo and a classic immigrant underdog story. It's all you need.

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