Close-Up: The hot seat - Kerry Glazer, AAR

Name: Kerry Glazer

Job: Chief executive, AAR

- You've got five hours left before the world explodes. What do you do?

Watch as much of what's stored on my Sky+ hard drive as possible.

- What's your best joke?

"What's brown and sticky? A stick." Closely followed by: "What's blue and invisible? No Tardis."

- What's your biggest fear?

Something happening to my kids. And that Freddy Krueger is real and hiding behind my shower curtain.

- When did you last cry and why?

On Saturday night, at about 11pm, when I finished watching the last episode of The West Wing.

- Who is your hero?

Tony Harris.

- Name one thing about yourself that few people know.

That I was related, by marriage, to Paul Michael Glaser, aka Starsky in Starsky & Hutch.

- What's the worst thing about your job?

Telling an agency that they haven't won the pitch.

- What do you see when you look in the mirror?

Someone who is beginning to look like my mother.

- Which historical figure do you most identify with and why?

Attila the Hun. Well, that's what Paul Phillips (the managing director of the AAR) says.

- If you had a trained monkey, what would you make it do?

Laugh at my jokes.

- If your office was burning down, what object would you save and why?

Paul Phillips. Because he's good with figures.

- Are you happy?

Deliriously. Particularly when the monkey laughs at my jokes.

- What would you do if you were invisible for the day?

Lay around, not doing anything.

- What's your most evocative childhood memory?

Christmas 1972, when I got a Sindy doll instead of a Chopper bike. Gutted.

- What's your most irritating habit?

You should probably ask my business partners, Paul Phillips and Martin Jones.

- What belief do you hold most strongly?

That one day my prince will come.

- What's on your iPod most-played list?

Amy Winehouse, Nick Drake, XTC, Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, The Killers, The Beatles and Bring Me Sunshine by Morecambe and Wise.

- What do you wear in bed?

Clinique's Aromatic Elixir and, occasionally, a pair of woolly socks.

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