"Martin and I walked into JWT's boardroom on Madison Avenue and you could see them thinking: who are these podgy little English guys with their alphabet-soup company?" - Robert Lerwill, now the chief executive of Aegis, recalls the day when Sir Martin Sorrell's WPP bought J. Walter Thompson
"She's thin and beautiful and charming and lovely and bright. If you are going to be compared to someone, I think Sly is not a bad person to be compared to." - Future's chief executive, Stevie Spring, on being compared to Trinity Mirror's Sly Bailey.