Name: Steve OliverAge: 40 Company: Entertainment Magpie, Europe’s largest purchaser and multi-channel retailer of replay CDs, DVDs and games. The company consists of online recycling website musicMagpie.co.uk. Turnover: £65m First job: Junior auditor (yawn!). Dream job: CEO of Manchester City Football Club. Car: Audi Q7 Economy, business or first class: Definitely business class at least (only for the leg room, you understand). Most extravagant purchase: My latest signed Manchester City FC piece of memorabilia! Most-played song on your iPod: “I am the Resurrection” by Stone Roses. Best business book: Tough Calls by Allan Leighton. Worst business moment: The professional and personal heartbreak at the end of Music Zone, the entertainment retailer I used to run. Proudest business moment: The joy and pride on the birth, growth and prospering of musicMagpie. Your business mentor: My chairman, Allan Leighton. Next big thing: £100m turnover for musicMagpie, with further international growth.
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