James Kight

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James Kight

Chief executive, Printerland.co.uk

What was your dream career as a child?

Barman… and I realised that dream with my first job.

What has been your personal highlight of 2019?

I'm still alive!

Which famous person deserves a (gentle) slap?

Nobody. I'm a lover, not a fighter!

What two things (apart from family) would you grab if your house was on fire?

My toothbrush and the insurance policy.

Which of your 2019 predictions have come to pass?

Printerland's success with Managed Print. We've seen an 800% year-on-year growth.

What TV show have you binge watched this year?

Coronation Street; I can't get enough of it!

How has 2019 been from a business perspective?

Fantastic! We're set for another record-breaking year in both profit and turnover.

What annoys you most about your commute?

My chauffeur's driving.

If you could witness one past event, what would it be?

The Grand National. I'd make a fortune.

How do you explain the channel to people?

It's a stretch of water separating France and England.

What have been your favourite and least favourite partner conference destinations?

None. They're all a waste of time and money.

What is the biggest challenge facing the channel in 2020?

Anyone trying to swim it!

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