Dragged kicking and screaming to success

Tony Langham
Tony Langham

Most people choose a career because they have at least some desire to do it. But as far as Tony Langham, 52, is concerned, he was “dragged kicking and screaming” into communications. A former political market researcher with polling firm Mori, Langham was commissioned to conduct focus groups in pubs and living rooms around the UK to see if people wanted to buy shares in British Telecom. His conclusions, and the success of the resulting share offer, led him to follow [...]

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