: superset tennis chairman
ANDREW BRIGGS :
Andrew Briggs is an entrepreneur who started
his working career in Estate Agency, moving on to the mobile telephone
industry in the 90s. Together with Simon Jordon he formed
The PocketPhone Shop in 1994, growing it in 6 years to 160 retail
outlets. For a number of years both were listed in the Times Top
1000 Rich List.
Age : 41 (and bald).
Lives : In Sunny Oxfordshire.
Years In Business : 20 long ones!
Star Sign : Aquarius.
Childhood Ambition : To be a commercial
Pastimes : Guitar & Piano, travelling,
Proudest Moment : Not losing the plot
after selling PocketPhone Shop.
Stickley & Kent (Estate Agents). Selling
houses in the Hampstead area of north London.
Carphone Warehouse. Managing the first retail
store in Marylebone Road.
The PocketPhone Shop. Co-founding and running
the business as its Chairman until sold to one2one with 160 retail
units in 2000 for £80m. Ex-partner Simon Jordan went on
to acquire Crystal Palace FC.
Emigrated to Spain, but returned on missing England.
Various ventures. Including World Ventures, Superset,
VH Properties Ltd, Perfectus (Australasia) and Allegro Entertainment
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