Name: Andrew Anderson
Company: Western Union Business Solutions
Job Title: Senior Business Development Manager
What does the business do: Western Union Business Solutions is a global leader in foreign exchange and international payments. We enable companies of all sizes to send and receive cross-border payments and manage their foreign exchange needs. With access to over 130 currencies, and a global financial network spanning more than 200 countries and territories, we help companies spend less time managing their international financial transactions and more time growing their businesses.
Where can we find you: www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-anderson1982
What are three words to describe yourself: Adaptable, Ambitious and Persuasive
What are you most looking forward to about getting back into the office: Not using zoom.
Favourite sports team: Manchester United
Favourite Book: The Hobbit
Favourite Podcast: Don’t have time, too busy coaching the kids and playing sports.
Favourite Band/Artist: Oasis
Best Business Moment in Your Life: Closing my first sale, I’ve been hooked ever since.
What advice would you give to 18-year-old you: Don’t waste a second and travel more.
If you were allowed to have 5 people, living or dead, for a dinner party: Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Sean Connery, Winston Churchill and Albert Einstein.
What restaurant were you most looking forward to returning to following lockdown: Sapporo Teppanyaki.
What bar/pub were you most looking forward to returning to following lockdown: The 19th hole at the golf club, crying over my 3 putt on the last hole to save my handicap.
Celebrity Crush: Jennifer Lawrence
Your Business Heroes are: My lifelong mentor, Howard Young
What superhero would you be: Superman, is there anything this guy can’t do???
Complete this sentence ‘The New Normal is…’ What ever you want to make it.
Why Downtown: A lot of the time it’s not what you know but who you know, DIB open the door to lots of likeminded business partners keen to support one another.