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Who Are Yer? // Andrew Anderson

Senior Business Development Manager for Wester Union Business Solutions, Andrew Anderson revelas his favourite football team, his dream dinner party and his business hero.

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:

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.

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