An Interview With Mike Tritton

Tell us what you do for a living.

I am the Procurve & UPS (APC and Dale Power) Product Manager

Why are you the right person for this job?

I am good at building relationships with suppliers and enjoy working with the Sales Team to close deals.

What gets you up in the morning? 

My Alarm and the thought of Bobby Kray grassing me up if I’m late

Who helped you get to where you are today?

I would say everyone I have ever worked with. They have all played their part in some way or another. Every day I am learning.

What is the best or worst business advice you have received?  

Some good advice I received as a purchaser was – leave no stone unturned

What’s running on your smartphone?

Sky Sports, Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter

Tell us something most people do not know about you?

I’m scared of Thunder & Lightning

What goal do you have to achieve before you die, and why?

To be successful & financially well off so my family & fiancé would not struggle if I was gone.

What is the best book you’ve ever read?  

Gary Neville’s Autobiography

And the best film you’ve ever seen?  

The Bodyguard

What would be your Desert Island MP3s?

Whitney Houston & Usher. Anything from these I could sing along to

What temptation can you not resist?

Watching Football

What was your first car and how does it compare with what you drive now?

Renault Clio, I now drive a Vauxhall Astra so slowly moving up.

If you could be any animal for a day, what would you be and why?

Probably a bird so I can just fly wherever I want, when I want

If you could take part in one event in the Olympics, which would you choose and why? 

100m Sprint, because I am so slow it would be nice to be fast!

If you were facing awesome peril and impossible odds, which real or fictional person would you most want on your side and why?  

Rambo as I’d be pretty safe with him

Who was the last person you hugged and why?

My fiancé when leaving for work this morning.

Have you ever met anyone famous, if so how? If not who would you like to meet?

Robin Van Persie in the lift of a hotel, but I would one day like to meet Christiano Ronaldo

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