Friday 23 February 2018

FitzPatrick in his own words

What car do you drive and do you still have a no-claims bonus?

Mercedes and yes.

What was your first job?

Fun-fair attendant.

At what times do you start and finish work?

7.30am and 7pm.

Do you conduct any business online?


Who would you like to see as Finance Minister?

(US investment guru) Warren Buffett.

Are you ever overdrawn or sometimes in credit?

Sometimes red, sometimes black.

What is your favourite TV show?

Sex And The City.

Do you know exactly how much you are worth?


What is your investment tip of the year?

Anglo Irish Bank.

Favourite restaurant?

Ragazzi in Dalkey.

Do you belong to any clubs?

Greystones Rugby and Golf Club and Kildare Street and University Club.

Which businessman do you most admire?

Sean Mulryan/Denis O'Brien.

Do you have a computer at your desk?


What is your business ambition?

To be part of a successful organisation.

How did you do in the Leaving Cert?


Which gets more of your time . . . work life or family life?

Try to balance both.

Do you have a will?


What bank are you with?

Anglo Irish Bank and Ulster Bank.

What type of credit card do you have and do you ever borrow on it?

Visa. No.

Greatest sporting moment?

Captain of the Presentation College, Bray, Under-9 rugby team when we beat Blackrock College.

Best moment in business?

End of the day.

(As told to the Sunday Independent in 2003)

Irish Independent

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