BBC One - The Apprentice, Series 11 - Meet the candidates
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He cites turning his fragrance company around after a difficult few years as the business achievement he is most proud of. He names Jeff Bezos of Amazon as one of his inspirations, because he feels the company has redefined the way consumers see online shopping.
A lot of people laugh at me.
The Apprentice 2015: meet the candidates
Owner, Sports Marketing Company Lives: He cites Elon Musk as his business inspiration because of the amount he achieved early on in his career. Operations Executive, Construction Lives: London Elle describes herself as a 'geezer bird' and says she is effervescent, passionate and maybe 'a little insane'. As well as teaching herself fluent Latin, she lists her biggest business achievement to date as her previous role as Operations Director of a construction company at just 20 years old.
She cites Taylor Swift as her business inspiration, calling her 'the best businesswoman of the 21st century'. Nottingham Gary spent seven years at a leading supermarket chain as a Programme Manager, developing new store sites. Business Management Student Lives: London Jenny graduated from university this summer, where she achieved the highest grades in her year for her Business Studies course.
A keen feminist, she cites actress Emma Watson as an inspiration for her role in the recent He for She campaign.
Owner, Plumbing Business Lives: Peterborough Joseph describes himself as successful, passionate and driven. He currently runs his own plumbing company and feels having a business is like being a parent, as it needs undivided attention and nurturing, and that Hugh Hefner is one of his role models.
Sales Account Manager Lives: Coventry Kosovan-born Mergim fled from the war-torn country to the UK with his parents and siblings when he was seven years old.
Since the age of 18, he has been supporting his family by working in a range of jobs from sales to waiting tables. Mergim says his determined attitude is his biggest strength and hopes he will inspire people who have lived through similar circumstances to succeed He says: Corporate Account Manager, Telecoms Lives: She says Liv Garfield, CEO of water company Severn Trent, is her business inspiration because she admires what she has already achieved in her career.
Director, Digital Marketing Agency Lives: London Richard is a director of a digital marketing company. He describes himself as self-assured and ambitious, and says his only regret is not being a millionaire before turning He says building up four profit-making companies is the business achievement he is most proud of to date and cites Richard Branson as one of his inspirations because of the business empire he has created.
Owner, Sales Training Consultancy Lives: Harrogate Ruth describes herself as positive, colourful and driven.
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Her background is in telephone sales, though she previously worked as a DJ on a mid-morning show for her local radio station as well as a stint as a court reporter. Her biggest business achievement to date was setting up the telephone sales teams for an online schooling company in Scotland and Australia, as well as expanding the growth of the sales team in Philadelphia, USA.
Director, fragrance retailer Lives: He cites Jeff Bezos of Amazon as one of his business inspirations.
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A lot of people laugh at me. Owner, sports marketing company Lives: Operations executive, construction Lives: Gary cites his biggest business achievement as delivering the largest property development programme in the history of the supermarket he worked for during Business management student Lives: Jenny is an adrenalin junkie.
She also got the highest marks for her Business Studies course.
Meet the Candidates
She says Harry Potter star Emma Watson is her business inspiration. Owner, plumbing business Lives: Joseph says business is like being a parent, as it needs undivided attention and nurturing. Hugh Hefner is one of his role models.
Sales account manager Lives: Kosovan-born Mergim fled from the war-torn country to the UK with his parents and siblings when he was seven. Since the age of 18, he has been supporting his family by working in a range of jobs. Corporate account manager, Telecoms Lives: Director, digital marketing agency Lives: He cites Richard Branson as one of his inspirations.
Owner, sales training consultancy Lives: Ruth previously worked as a DJ on a mid-morning show for her local radio station as well as a stint as a court reporter.