IT WAS hard to know who won the cake-making competition at Sir Paul Judge’s coffee morning on Friday – “they were all anonymous” – but with free champagne from Bollinger and chocolate from Green & Blacks on tap, no-one was counting.
The Chartered Institute of Marketing president threw open his riverside penthouse for the Macmillan Cancer Support fundraiser, co-hosted with The Marketing Society’s chairman Suki Thompson.
Virgin Media’s marketing director Jeff Dodds, Sarah Speake of Barclays Capital and Cass Business School director Paola Barbarino were among the 140 guests who raised £5,400 on the day, helped by Judge putting his second home in Fuerteventura on the market for £1,200 for one week in the silent auction.
TRUST male supermodel David Gandy to make an appearance in the City on the quietest day of the week.
But there he was on Sunday morning, signing copies of his new coffee table book in Searcys Champagne Bar at One New Change. “Like One New Change, David epitomises elegance and style,” gushed Gandy’s PR aide.