UK: The Davidson Interview - David Montgomery.

UK: The Davidson Interview - David Montgomery. - Even his own chairman admits that most people see Mirror Group's chief executive as a man who has horns growing out of his head. Name the insult and he's been called it, writes Andrew Davidson.

Even his own chairman admits that most people see Mirror Group's chief executive as a man who has horns growing out of his head. Name the insult and he's been called it, writes Andrew Davidson.

If they ever ran a competition for most vilified boss, David Montgomery, former journalist and now chief executive of Mirror Group, would be a hot contender for top slot. Slated in rival newspapers for his ruthless profit-chasing, dogged in Private Eye for his humourless demeanour, derided by his peers for his cold professionalism, the short, bespectacled Ulsterman who has hauled Robert Maxwell's former empire back into the black over the past five years is clearly not a man who makes friends easily.

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