Daniel Scully

Regional Sales Manager, FDM Group

IFSDG:  How long have you worked in FDM Group?

Daniel: 2 years

IFSDG:  How many people work at FDM Group?

Daniel: 3,000

IFSDG:  What is the vision for FDM Group in Glasgow?

Daniel: To launch the careers of 200 graduate and ex-forces IT and Business professionals this year and double that next year.

IFSDG:  What's a typical day for you?

Daniel: Arrive at 8 with a plan and by 8.30 everything I intended to do gets shelved and I don't stop until I get home at 7.30pm

IFSDG:  Why did FDM Group choose to locate in the IFSD in Glasgow?

Daniel: Our client base is predominantly Financial, Banking and Insurance Companies, however, we also work with Technology and Pharmaceutical companies as well.

IFSDG: Three good things about working in Glasgow?

Daniel: The people, The food, The weather!

IFSDG:  What is your biggest business achievement to date?

Daniel: Personally helping 50+ people start their careers in England and Scotland over my short time in the seat.

IFSDG:  What is the best investment you ever made?

Daniel: My time and effort

IFSDG:  Which businessperson or company do you most admire and why?

Daniel: Branson. He makes everything fun, and the people who work for him look happy and enjoy their jobs. That is essential.

IFSDG:  What did you want to be when you were a child?

Daniel: A rock star.

IFSDG:  What do you do to relax away from the office?

Daniel: Currently, exploring the Munroes with my girlfriend at the weekends.

IFSDG: I-Phone or Android?

Daniel: i-phone every time, but to be fair I do get annoyed when they change the plugs.

IFSDG: Favourite band?

Daniel: The Pixies

IFSDG: Favourite sport?

Daniel: Boxing

IFSDG: Favourite movie?

Daniel: Blues Brothers (the original)

IFSDG: Sunshine or snow?

Daniel: Snow.

IFSDG:  and finally, what three words sum you up?

Daniel: Tall, Dark and Handsome

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