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Penny Speed Meets... David Vine, business development manager, Allianz Legal Protection

David Vine is business development manager at Allianz Legal Protection

Penny meets Allianz Legal Protection's business development manager, David Vine

My colleagues won’t know this about me but... I used to work on a farm as a teenager feeding cows and helping look after 16,000 chickens
Career high point to date? Managing to maintain a career with Allianz for over 30 years and still learning every day
If you had the power, what words or phrase would be banned? ‘Obviously!’ Or the spelling of lose as loose
What would be your perfect day away from work? Watching Millwall thrash West Ham
Who would play you in the film of your life? If he hadn’t passed away, the great Bob Hoskins
What is your worst habit? Swearing too much
If you could go back in time, when and where would you go? I would have loved to have been alive on VE Day in London
What movie do you think everyone should consume, and why? Planes Trains and Automobiles. It has everything about the way humans interact
As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? Professional footballer
What is the strangest claim you have ever heard about? Having worked in and run a claims department over 13 years there are many strange claims but one that stands out for me was a coach driver who alleged he had stepped in dog muck and this had caused his foot to slip off the accelerator and crash
What was the last gift you gave someone? A toy for my beautiful baby grandson Leo
Pizza or Chinese? Chinese
Ski slopes or beach break? Beach
James Bond or Indiana Jones? James Bond, the epitome of style and British reserve

This article was published in the 20 November edition of Post magazine.

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