BT’s cloning sports celebs as managers

A “lookeylikey” picture of BT’s head of UK markets division Afshin Mohebbi accompanied by an unsigned covering letter landed on the Diary’s desk this week.

Mohebbi, according to the anonymous scribbler who has taken the picture from BT’s “The Manager” magazine – “not to be shown outside BT” (draw your own conclusions on where our kindly mole comes from), is the spitting image of runner cum Tory MP, Sebastian Coe.

While all reader participation is welcome, the Diary must politely suggest that our contributor is as blind as a bat – Mohebbi looks nothing like Coe. On the other hand Peter Erskine, BT’s managing director of Cellnet and UK mobility, spotted on the same page as the Mohebbi pic, looks just like Grandstand sports presenter Des Lynham.

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