Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer's Hobbies Include 'Running By Necessity'

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Andy Palmer is one of the cooler auto executives around. He runs Aston Martin, he helped get Nissan’s shit together and, wait, what’s this in his bio?

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Andy’s Wikipedia page includes this tidbit of info that caught my eye.

Illustration for article titled Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmers Hobbies Include Running By Necessity
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That link directs you to this official-but-out-of-date bio from Infiniti. The line on Wikipedia was lifted almost straight from it:

Illustration for article titled Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmers Hobbies Include Running By Necessity

Necessity? Are you being chased, Andy? Are there wild dogs? Are you a secret agent? Oh my god you run Aston Martin. You’re totally a secret agent! It’s ok, your secret is safe with me.

Don’t kill me, Andy. I won’t tell.

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DISCUSSION

Minion: Sir, we’ve got a problem

Andy Palmer: What? Is it Fisker again?

Minion: No, sir, it’s worse

AP: What? What’s worst than Fisker? Wait . . . . you don’t mean . . . . . . . (gasps) HE bought one?

MN: I’m afraid so, sir. He’s going to test the warranty.

AP: (pauses) It is a necessity than I run away from this problem. Tell the board to deal with him. (exits office)

MN: (pauses) goddamnit