Business Matters: Viewers favourite Claude Littner
to replace Nick Hewer on The Apprentice
, who is known for his
very direct approach in interviewing the candidates and speaking his
mind in very frank ways is sure to shake a few things up when he
replaces Sugar's long standing right hand man Hewer.
will join Karren Brady to watch the hopeful candidates as they take part in the tasks, before reporting back to Lord Sugar about their successes - and, more likely, their failures.
"If the candidates think I am soft and fluffy, they haven't been watching me on The Apprentice over the past decade," Littner said.
"I will now be assessing their performance in the process, individually and within their teams.
I will be reporting to Lord Sugar to play my part in ensuring that his
personal investment of £250,000 goes to the best candidate.
I'm ready, and this won't be a walk in the park!"
I confirm Nick Hewer's replacement in next series of Apprentice is Claude Littner
@claudelittner .Imagine how delighted the candidates are.
Lord Sugar said of his
new advisor: "I first worked with Claude
in 1990 and trust his
Littner has known Lord Sugar for 25 years, having served as a director of Amstrad plc, Amstrad International, Dancall, Viglen and Tottenham Hotspur.
currently chairs a number of the entrepreneurs companies.