Mark James, Group Managing Director
Mark has been part of the Global Brands’ team since the beginning, co-founding the company with chairman Steve Perez.
Starting as Sales Director, Mark managed sales strategies and led the team to help deliver long term growth. He then became Managing Director, before becoming Group Managing Director in 2009. As an active shareholder, Mark helps to direct strategy across many different areas of the business, overseeing procurement, distribution, manufacturing and property divisions for the entire Global Brands group.
When he’s not working at our head offices in Chesterfield Mark is a keen cyclist, currently training for the Coast to Coast. He also spends as much time as possible with his family, regularly taking trips to their family home in Mallorca.