Mark is currently CEO of SSP’s Asia Pacific and EEME regions which covers Australia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, China and India, as well as a number of other markets across the Middle East, North Africa and Southern/Eastern Europe. He joined SSP in February 2012 as Chief Executive Officer of its UK and Ireland division and in April 2014 he was appointed Chief Commercial Officer for the SSP Group before taking on overall responsibility for the Asia Pacific region, and more recently, EEME.
Mark began his career in merchant banking with Schroders before moving into the FMCG pharmaceutical sector, working at ICI (now Astra-Zeneca) and Colgate-Palmolive in a variety of international marketing and then management positions. Mark then joined Greene King Pub Company as Managing Director and was a board member of Greene King PLC before spending four years as Chief Executive Officer of PizzaExpress Restaurants. Mark holds a degree in modern languages from Cambridge University.