Mark has been a joint owner and Commercial Director of Kenray since 2004, when he became involved in management buy in, buy out (BIMBO) of the company. His previous experience includes a long career in the Armed Forces, reaching the rank of a Warrant Officer Class 1 (Regimental Sergeant Major), before taking up a commissioned appointment in the rank of Captain. During this period, he completed a Forces sponsored Master’s Degree (MBA). Mark is responsible for the commercial side of the business, including the customer experience of using Kenray, overseeing all aspects of marketing, growth, finance, and general management.
Mark has been heavily involved in many aspects of growing the business including implementing the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and the ISO accreditation.
Mark was instrumental in developing and setting up key strategic relationships such as the partnership with Greener Corporation, who are Kenray’s strategic partner in North America, and was key to implementing and developing Kenray India– a subsidiary company in Mumbai and the most recent strategic alliance, integrating Zanon Forming into the Kenray Group of Companies.
Mark’s passion for customers and quality/service has influenced Kenray’s approach to business generally. He cares passionately about Kenray and aims to make it the supplier of choice for all users of formers globally whilst also maintaining Kenray’s position as the market leader in this field. Mark has a passion for the Kenray Group of Companies, which he views as a family. This, coupled with his drive and commitment to continuous improvement and development of internal talent is the route to Kenray’s continued success.