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In the Driving Seat: Mark Brickhill, Group CEO, Klarius Group of Companies

NAA members who attended our Klarius visit this month will have met Mark Brickhill, Group CEO; here’s your chance to find out more about Mark…

Name
Mark Brickhill

Company
Klarius Group of Companies

Position
Group CEO

Apart from that

  • Former Chairman British Tyre Manufacturers Association
  • Non-Exec Director Office for National Statistics Census 2021 Transformation – Programme spend >£1 billion.
  • Coach and Inspirational Speaker – Leadership, Teamwork and Organisational Transformation
  • Rugby Coach and Referee
  • Scuba Diver
  • Owner of chocolate labrador called Jasper
  • Just completed Movember 2018

Association with NAA
Klarius – two years and Logistics Excellence/Company of Year Award Winners 2017 and International Trade Award 2018.

Why did you join the NAA?
Common interest in driving British innovation, manufacturing and design.

Personal
Married, two children both at University:

  • Son – Business and Environmental Sustainability, Uni Rugby
  • Daughter – Fine Art and member of the Army Reserve/UOTC

Favourite football team
N/A: wrong-shaped ball. England or Ireland to win 2020 World Cup over New Zealand?

Musical performer
U2

Movie
Top Gun – “You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling”

Books
(i) Peak Performance: Business lessons from the world’s top sports teams
Clive Gilson, Mike Pratt, Kevin Roberts, Ed Weymes

(ii) The Brand Gym: A Practical Workout for Boosting Brand and Business
David Taylor

(iii) In Search of Excellence: Learnings from America’s Best Run Corporations
Tom Peters & Robert H Waterman Jnr

Best motoring moment
Audi R8 at Circuito Ascari near Malaga

Best business advice you’ve ever received?
The Customer is Boss.
Build a great team to focus on excellence in execution to meet your customers’ needs, and success will follow.

Investing in England's North West - European Regional Development Fund
Partners Department for Business Innovation and Skills Finance Birmingham