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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…

    Mark Brickhill

    Klarius Group of Companies

    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.

    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

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

    (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.

    European Regional Development Fund Northern Powerhouse
    Partners Department for Business Innovation and Skills Finance Birmingham