Marble’s new non-exec chair is the founder and main shareholder Brockmans Gin, Director and anchor investor Jubel Beer, former International Board member of YPO and Chairman SARE Ltf Harvard Business School INSEAD AMP.
Neil’s career focuses on growth, development and leadership within image-orientated consumer goods sectors, with a core specialisation in beverages. He is fascinated by the constant change and opportunity created by consumer/brand relationships, as well as those between brand owners, their customers, employees and every other aspect of extended value chains. A hallmark of Neil’s leadership is his ability to align and express collective vision, strategy and action to create clear purpose, aspirational behaviour and organisational success.
Will joins the Marble board with a wealth of knowledge and experience after cutting his teeth at Group LVMH in the wine’s team, where he launched Belvedere vodka. His rapid rise saw him evolve through to the watch division, where he worked on both TAG Heuer and Christian Dior. He soon became global CMO of French Connection group, instigating a total rebrand and re-organization of global marketing and brand. He then joined the board of creative agency Mission where he worked on brands as diverse as Amazon, Tiffany, Victoria Secrets, Pirelli and his final projects, the launch of the iconic new Annabel’s and cycle phenomenon Peloton.
He is now CEO of luxury bookmaker Fitzdares. The business has seen a dramatic turnaround in both brand perception and value as it balances cutting edge technology and luxury experiential moments with world-class customer experience. In March 2020, William Launched the Fitzdares Club in Mayfair, christened the world’s first sporting club by the Financial Times and in the same year won SBC Racing Bookmaker of the year. In 2021 he opened a fourth club in the UK and celebrated the businesses most successful and profitable year in history.
Will lives in West London and West Sussex, has absolutely no hobbies but lives for time with his wife Annabel, baby Stanley, two dogs and one Shetland pony.
Marble’s growing board who are championing our mission of amplifying human experience to challenge, influence and innovate, fills us with great excitement for the future.