Mark is a cruise industry expert with over 30 years working in retail, 25 of which have been within the maritime sector. Having held various roles with the Arcadia group and British Telecom, Mark joined Royal Caribbean as a Retail Manager and spent 7 years at sea on some of the world’s largest cruise ships.
Returning to the UK after this timeframe Mark joined Harding as part of the Operations team, moving up within the organization, Mark was appointed Director of Operations through to 2017 then lead the Retail Strategy and Business development area for Harding Retail through 2019. As Deputy M.D. Mark is part of the Senior Leadership team at Harding and currently oversees the HR, Logistics, Profit Protection and Business Development functions of the business.