Head of Sales
Head of Sales
James heads up our sales department and has worked for the company for over 15 years, supporting hundreds of new build and operational customers during his time here. Alongside heading up the sales team, James' main focus now is visiting new build clients around Europe, whilst managing all sales related activity at Global. Drawing on his knowledge and experience of the industry James is able to help, whatever the enquiry. Outside of work, James enjoys watching football, travelling and music festivals.
Steve has worked for Global for 8 years. His main focus is overseeing operational customers, ensuring the vessels are receiving exactly what they require from our account managers. As a trained engineer, Steve also visits New Build projects in various countries to carry out data gathering, a service we provide to ensure the project has exactly what it needs prior to launch. He's a keen supporter of the Exeter Chiefs rugby team and lover of his great big bushy beard.
Customer Relations Manager
Matt has 13 years of yachting industry experience. Starting from the deck up, progressing to mate and amassing 25000 miles at sea. His role at Global is to bolster relationships with all of our existing super yacht customers, while also identifying new customers and to show them how they can benefit from over 20 years of experience and unrivalled levels of service. Outside of work, Matt spends a lot of time on the golf course perfecting his swing.
Matthew is one of our in-house engineers having served in the Royal Navy for 8 years as a marine engineer, giving him a real eye for detail when it comes down to what’s needed in an engine room on-board. Fully trained on all aspects of Hamann Sewage Treatment Plants, Matthew heads up our Hamann agency, regularly servicing and commissioning plants in the UK. His enthusiasm and knowledge in the marine engineering field is second to none, and will go the extra mile to source and deliver the part required. When he’s not talking engineering, he’s either walking his dog with his wife or sipping a glass of red wine. Got an engineering question? Matthew is your man.
Assistant Account Manager
Lydia has worked at Global for almost 2 years. Lyd assists with all aspects of the service we offer to yachts, from sourcing items to making sure projects are completed on time. During her time out of work, Lyd is often seen out on causal bike rides stopping off at a pub along the way for, what she calls ‘hydration purposes’. Often seen in the in-house gym here at Global, Lyd loves running, playing rugby, and Gin & Tonics.
Paul has worked for Global for over 19 years and there’s barely a part or spare that he hasn’t been asked for. As you’d imagine with his years of knowledge and experience, Paul is often the man to go to, even down to flying out with spares to a customer on Christmas Eve! A keen marksman, Paul is often found down at the local shooting range practicing with one of his assortment of guns.
Assistant Account Manager
Ru recently joined the team and has proved to be a great addition. Her responsibilities include ordering goods and handling follow ups, ensuring customers goods can be delivered on time and with no issues. Originally from Lithuania, Ru lives in Exeter with her fiancé and currently spends most of her free time planning their wedding. She is a keen walker, and even walks to the office in the depths of winter.
Lloyd has worked for Global for nearly 5 years. He is an experienced account manager who looks after both operational and new build customers, including some of the most well-known yachts in the world. Lloyd enjoys playing football for his local 11-a-side team and is always up for a kick about. His favourite team is Manchester United.
Interior specialist Corinne has worked with many chief stewards and stewardesses on both operational and new build projects over her 12 years at Global, helping them source some often quite tricky and unique items! Corinne also specialises in supplying Galley equipment – an area close to her heart as her son is a chef. Corinne is a movie addict and visits the cinema at least once a week!
Dale is a recent addition to the team, moving back to Devon after 3 years living in London. Dale spent 7 years serving in the Royal Navy as a marine engineer, bringing even more engineering knowledge and experience to the sales team. He joins Matthew as part of our Hamann agency and can assist with any enquiries. Outside of working hours, Dale has a real passion for sports and is either in the gym or playing rugby. Other interests include travelling, music festivals and drinking Gin.
Sarah is renowned for her speedy response times and ‘get the job done’ attitude. She looks after both new build and operational customers, helping to supply goods from all departments on-board. Super-fit Sarah spends much of her spare time racking up miles on her road bike or out running. Her lifetime ambition is to complete the full Ultra Tour Mont-Blanc.
Regional Sales Supervisor
Mal has worked for Global for almost 2 years and is our man on the ground in Palma. He makes sure that all of our clients based or temporarily docked in Mallorca and Barcelona are well looked after and that duties such as quoting, ordering and delivering go smoothly. His local knowledge, local sourcing and customer service is of great value to both customers and Global. Mal loves the outdoors, his main hobbies including dirt biking, rock climbing, hiking and snorkelling. If your in the Palma area, get in touch!
Richard needs no introduction to most in the industry and has been either in the engine room, here at HQ or seen on the show circuit for the last 35 years. As Managing Director, Richard oversees all things Global making sure everything follows the same ideals as they did back on day one in 1995. Second only to boats, Richard loves his cars, bikes and pretty much anything with an engine.