Doug joined Global back when the companies HQ was a garden shed, and has looked after Global’s IT & Facilities many years. More recently, Doug was appointed General Manager and now oversees all areas of the company. In his spare time, he’s either looking to book holidays or catching up on the latest TV series!
Adi is the manager of the Southampton footprint and has worked and developed our service with commercial clients for over 15 years. Over the years he has gained an extensive knowledge of the procurement and warehouse sectors for a wide variety of commercial customers and there isn’t much on a ship that he hasn’t supplied. He is a keen sports enthusiast and a season ticket holder at Southampton. He can be regularly seen at St. Mary’s, disappointed with his head in his hands.
Jo joined the company in the summer of 2011 and became Head of Accounts at the beginning of 2013. Her role oversees the accounts team function, compiling financial reports and paying everyone’s wages. Outside of work Jo juggles an energetic automobile obsessed toddler and rock star wannabe husband. When she can steal some time for herself you’ll either find her dining with friends or curled up with a good book or two.
Dean is the longest serving team member in Southampton. He's always happy to go that extra mile and his good mood is infectious. Dean is always happy at work, probably because he has six children so he enjoys the break when he is in the office! Dean coordinates many aspects within the warehouse from storage and transport to managing passengers luggage with the Whitestar luggage program.
Aimee has worked within the cruise ship industry for 20 years in the Technical and Hotel procurement departments. Aimee has strong negotiation skills and always ensures she obtains the best price and quality of goods to meet customer requirements. Her immense passion for ships and the marine industry means she always strives for the best. When Aimee is not at work she can generally be found keeping fit running around after her three boys – twins who are 13 and her youngest who is 6.
Gemma started at Global in 2017 after completing an undergraduate degree in Psychology. She currently looks after 5 Commercial customer accounts, which involves sourcing specific items for ships and interacting daily with customers. Outside of work, Gemma enjoys spending time with her family, going for long country walks and photography.
Sarah started at Global around 12 years ago and within this time has worked in various areas of the company, including warehousing and sales. Although Sarah still looks after a few Operational Yacht customers, her main focus is on our commercial customers, supporting Cruise ships with all of their supplies. Outside of work Sarah likes to run and cycle and is currently training for a 100km ultra marathon along the south west coast path.
Stuart is the newest member of the warehouse team and has been here for just over a year. After previously working with Viking for seven years he is now a key member of the Southampton team. He is a very keen family man so much so he even goes to watch Southampton with his wife.
Laura recently joined global and has previously worked in procurement for the commercial marine industry for over 5 years. Her role includes sourcing items, negotiating prices and building relationships with her customers. Outside of work Laura is busy looking after her 2 year old daughter Ariya, but when she does manage to get a babysitter she loves a night out and a tequila with friends.
Jake has been with the Southampton team for nearly 15 years. He looks after all of the many goods that come in and out of the warehouse and makes sure they are delivered on time. Jake is a keen follower of the New York Giants and can be often seen salsa dancing the night away.
Alex has been with the company for just over 2 years, and looks after anything marketing wise. He's the man behind our company literature, including our new Red Book, our social media channels, keeping our brand new website looking slick, and supporting events Global attend and host. Alex loves 6-a-side footy on a thursday night and enjoys some casual Fortnite on the weekend... Yes, he's an adult!