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!
Matt has 15 years of yachting industry experience. Starting from the deck up, progressing to first mate and amassing 25000 miles at sea. Following a spell as a yacht broker and manager, Matt joined the team at Global. He now oversees sales across the whole of Global and leads the various teams that look after all our Operational, New Build and Commercial customers. Outside of work, Matt spends a lot of time on the golf course perfecting his swing.
Troy’s career spans nearly 30 years in the marine industry. His skill set derives from over 20 years in Yacht Build Management and 5 years working within the Refit sector on substantial cruise, ferry and MOD projects. Within that time, Troy claims he has “gained a near-on encyclopaedic knowledge of the industry’s legislation and compliances”. Global is now benefitting hugely from his first-class supplier relationships. Troy’s weekends are kept busy by his young family and his love for Karate, having represented both club and country at local and international level.
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.
Sarah started at Global 12 years ago and within this time has worked in various areas of the company, including warehousing and sales. 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.
Cassie joined Global as an Account Coordinator in early 2019 after completing a degree in Education & History and representing England in Tae Kwon-do. When Cassie first joined Global her focus was on supporting yachts. Now, a year on, Cassie has moved to our Commercial division and heads up group purchasing, where she looks after quotes and orders from various marine companies. Outside of work, Cassie perfects her Tae Kwon-do skills which she also teaches, so as you can imagine nobody messes with her at work!
Scott has overseen everything that comes in or out of Global for the last 9 years. Having managed thousands of shipments he takes great pride in not only how a shipment looks going out the door, but also the organisation & planning of making sure your items get exactly where you need them, when you need them. When out of work, Scott regularly plays skittles and enjoys days out with his daughter.
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.
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!