Doug joined Global back when the companies HQ was a garden shed, and has looked after Global’s IT & Facilities for 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!
James started at Global back in 2003 and has supported hundreds of both New Build and Operational customers during his time here. His main focus is heading up the New Build department, which includes regular yard visits around Europe, meetings with project teams and management companies, along with representing the company at all of the major shows and events throughout the year. Outside of work, James takes great pride in being Nando’s no.1 customer.
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 manages our yachting division and leads the team that look after all of our operational and refit superyacht customers. Outside of work, Matt spends a lot of time on the golf course perfecting his swing.
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.
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.
Lydia started at Global in 2016 and has recently relocated to Antibes, France, to begin her new position as our International Representative. Lyd will be regularly visiting all the major ports you visit along the French & Italian coastline, as well as attending the prestigious shows and events with the Global team - so be sure to see her out and about! Outside of work Lyd is currently training for her first ever Marathon, Dublin 2019!
Dale is now Assistant Head of Yachting after being an account manager who specialised in engineering. Dale's new role means he's more involved with the day-to-day running of the sales team as well as continuing to manage a few key accounts himself. Spending 7 years serving in the Royal Navy as a Marine Engineer and a further 3 years working in London he brings over 10 years engineering experience to the team. Dale's our UK agent for Hamann, meaning he can assist you about any issues or enquires you may have about current or new Hamann plants. Outside of work, Dale enjoys playing and watching rugby, traveling and drinking Gin.
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!
Lloyd has 5 years' Account Manager experience with Global. His main focus for the past year or two has been managing New Build Accounts with both engineering & deck enquiries. He’s now been promoted to Assistant Head of New Builds where he can utilise his New Build experience to oversee more projects we support in future. Outside of the office Lloyd enjoys playing football for his local 11-a-side team and finishing the game with a few beers.
Mel started Global in July 2018, managing Operational Accounts and supporting their engineering and deck needs. Her vast experience of working with key & executive clients means she is well equipped in providing great service whilst being prompt and diligent. Mel can be found getting involved in anything social - especially if it involves eating and drinking!
Paul has been with Global for 20 years. During his time here he has worked mainly as an Operational Account Manager but also had responsibility in the early days for warehousing and logistics in addition to his Account Manager role (Global was a lot smaller then!!). Out of the office Paul likes to go spinning at the gym and shooting his collection of firearms at local ranges.
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.
Chantel recently joined the team and has proved to be a great addition to the New Build division. Her responsibilities include ordering goods and handling follow ups, ensuring customers goods can be delivered on time and with no issues. Outside of work, Chantel spends much of her time supporting the Exeter Chiefs rugby team and tasting every flavour of gin possible!
Chloe joined the team in the spring of 2018 and has since been a sales coordinator. Her main focus is assisting on interior and galley orders for both Operational and New Build customers, taking care of quoting, ordering and follow ups. In her spare time, Chloe likes to renovate her campervan and eat an unhealthy amount of chicken nuggets!
Ru has worked at Global for a year and a half, starting as a Sales Coordinator and at the end of 2018 promoted to an Account Manager. Some of her responsibilities include sourcing required items for yachts, organising shipments and looking after customer accounts. Originally from Lithuania, Ru has lived in the UK for 10 years and has settled down in Exeter with her husband as she absolutely loves Devon countryside and seaside walks. The only thing missing is a puppy!
Mal has worked for Global for almost 3 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 you're in the Palma area, get in touch!
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!