As part of our commitment to supporting and connecting entrepreneurs and family businesses, we would like to invite you to our next Entrepreneurs dinner, to be held on the 30th June 2022 in Manchester. A relaxed and informal dinner, the Entrepreneurs Dinner is aimed at ambitious businesses; with the hosts each inviting a small group of close clients and business leaders.
Mark joined Jade Solutions (a specialist industrial IT services company for the retail, hospitality, and warehousing sectors) in 1995 as a Junior Project Manager. Rising through various roles, he soon became Sales Director and was instrumental in buying the business in 2000 and leading a further MBO in 2005.
Weathering the financial slump of 2008, Mark, who was then the Managing Director, took Jade on a journey to become one of the largest and most trusted providers in its sector. Mark successfully acquired iconic long-term customers including McDonald’s, Pret-a-Manger, Clarks, M&S, Eddie Stobart, GIST, Booker, and Home Bargains amongst many others – all trusting Jade with their IT equipment and installation.
In 2017 Mark sold Jade …then bought it back again in 2019 … and then sold it again in 2021!
After 27 years, he’s finally stepped back from the business to focus on InfiniSki, a new not for profit venture, chairing the local Scout Group and
ferrying his entire family to various skiing events around Europe.
See the event flyer here.
On the day
Malmaison Manchester. 1-3 Piccadilly, Manchester, M1 3AQ.
6.30 pm to 7:00 pm – Registration
7.00 pm – Dinner starts
Frequently asked questions
Do I need to register?
Yes, this is an invitation only event. If you’re interested in attending please email Christine.ParkerStubbs@freemanclarke.co.uk
Who should attend?
This event is exclusively for CEOs, MDs, owners and key decision-makers of ambitious mid-market businesses.
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Enquire about this event
For more information and to apply to attend, please contact Christine.ParkerStubbs@freemanclarke.co.uk