Marcus Sims

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Experience & expertise

Marcus joins Freeman Clarke with over 15 years experience in Senior IT Leadership having worked for a number of major UK / International corporates including Lloyds Banking Group, Asda-Walmart, and the Co-operative Group. He is passionate about Business Change and has been the driving force behind the Digital Strategy and transformation for both PLC and founder owned businesses often in challenging circumstances.

Background & approach

His three most recent roles were as CIO / CTO for Hermes, Manchester Airport Group, and Beauty Bay, operating at board level with an equal responsibility for the business outcomes and bottom line results as well as owning and delivering the technology strategy.

Marcus is able to lead teams at all levels and is equally at home in the board room as the shop floor. Someone who works out how technology can support the business objectives and mobilises quickly to achieve this. He has a proven ability to organise and build high performing internal teams complemented by many years of working with a diverse range of vendors and tech service providers.

Our team of technology leaders

We’re a team of 100+ Board-level CIOs, CTOs and CISOs. If you don’t want, don’t need, or can’t afford a full-time technology leader, a fractional Freeman Clarke Principal can join your senior leadership team to own and deliver your IT strategy.

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