Kevin Cornils brings a Californian ethos to the business. He has a record of rapidly increasing turnover and growing businesses into market leaders, for example, as CEO of leading affiliate network buy.at he grew turnover in two years from $15 to $60 million and oversaw its sale to Advertising.com. Previously, as managing director of European Match.com he built the US import into its dominant position.
Howard Bryant, who oversees finance and IT, was formerly CEO at denim company Radcliffe Jeans and one of the founding team at lingerie retailer figleaves.com which, as CFO and COO, he helped grow to a £39 million business. His major passion is music – he was chief accountant at Island Records and advises the independent online music recording and distribution company Arkade.com as well as playing classical guitar.
Mark Patterson also joined from figleaves.com where he was supply chain and logistics director. He is responsible for the complete end to end process for buying and logistics. He began his career at Sara Lee Courtaulds, rising to customer services director and then to merchandising and logistics director.
Sven is the latest addition to the senior team and joined from Vistaprint, where he rose from intern to vice president, and then managing director at one of its key divisions, Albumprinter/Albelli. He launched Vistaprint into Europe, where he helped to grow business from zero to $320m revenue.