Global aviation services group Air Partner, providing aircraft charter, aviation safety, and security solutions to businesses and private individuals, has appointed Mark Aldridge (pictured) as Chief Marketing Officer. In his role, Aldridge oversees global strategic marketing operations with a core focus on customer, digital, and brand.
The early stages of Aldridge's career were spent in retail operations, before moving to UK Airport Operator BAA (Heathrow Airport), where he spent 11 years leading marketing communications and events. He also has retail sector experience with brands including Marks & Spencer and Signet Trading, with both UK and international remits.
Among his many noteworthy achievements are the transformation of Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport in London into a showpiece for airport shopping, launching Victoria’s Secret Beauty in Europe with a senior team from The Limited, and managing Eurotunnel retail marketing while the retail operation was under BAA’s ownership.