Neil left a position of Divisional Director with Tesco plc, and founded the business in 1987 with the benefit of a two year BWS distribution contract from Asda stores, located in old aircraft hangers on the old Bitteswell Airdrome, near Lutterworth. The location blossomed into Magna Park, and has become one of the focal logistical locations in the UK. He has extensive experience, with both in house and third party operations. Market sector specialities include multi temperature food, non-food consumables, building and DIY products and bulk liquids, particularly milk.
Currently, the Executive Chairman and MD of the Group, he leads the Divisional Board and has overall strategic responsibility. He also retains active involvement in all the different operational divisions supporting each Divisional Director to enjoy operational control and responsibility - a firm advocate of the Freedom within a Framework culture.