Managing Director Regus - UK Region
Steve Purdy was appointed to his current role in January 2012. As Managing Director of the UK, Steve is accountable for full profit and loss responsibility, overseeing and managing the growth and development of Regus in the UK. Previously Steve worked for IBM for 6 years, followed by various sales, sales management and general management roles with Lexmark International Ltd spanning 17 years. Included 4 years as General Manager of Lexmark Netherlands / Benelux followed by 5 years as Managing Director of Lexmark UK and Ireland. Steve is a keen golfer and holder of a Guinness World Record for most number of golf balls hit in 12 hours into a target area, to raise money for Cystic Fibrosis.
Vice President Global Operations
Celia Donne was appointed to her current role in June 2008. As Regional Director, Celia is accountable for the operation of all Regus centres within the south of the UK. Having joined Regus in April 2005 Celia held a number of progressively senior sales and operations roles across the UK business before taking up her current role.
Mark Dixon (UK)
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Chief executive and founder, Mark Dixon is one of Europe’s best-known entrepreneurs. Since founding Regus in Brussels, Belgium in 1989, he has achieved a formidable reputation for leadership and innovation. Prior to Regus he established businesses in the retail and wholesale food industry. Recipient of several awards for enterprise, Dixon has revolutionized the way business approaches its property needs with his vision of the future of work.
Regus is the global workplace provider.
Its network of more than 2,000 business centres in 104 countries provides convenient, high-quality, fully serviced spaces for people to work, whether for a few minutes or a few years. Companies like Google, Toshiba and GlaxoSmithKline choose Regus so that they can work flexibly and make their businesses more successful.
The key to flexible working is convenience and so Regus is opening wherever its 1.8 million members want support - city centres, suburban districts, shopping centres and retail outlets, railway stations, motorway service stations and even community centres.
Founded in Brussels, Belgium, in 1989, Regus is based in Luxembourg and listed on the London Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit: www.regus.co.uk