CEO. Mark joined HPS as an Account Director and moved to take over the running of the advertising division within two years. In 1989 Mark was appointed to the HPS board. Mark became Managing Director in 1994 and Group Managing Director in 1997. In January 2001, Mark completed a Management Buy-Out of HPS with the CFO, Richard Triggs. Mark has been the principal architect in the development of HPS to become one of the Thames Valley’s leading agency groups and spearheads the company’s M & A programme.