Alan Burns, Group Chief Financial Officer
Alan in less than 20 words:
A financial powerhouse turning figures into strategy. Alan is a composed, approachable and inspiring leader.
With the exception of a year spent auditing pottery companies in Stoke-on-Trent, Alan has worked in London for his entire career at some of the most exciting ecommerce businesses around.
Reasons for joining PhotoBox:
“I love e-commerce and I love ambitious businesses with real potential – PhotoBox meets both of those criteria and much much more”.
- Alan joined PhotoBox Group as Chief Financial Officer in 2011 and played a pivotal role in the successful acquisition of Moonpig in the same year.
- Worked in the team that consolidated Hotels.com’s operations into a single global brand (2009-2010)
- Provided financial leadership to the Expedia Europe business through a period of significant international growth (2006-2009).
Alan holds a BA (hons) in Geography from the University of Sheffield, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Away from the office:
Alan loves cycling (and when he has the time, even rides a bike!); otherwise he can be found obsessing about his favourite band (Suede), training for his next running event and spending time with his wife and three young kids.‹ Back to Leadership page
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