Alan Burns – 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”.
- Provided financial leadership to the Expedia Europe business through a period of significant international growth (2006-2009)
- Part of team that consolidated Hotels.com’s operations into a single global brand (2009-2010)
- Led acquisitions of Hofmann (2014) and posterXXL (2015)
- Delivery of sale of Photobox Group to Exponent and Electra in 2016
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:
Being a dad (to 3 busy kids) and husband. And chasing down a new marathon personal best.
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