Reading (UK), 7th January 2016 Bullitt Group, one of the fastest growing and largest privately owned technology companies in the UK has hired former Virgin Group Investment Director, Lawrence Corbett as its Chief of Operations. Corbett started on the 1st January 2016 alongside new CEO, Peter Stephens who also came from Virgin Group's investment team.
During his time at Virgin Group, Corbett helped launch and build a record five new Virgin Mobile companies in four years across Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East. His career has also seen him sit on a number of company boards for operations based in Russia, India, the UK and South Africa.
In his new position at Bullitt Group, Corbett will focus on driving operational improvements across the company in support of growing the company's brand portfolio, which already includes Caterpillar, Ministry of Sound, Ted Baker, Kodak and JCB.
Peter Stephens, Bullitt CEO said “Joining Bullitt in this phase of the company’s development is truly exciting and I'm delighted that Lawrence has come on board. Having spent the majority of his career working in telecoms businesses and investments he will be an invaluable asset to the management team.”
Lawrence Corbett said, “I'm thrilled to be taking on a role in such an innovative and dynamic business. Going from zero to over $100M in six years really demonstrates Bullitt's potential to further accelerate what has already been a phenomenal British growth story. I look forward to working with Peter and the team to build on that success.”