Brian McBride

Chairman, ASOS.com

Biography

Brian McBride is Chairman of ASOS, the leading on-line fashion retailer, and WiggleCRC, the on-line cycling retailer. He is also Senior Non Executive Director at AO.com, Senior Adviser to Lazard’s Global Financial Advisory business, Senior Adviser with Scottish Equity Partners. He is a member of the UK Government’s Digital Advisory Board, which steers the digital delivery of Government services to citizens.

He was CEO of Amazon.co.uk from 2006 to 2011 having led it through its high growth period. He began his career with Xerox and subsequently worked in Senior roles at IBM, Dell Computers and as Managing Director of T-Mobile (UK). He has been a Non Executive Director of Celtic Football Club PLC, SThree PLC, and Computacenter PLC and has served as a Non Executive Director on the Board of the BBC and the Advisory Board of Huawei UK.