Ben entered the Visual branding and Display market in 1989 and was a founder of Jupiter Display in 1992. Specialising in retail, property, sport and experiential sectors. The company was acquired by Photobition in 1995 with Ben taking the Group MD role. In 2001 he led the management buyout of the business re-naming the UK Company as Service Graphics. The company was later purchased by St Ives in 2006.
After a period working outside of the printing industry Ben joined McKenzie Clark and in 2012 the business were awarded the LOCOG London 2012 contract.
After the Olympics Ben became a shareholder of the Call Print Group and helped develop the Jupiter Division which specialises in the same sectors as when he started his career
Extensive Retail experience with proven skills in strategic direction and implementation across all marketing disciplines including Promotions, Sponsorship, Visual Merchandising, Window design and POP design for print management.
Setting Sales strategies at the UKs leading Branding and Eventing businesses and driving sales delivery nationally across multi-disciplined sales teams is what I enjoy…
Client side I managed Selfridges in-house marketing and creative teams through demerger from sears PLC and instigated and implemented the current Selfridges Corporate Identity across all sites for which my team received a D&AD award – together with the delivery of some ground-breaking cultural promotional activity such as the acclaimed TOKYO LIFE and BOLLYWOOD promotions.
As an Owner I developed the branding business McKenzie Clark, delivered the Olympic branding for LOCOG London 2012 and sold the business to a sports branding PLC before re-entering the branding market in 2014 with the unique offer that is Jupiter Visual Communications.
Recent years have proved to me the importance absolute engagement with the business and people you manage – bringing your team with you and getting their ‘buy in’ is essential for growth.
I consider myself a leader and innovator with extensive managerial experience and commercial acumen.
I began my career in the large format print and branding industry in 1998, at a small family run business in Camden Town, London.
Following my time there, I have worked for the market leaders in the Exhibition, Display and Branding world, where I was part of the team who helped deliver the Stadium and City Branding for London 2012, and completely graphic wrapping 3 trains.
Over the years, my experience and consultative approach in the varied world of visual communications, has led me to specialise in sectors such as Outdoor, Property, Rail and Environments and as a result I have been able to work with leading international multi-channel design agencies, both in the UK and EMEA.
A key strength which I have honed over the years and which I feel is so important, is listening to the client, gaining a complete understanding of their brief, including any challenges and concerns they may have. Only when you have this key information, can you ensure that the delivery of the project is not only on time and budget, but also meets the client’s expectation in every way. This is something in which I personally pride myself on.
After graduating from Solent university in 1999, Alex worked in the event/staging industry for 4 years, before moving into the Large format/branding market in 2003. Gaining invaluable experience in planning and meticulous focus to detail, his role has evolved from Account Executive to Account Director, working on a huge variety of projects from exhibition design and build to building wraps. Working mostly with clients in the commercial/build and retail sectors, through agencies and end client relationships. “I really enjoy the challenge of solving problems – one of the most enjoyable and rewarding aspects of working at Jupiter is consulting the client, whilst managing their expectations, and delivering a quality product – on time!”.
Graham has over 35 years’ experience working in the photographic, digital printing, event, exhibition and display industries within SME, corporate and plc environments.
His range of skills covers all aspects of business at senior level with responsibilities in planning, administration, finance, production, project management, logistics, installation, sales and major account management. Recent major achievements include the successful delivery of wayfinding signage, last mile and branding throughout London’s Transport network for the 2012 Olympics.
Currently specialising in business development and project management for the corporate branding, live event, stadium, retail and exhibitions markets. A role working with key account managers to deliver the customer’s present and future needs and to ensure a high level of customer service is provided at all times.
With over 10 years industry experience and a renowned eye for extreme attention to detail and process management, I run a team of highly experienced project managers and production staff overseeing client requirements, from initial brief to project delivery. Working day to day with many of the UK’s leading blue chip companies spanning many sectors including retail, commercial, sport, government and B2B. As a fighting line leader of the business I ensure all our clients’ needs are catered for on time, every time.