Board of Directors
Stephen Murphy (Non-Executive Chairman)
Stephen has a strong financial and operational background having accumulated over 30 years’ experience in senior management positions and executive Director roles. Previous roles include Group Finance Director, Executive Director, Transportation and subsequently Group CEO of Virgin Group Investments Limited – the worldwide holding Company of the Virgin Group from 2005-2011, having succeeded Sir Richard Branson. Previous executive positions include Executive Chairman of IPPowerhouse and senior management positions at Quaker Oats Limited, Burton Group plc, and Pedigree Petfoods Limited (Mars UK). Stephen currently serves on several boards including Chairman of Ovo Energy Limited, Independent Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of The Business Growth Fund and Independent Director at Get Living London Ltd.
Previously, Stephen served as Chairman of Byron Hamburgers Limited, Wyevale Garden Centres and Jumeirah LLC, the UAE based hospitality group.
Stephen is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
Remy Millott (Chief Executive Officer)
Remy has over 35 years of yachting industry experience, having commenced his offshore career in 1982. He quickly progressed in his offshore career, becoming a yacht Captain by the age of 29.
He joined Pinmar in 1996 and in 2003 led the management buyout in partnership with the Ferretti Group, becoming Managing Director in the process. Following a growth phase under partial Ferretti ownership, he led the acquisition of the scaffolding business in 2005 and the US business in 2009, the buy back of the Ferretti shares in 2009 and subsequently the merger of Pinmar and Rolling Stock in 2012, to create GYG.
Gloria Fernandez (Chief Financial Officer)
Gloria Fernandez started her career with Deloitte in audit and consulting, progressing to manager level in Deloitte Spain and Deloitte UK, having spent two years working in Scotland. Gloria joined the Group as CFO in 2012 after finalising the JV transaction between Pinmar and Rolling Stock and led the restructuring and post merger integration.
Rupert Savage (Group Managing Director)
Rupert was a highly respected yacht captain for over 16 years and is still a keen racing yachtsman. He moved ashore and joined Rolling Stock in 2006 where he became Managing Director and was instrumental in the development and growth of the business into a leading player in the yacht painting and service sector. Rupert has been responsible for the integration of the various group companies and runs the business on a day to day basis. Rupert continues to be influential in the strategic development of the Group, of which he is Group Managing Director.
Richard King (Independent Non-Executive Director)
Richard spent 35 years with Ernst and Young LLP becoming deputy Managing Partner of UK & Ireland and a member of both the Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) Board and Global management group.
Since leaving EY, Richard has been involved either as chairman or non-executive director on a variety of private and public companies and has been involved in company disposals in excess of £400 million. Richard is an advisory partner at Rockpool Investments LLP and is on the advisory board of Frogmore Property Group. He is also chair of trustees for the Willow Foundation.