Mark Mills (entrepreneur)
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Mark Richard Mills is a British entrepreneur.
Mark has founded a number of companies including AIM listed CardPoint PLC (a company providing charging cash machines). His role as founder and Chief Executive of CardPoint saw him participate in a Treasury Select Committee and a number of interviews, regarding the concept of charging cash machines. Mark built Cardpoint from a startup in 1999, through stock market flotation in 2002 to annual revenue by 2006 of £98m and profit of £20m with 300 staff across 3 countries before Mark accepted an offer valuing the company at £170m for his stake.
Since that time, Mark has been acting as an Advisor to business owners seeking to grow and/or sell their companies.
Mark was previously Non-Executive Chairman of Mini Cam Enterprises Limited in Warrington, England which manufactures high-quality miniature camera equipment for water pipe inspection, until its sale to Halma plc in November 2017 for £85m.
Mark was Chairman of Velocity Composites plc which listed on the London Stock Exchange 18 May 2017 until March 2019.
He runs a number of successful businesses and offers training courses to women seeking to become Non-Executive Directors and has his own book, being launched September 2019 called Making my Mark.
Mark was born in Lancashire, England.
- Bridge, Rachel. "How I Made It - Mark Mills, founder of Cardpoint", Times Online, London, January 11, 2004.
- Lewis, Paul. "Money Box Transcript", BBC Radio 4, London, May 6, 2006.