- Digital Advisory Board profile – Brian McBride

Brian is currently the non-executive Chair of ASOS Plc.

Brian left Amazon.co.uk in September 2011 having joined the company in January 2006 as
Managing Director, and leading it through its high growth period.

He began his career with Xerox and subsequently worked in Senior Executive/VP roles at IBM, Crosfield Electronics, Madge Networks, Dell Computers and as Managing Director of T-Mobile (UK).
Brian is Senior Adviser to Scottish Equity Partners, Senior Non-Executive Director at Computacenter PLC, Non-Executive Director on the Board of the BBC, a Member of the Advisory Board of Huawei UK, the UK subsidiary of the Chinese Global Information Technology and Communications provider as well as a Member of the Advisory Board of Numis PLC, the leading Investment bankers and stockbrokers.

He has been a Non-Executive Director of Celtic Football Club PLC, SThree PLC, and the
British Retail Consortium and is a former chairman of Virgin Mobile.

Brian is 56 years old, married with two daughters and lives in Camberley, Surrey. He has an
MA (Hons) in Economic History from the University of Glasgow.