About This Individual
Robert joined Charles Taylor in October 2018 and was appointed Group Company Secretary in January, 2019. Prior to joining he was Company Secretary and Group Services Director at Chime Communications plc the leading marketing communications group. During this time Chime expanded from a UK based public relations business to a listed global sports marketing and communications group employing 3000 staff. In addition to being Secretary, Robert was responsible for central services such as legal, real estate, IT, HR, risk management and, was involved in numerous corporate transactions including the sale of Chime to private equity in 2015 for £380m. His career at Chime was preceded with 10 years in the music industry, initially for Philips/PolyGram where he worked on the UK launch of the CD format. He was later responsible for converting RCA’s catalogue to CD. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).