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Mark Anthony Fenwick (born May 1948) is a British businessman, the fifth generation of his family to run the Fenwick department store chain founded in 1882.

Mark Fenwick
Born
Mark Anthony Fenwick

May 1948 (age 71)
NationalityBritish
Occupationbusinessman
Known forchairman and owner, Fenwick
Net worth£730 million (May 2017)[1]
Parent(s)John Fenwick

Mark Anthony Fenwick was born in May 1948.[2] He was the son of John Fenwick, who died in 2008, 37 days before his one-hundredth birthday, and who ran the firm from 1972; having joined it in 1932 after graduating from Cambridge University, and his wife Sheila.[3] He has a brother, James Fenwick.[3]

Fenwick has been the manager of pop music acts Roxy Music, T. Rex, and Roger Waters[4], and was a director of E.G. Records.

Fenwick stepped down as chairman of Fenwick on 18 May 2017, when he was succeeded by Roger Pennycook, a former CEO of the Co-op.[5] He ceased to be a director in August of 2017.[6]

He has been a director since the 1990s, and chairman since May 2013.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rich List 2017: #176=, £730 million". The Sunday Times Magazine. 7 May 2017. p. 59.
  2. ^ "Mark Anthony FENWICK - Personal Appointments (free information from Companies House)". Beta.companieshouse.gov.uk. Retrieved 15 May 2017.
  3. ^ a b Evening Chronicle. "Son pays tribute to Fenwick store boss". Chronicle Live. Retrieved 15 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Fenwick family's £5m dividend amid fears for sales".
  5. ^ a b Ford, Coreena (22 February 2017). "All change at Fenwick as chairman steps down to be replaced by former Co-op CEO".
  6. ^ Fenwick Limited Annual Report and accounts 28 January 2018 [1]