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Hugo Drayton


Hugo Drayton

Senior Independent Director, Future plc

Hugo's professional bio / interests

Experienced Board Director and CEO in media: publishing; digital transformation; advertising; & ecommerce. International – Entrepreneurial - Team-building: experience across large corporations, SMEs and start-ups. Senior Independent Director & RemCom Chairman, Future plc (FTSE250). Board Director of Inskin Media Ltd, & MASS Platform Ltd. Entrepreneur-in-Residence at DCA (Digital Capital Advisors). Advisor to: pubX; GlobalDrum; #AskUltra. Former Board Director: Whittard of Chelsea; Phorm Inc.; Stream Group plc; Newsplayer; Interactive Investor International (iii); Westferry Printers; NPA. Managing Director, Telegraph Group (1994-2004) CEO: Inskin Media; Phorm; MD:, Europe; Reed Telemedia (IPC). Early career: Marketing & Sales (Coats Viyella), South America & Europe. Charities
Trustee (former Chairman), British Skin Foundation (BSF); & Felix Byam Shaw Foundation (The Felix Project). Languages: Spanish; French; Italian. [email protected] 07833 204604

I’d like help with…

Identifying one or 2 more NED roles

An interesting, or unusual fact(s) about me…

Motorbike & bicycle; South America; Spurs

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A career highlight

Planned & launched UK's first online newspaper (Electronic Telegraph, 1994)




Joined Guild

Mar 17, 2021