Director, British Brands Group
John Noble is Director of the British Brands Group, a membership organisation that provides the collective voice for brand manufacturers in the UK. The Group was founded in 1994 to promote the values and benefits of brands to consumers, the economy, and society, as well as to represent brand manufacturers collectively on policy issues.
Through its lectures, research studies, conferences, publications and briefings, the British Brands Group is committed to deepening understanding amongst those who make and shape public policy of the contribution of brands to the quality of our everyday lives and the success of the economy. It is part of network of similar organisations across Europe and represents AIM, the European Brands Association, in the UK.
John is a Chartered Marketer and, prior to joining the British Brands Group, followed a marketing career that started with British Airways before moving into marketing consultancy with Marketing Solutions. He then became Head of Marketing for Hamptons, the property firm, and held a senior marketing role with Bristol & West International.
His passions are motorcycling and “structural gardening”.
Chairman, British Brands Group
Neill retired from PZ Cussons in December 2020, having spent 37 years with the international consumer products company in senior commercial roles. For the 2 years up to his retirement, he was Regional Managing Director for Europe and the Americas and, prior to that, of Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
Neill has worked extensively in the brand arena with over 10 years representing PZ Cussons on the British Brands Group as Council member and Treasurer. He was also a council member for UKCPI, the cleaning products’ association, and North West regional CBI.
In addition to his Executive experience with PZ Cussons, Neill served for eight years as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the British Triathlon Federation (2010-2018) with a portfolio of marketing, communication and commercial responsibilities. The British Triathlon Federation is the sport’s governing body for the UK, affiliated to the British Olympic Association and funded by UK Sport.
Neill lives near Manchester with his wife Claire, has two daughters and is a keen sportsman and athlete.
Please use the links below to download a version of our logo appropriate to the intended use.
JPG files for screen/web use (RGB). Please do not resize.
JPG files for print use (CMYK). Please do not resize.
EPS files, saved as .zip files. These files can be resized with the correct application.
Pantone colours .eps – suitable for specialist printing only
Pantone colours .eps negative – suitable for specialist printing only
RGB .eps – suitable for web/screen only
RGB .eps negative – suitable for web/screen only
CMYK .eps – suitable for print only
CMYK .eps negative – suitable for print only
Greyscale .eps – for white backgrounds
Greyscale .eps – for grey backgrounds
Greyscale .eps – for black backgrounds
British Brands Group style guide: how to apply the above files.