Membership Collective Group, Inc. (NYSE: MCG) (“MCG”, “Company”, “Us” or “Our”) is a global membership platform that connects a vibrant, diverse and global member group. today announced a change in officers. top management.
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Soho House founder Nick Jones (left) stepped down as CEO of Membership Collective Group and was succeeded as CEO by current president Andrew Carnie (right). (Photo: Business Wire)
MCG CEO and Director Nick Jones announced today his intention to transition from CEO to Founder. The change follows a conversation with Nick, Ron Burkle Executive His Chairman and Board of Directors regarding the company’s long-term succession plans and Nick’s recent diagnosis and successful recovery from prostate cancer.
Nick will be replaced as CEO by current President Andrew Kearney.
Nick has led the company’s growth since the founding of Soho Houses in 1995 as a single London location to a global membership platform of 38 Soho Houses and associated brands. He will continue his role as MCG’s founder, designing the beautiful spaces that are synonymous with the brand and focusing on making the membership experience even better for its 211,000 members worldwide.
Nick Jones said: We are very proud of what we have achieved and thank all the teams who have helped us get to where we are today. Now is the right time for me to step down as CEO and spend more time doing what I love: designing new Maisons, creating great member experiences and motivating our employees.
Having worked closely with Andrew for nearly four years and witnessing his passion and expertise, I am confident that MCG will continue to thrive under his leadership and look forward to working with him and the rest of the team. I look forward to working with the members of the to support their success. ”
MCG Executive Chairman Ron Burkle said: We are very grateful for his energy and commitment over the years as CEO and look forward to his continued inspiration and involvement as Founder. Enthusiastic behind the scenes to ensure a smooth transition and I am confident that our leadership will move forward. ”
Andrew Kearney adds: I am excited to step into the role of CEO and continue to add value to the experience of our members while increasing the profitability of our business and seizing the potential that lies ahead of us.
We are extremely grateful for Nick’s guidance and look forward to a continued partnership with him and Ron in successfully realizing our vision for our members, team and shareholders. ”
Andrew Kearney has served as President of MCG since September 2020 and previously served as Chief Commercial Officer from June 2019 to September 2020. He successfully navigated his business through COVID 19 and transformed his Soho home into a gorgeous interior. brand. He is also a member of MCG’s board of directors.
Prior to joining Soho House, from 2013 to 2019, Andrew held a series of leadership positions, including global president of Anthropologie in North America, where he was responsible for growing the home and interiors business, digitizing the brand, and expanding into Europe and China. Led international expansion.
About Membership Collective Groups:
The Membership Collective Group (MCG) is a global membership platform in physical and digital space that connects a vibrant and diverse global group of members. These members use the MCG Platform to work, interact, connect, create and thrive around the world. Since opening our first Soho House in 1995, we have been the only company to expand its private membership network with a global presence. As of October 2nd, 2022, 38 Soho Houses, 9 Soho Works, The Ned in London and New York, Scorpios Beach Club in Mykonos, and a global collection of Soho Home interiors and lifestyle retail worldwide. Inside members are involved with MCG. Brands – and our digital channels. Line and Saguaro Hotels in North America also form part of MCG’s broader portfolio.
For more information, please visit www.membershipcollectivegroup.com.
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