Mark Hughes

Redthorn Ltd
Mark Hughes was previously a senior Airbus Executive who co-founded Agile Business Solutions in 2007. Agile provide a range of services (such as strategic business planning, supply chain development and leadership development) to the Advanced Engineering sector and are a strategic service provider to the SC21 Competitiveness and Growth programme. Mark acquired a shareholding in the Redthorn MRP business in 2012 and now co-owns the revamped Agile Group Systems and Services business. AGSS provide MRP solutions and additional value added services to their 200+ global Customer base. Mark has over 30 years’ experience in the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Sector, particularly Aerospace which has been gained within change, operational, supply chain and general managerial positions, both in the UK and abroad. He has significant experience in leading and delivering change programmes and has developed a strong track record for raising Business performance. Mark’s particular strengths have transformed the commercial performance of the Agile group through the development of additional value-adding services and business excellence programmes for their Customers. Mark joined the Aerospace Wales forum as an observer in 2014 and was appointed a Director in 2016.
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