Mark Aikman

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Mark Aikman


Ignition Transformation

CIO - Senior Technology Executive

Mark is a Senior Technology Executive with extensive experience running mission critical operations and delivering strategically important complex change and digital programmes for Global FTSE listed companies.

Mark was listed in the 2017 UK CIO top 100 and is regularly invited to be a Keynote speaker, conference chair/panel moderator and writes a regular column at,, The Business Transformation Network and is an expert contributor to CIO Watercooler

Mark’s background spans many verticals such as FMCG, Finance & Insurance, Oil & Gas and Telecommunications, leading major critical operations and transformations at North Group, BP, T-Mobile, Cadbury Schweppes organisations and is now advising separating the new Upfield spreads business from Unilever.

Mark advises on large global transformation, carve outs/separation and M&A activities, leadership of very large IT functions and is passionate about guiding and building high performance teams to create and develop industry leading services and products for customers. He has an innovative and contemporary approach to leadership and partnership, passionate about delivering successful business outcomes using technology innovations.