Key People

Bland Group Holdings

James Gaggero
James Gaggero
Bland Group
Chairman
Ian Mackie
Ian Mackie
Bland Group
Finance Director
Guy Stagnetto
Guy Stagnetto
Bland Group
Non Executive Director
Stephen Harlow
Stephen Harlow
Bland Group
Non Executive Director

UK Businesses - Bland Group UK Holdings

Western Mediterranean Businesses - Bland Ltd (Gibraltar)

John Perez
John Perez
Bland Ltd
Chief Executive Officer
Nicholas Gaggero
Nicholas Gaggero
Bland Ltd
Director
Ian Mackie
Ian Mackie
Bland Ltd
Finance Director
 
James Gaggero
James Gaggero
Bland Group
Chairman

James is the fourth generation of the Gibraltar based Gaggero family, to have chaired the Bland Group. James started work within the Group in 1982 after a career in the Irish Guards, becoming Chairman of Bland Ltd in 1987. He then succeeded  his father Joseph as Chairman of the Bland Group in October 2007.

John Perez
John Perez
Bland Ltd
Chief Executive Officer

John completed 25 years military service with the Royal Gibraltar Regiment. He was recognised for his personal contribution to UK - Morocco relations and in 2003 received an MBE from his Majesty King of Morocco who awarded him "Al Istihkak Al Askari Knight Wissam." In 2005 he was awarded the bronze star by the US president, after serving with the US Marine Corps in Iraq. He was appointed CEO of Bland Ltd (Gibraltar) in March 2010 with specific responsibilities for the group's interests in Gibraltar, Spain and Morocco.

Ian Mackie
Ian Mackie
Bland Group
Finance Director

Ian Mackie – Ian joined the Group as finance manager of Bland Ltd in Gibraltar in 2003. Previously his career had been in finance within Royal Ordinance. In 2007 Ian was appointed Finance Director of Bland Ltd and in 2010 was also appointed Group Finance Director of Bland Group Holdings.

Nicholas Gaggero
Nicholas Gaggero
Bland Ltd
Director

Nicholas is the sixth generation Gaggero to work for the Bland Group. He served six years with the Irish Guards deploying on active tours of duty in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Upon leaving the British Army in 2012, Nicholas joined the Group and has subsequently directed projects in both Gibraltar and UK across many of the subsidiary companies.

Guy Stagnetto
Guy Stagnetto
Bland Group
Non Executive Director

Primarily based in Gibraltar, Guy is currently a partner in a leading law firm. Having been called to the bar in the UK in 1992 and subsequently in Gibraltar the following year, Guy has practised as a barrister and solicitor since then. His involvement with the Bland Group dates back to his early days of practice and he was appointed to the Holdings board in 2010.

Ian Mackie
Ian Mackie
Bland Ltd
Finance Director

Ian Mackie – Ian joined the Group as finance manager of Bland Ltd in Gibraltar in 2003. Previously his career had been in finance within Royal Ordinance. In 2007 Ian was appointed Finance Director of Bland Ltd and in 2010 was also appointed Group Finance Director of Bland Group Holdings.

Stephen Harlow
Stephen Harlow
Bland Group
Non Executive Director
Stephen is a Chartered Accountant, based in Guernsey. Stephen has worked with the company since 1980 and, until recently, was Chairman of another substantial family company based in the UK. He provides an oversight of the group structure and investment strategy.