Philip joined Spreadshirt in 2009. He was first in charge of the Sales and Marketing Departments, as well as the Product Team before becoming Chief Executive Officer in 2011. His contribution during his time with Spreadshirt has lead to an increase in turnover of over 300%, ultimately leading to the company’s sustainable growth. Phil’s career started in the 1990s in newspaper advertising. He lead successful campaigns for magazines such as The Guardian, Good Housekeeping and Cosmopolitan. In 1996, he switched over to the online media sector where he was in charge of campaigns for several leading news, sports and TV companies before becoming CEO of iVillage UK as well as eDiets UK. As a result of a growing focus on online trading, Phil changed to Tesco Plc - one of the first e-commerce enterprises at the time - where he became part of its Online Management. Furthermore, he assumed leadership roles with further online trading ventures such as online cosmetics trader Skinstore, among others. Phil’s long-standing experience in steering start-up companies on the path of success has helped medium-sized and major e-commerce sectors such as e-commerce sales, marketing and IT grow. Benefiting from his prior experience, Spreadshirt has turned into the world’s biggest platform for creating, shopping and selling merchandise products.