Rubber Road Ltd is the mother company to various business ventures in the Entertainments industry, working with the world’s leading brands in publishing, licensing, retail and distribution.

Founded in 2012 by experienced retailers Ben Grant and Matt Precious, the Rubber Road Group is now a leading player in the industry, based upon the unique and innovative products they have created for consumer consumption.

The main head office is located in Welwyn Garden City (United Kingdom), with a development studio and dedicated distribution centre in Jarrow (Tyne & Wear).

OWNER AND MANAGING PARTNER

BEN GRANT

A dedicated and results-driven professional, with a successful background in the achievement of profitable business growth through the execution of development, sales and marketing strategies.

CAREER HISTORY

2012 – Present: Owner and Managing Partner – Rubber Road Ltd
2010 – 2012: Marketing Director – GAME Australia
2008 – 2010: Commercial Manager – GAME Australia
2006 – 2008: European Commercial Manager – GAME Group Ltd
2005 – 2006: Commercial Manager – GAME Scandinavia
1999 – 2005: Group Product Manager – EB Games UK & GAME UK
1998 – 1999: Console Buyer – EB Games UK
1994 – 1998: Console Buyer – Inter-Mediates Ltd

OWNER AND MANAGING PARTNER

MATT PRECIOUS

Over 20 years retail experience, specialising in operational functions, commercial planning and delivery, Matt possesses a unique and innovative approach to business growth and product development.

CAREER HISTORY

2012 – Present: Owner and Managing Partner – Rubber Road Ltd
2010 – 2012: Commercial Director – GAME Australia
2008 – 2010: General Manager (Preowned) – Game Group Ltd
2005 – 2008: Head of Preowned – GAME Stores Group Ltd
2003 – 2005: Central Operations Manager – GAME Group Ltd
2001 – 2003: Regional Manager – EB Games & GAME UK
1995 – 2001: Store Manager – GAME UK

COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR

LIAM TAYLOR

An experienced gaming industry professional who has worked in both publishing and distribution. This has been alongside some of the biggest names in the industry on some of the biggest licenses. He has recruited and successfully managed sales teams whilst also planned and executed AAA product launches.

CAREER HISTORY

2015 – Present: Commercial Director – Rubber Road Ltd
2010 – 2015: Sales Manager National Accounts and New Business – CentreSoft Limited
2006 – 2010: European Sales Manager – D3Publisher of Europe
2003 – 2006: UK Sales Manager – Capcom Eurosoft
2000 – 2003: Senior National Account Manager – Hasbro Interactive/Infogrames
Early Career History: Key Account Management for a division of Sony Computer Entertainment (Psygnosis) and then onto a National Account Managers role for Havas Interactive