Prior to taking up his role at Time Inc. UK (formerly IPC Media), Marcus worked at Associated Newspapers from February 2009 as managing director of The Mail on Sunday and deputy managing director of the Daily Mail before taking up the role of commercial managing director, DMG Media, publisher of the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday, Mailonline and Metro.
Previously, Marcus worked at Emap for 16 years and in that time was the group managing director of Emap Lifestyle Magazines and Emap Advertising. He also ran Emap's Australian and US businesses. Before Emap, Marcus worked in advertising as a group account director at McCann Erickson and ran Optimus Communications.
Marcus is currently a Professional Publishers Association (PPA) board member, a PPA executive committee member and a member of the PPA consumer board. He is also an Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) board member. Marcus spent six weeks on an executive management programme at Stanford University in California and has been listed in the Campaign's A List Guide, a Who's Who in Media for the last three years.