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Douglas McMahon

Senior Managing Director

Tavistock Group & NEXUS Luxury Collection

Windermere, FL, USA

Douglas McMahon


Doug McMahon is Senior Managing Director at Tavistock Group, an international private investment organization, where he focuses on luxury real estate and consumer-facing businesses. Doug is also Senior Managing Director of one of Tavistock Group's largest portfolio investments – NEXUS Luxury Collection.

Through NEXUS, Doug was part of the original team that designed and built Albany in the Bahamas, considered one of the most successful luxury resort developments in the Caribbean. He was involved in the turnaround of the St. Regis Atlanta; co-created the award-winning ATLAS Buckhead restaurant in Atlanta; and is responsible for Isleworth Golf & Country Club and Isleworth Realty in Windermere. Currently with NEXUS, Doug opened their first urban club, NEXUS Club New York, where Tribeca meets the Financial District in Manhattan.

With over two decades of experience to the private investment group, Doug was Chairman and CEO of Publicis and Executive Vice President and General Manager of J. Walter Thompson New York. He was also Chief Marketing Officer at NBC/Universal's CNBC unit.

Previously, Doug was a Non-Executive Director of Mitchells & Butlers plc, the UK's largest pub and restaurant group, and Orlando Museum of Art. He is currently on the boards of US Assure, Buckhead Coalition, Palmer & Cay, Grace Medical Home and Lake Nona Impact Forum.

Douglas McMahon’s Background

Senior Managing Director
2003 - Present
Windermere, FL, USA
Tavistock Group was founded by financier Joe Lewis and is an international private investment organization with assets in more than 200 companies, including NEXUS Luxury Collection, in 10 countries.
Senior Managing Director
2018 - Present
Windermere, FL, USA
Nexus is an international hospitality real estate development and asset management company, dedicated to excellence. It is backed by financier Joe Lewis, golfing greats Tiger Woods and Ernie Els, and actor and musician Justin Timberlake.
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Current Non-Executive Positions

Board Member
Orlando, FL, USA
The Lake Nona Impact Forum is an "ideas and influence" festival in Lake Nona in Florida. Lake Nona is one of the fastest-growing communities in the U.S.
Board Member
Atlanta, GA, USA
Palmer & Cay specialize in industry niches with complex risks and extensive service needs, delivering high value services to clients on a worldwide basis.
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Previous Non-Executive Positions

Non-Executive Director
2010 - 2015
Birmingham, UK
Mitchells & Butlers is the largest operator of restaurants, pubs & bars in the UK. With over 1,600 units, the brands they run include All Bar One, Harvester, Browns & Toby Carvery.


Media Appearance
New York, NY, USA
Douglas McMahon of NEXUS Luxury Collection sits down with CNBC to discuss the opening of NEXUS Club New York.

Douglas McMahon’s Education

1984 - 1988