Consistently improved bottom line performance by establishing high-performing teams.
Winner of the IoD Director of the Year award, Midlands. Shortlisted for National Director of the Year.
Ethos built on leadership and culture change through people empowerment.
MAJOR TRANSFORMATION SPECIALIST
Transformed Briggs Equipment’s performance from £12m loss in 2007 to
£10m profit in 2013.
Transformed NACCO, Europe and Middle East business, from £25million loss to £2million profit over a three year period,
growing market share from 7.3% to 8.2%.
MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
Led the Briggs Equipment acquisition of major competitor Barloworld, creating the UK’s largest mobile multi-skilled engineering workforce with 1,400 employees in 2012.
Spearheaded acquisition of Finning Materials Handling as the foundation for the global expansion strategy of an American corporate.
Track record in VP roles in Europe, Middle East and Africa in manufacturing, retail and distribution.
Experience in negotiating across multi-national and multi-cultural entities.
Considerable experience in dealing with Japanese and Korean inward investment.
STRATEGIC GROWTH EXPERT
Secured a seven-year contract with the Ministry of Defence,
an £87m contract deploying 3,000 assets to 302 UK sites and further sites across 13 countries.
Grown European, Middle Eastern and African market share whilst
increasing productivity and growing profitability.
30 YEARS’ EXPERIENCE IN TURNING AROUND THE FORTUNES OF BUSINESSES
THE NEXT ROLE
THE INTERIM CHALLENGE – DRIVING CHANGE
– looking for an opportunity to have oversight of a global organisation.
– looking to utilise expertise to transform and take a business into new markets, geographically and sectorally.
DRIVER OF OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE – PERFORMANCE RESULTS IN CURRENT ROLE