During a corporate career of over 25 years,
I held senior general management and financial positions in large corporations, SME’s and new start-ups, in multiple industries in 5 countries, including Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of 2 “Top 100 ASX listed” companies in Australia, and was CEO of two companies with sales of more than $250 and $65 Million respectively.
- As Managing Director of Australian Kitchen Industries (AKI), My team and I grew the business from annual sales of $12 million and a loss of $2 million, to sales of $65 million and profit of $4 million over a 6-year period.
- As General Manager responsible for all functions including marketing, sales, finance, HR, IT and operations, I recruited and coached high-quality sales teams that achieved exceptional results in 2 most recent companies.
- Over 28 years’ experience in product and process manufacturing industries in the UK, Middle East, Australia and New Zealand, in roles from Cost Accountant to CEO., including systems specification and implementation, inventory mgt. and warehousing.
- For the last 10 years, I have run my own business coaching and consulting company working with Business Owners and CEOs to resolve their current problems & to sustainably grow their business by creating a written Strategic Plan and implementing a Customised 2-Year “Business Growth Plan”.
- My extensive experience and achievements during my corporate career with over 20 years at “C” level in businesses of all sizes, has enabled me to offer Business Mentoring & Coaching services to ambitious Business owners & Senior executives in companies of all sizes.
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My Key Skills and Experience Include:
- The vision to see the “big picture” coupled with the ability to master the detail that drives a business.
- Strategic thinking, corporate restructuring and change management experience and skills.
- Understanding how to evolve businesses to achieve ongoing sustainable growth and profitability.
- Extensive experience and skills in the preparation and ongoing implementation of long-term strategic plans.
- High level financial management and reporting experience and skills.
- Successfully completed a number of mergers & acquisitions, business divestments and management buyouts.
- Business systems implementations and upgrades have been a special area of expertise leading successful implementations across all functions from ERP, SAP and MRP2 to bespoke industry specific systems.
- Developed high level skills in both written and oral communication
My broad expertise and experience has enabled me to provide strong and effective leadership and a comprehensive depth of mentoring and coaching to work colleagues at all levels.
Commitment and enthusiasm are characteristics that I bring to every role I accept, and I always give 100% to the companies I work with.
Bringing the ability to see the “big picture,” Leadership, strategic thinking, corporate restructuring and change management skills, as well as my financial and operational experience and expertise to existing and new business ventures, makes me a valuable resource for Business owners and CEO’s.
I always apply my personal core values in my business activities: honesty, integrity, trustworthiness, compassion and helping other people to be the best they can possibly be, are always paramount considerations.
If you believe I might be able to assist you, to work with you to take your business and personal life to the next level, and you would like to learn more, just click on the button below to:
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Or you can send me a text message with a brief explanation of what you need help with, and I will call you back for an initial chat within 24 hours. My mobile number is 0418 277 137