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Co-operative Group

“I have helped the Co-op on a number of occasions across a variety of their businesses and functions.” 2 major assignments with the Co-op were leading their supply chain transformation programme following the acquisition of Somerfield and leading their cultural change programme to support the relaunch and rebranding of the group. Programme Director – Supply Chain[…]

Arco

“I’ve supported Arco, the B2B safety products retailer, on a number of assignments including a period as interim Change & IT Director” Arco is the UK’s number one provider of workplace safety products & services.  With over 60 stores and sales offices across the UK, this family-owned B2B retailer turns over around £300m each year (as at 2015).[…]

Morrisons

“I consulted with Morrisons on a variety of digital initiatives, including leading the design & delivery of a major CRM programme.” Morrisons is the 4th largest supermarket in the UK with a turnover in excess of £15bn pa and around 500 stores.  Following acquisition of Safeway in 2004 and the ensuing integration and changes in[…]

E.ON

“I’ve worked with E.ON on a large number of consulting, coaching and interim assignments over a period spanning several years.” E.ON UK is the UK business of the global power and gas business, is the second largest electricity retailer in the UK with a 24% market share. E.ON sells electricity and gas to consumer and business[…]

Eureka!

“I enjoyed supporting this premier attraction as a Trustee and Non-exec Chair of its Trading Board.” Eureka! The Museum for Children retains the well deserved reputation as the premier educational children’s attraction and museum in the UK.  Based in Halifax and registered as a charity, Eureka! operates both the attraction itself in addition to a variety of[…]

The Food Ferry

“I supported the directors of this online retailer with the turnaround and sale of their business.” The Food Ferry were a niche online retailer, providing customers with grocery and gourmet products.  With a range of online and offline ordering mechanisms and delivery within London through its own fleet of vehicles and outside of London via courier,[…]

IBM & SGA

“I’ve supported IBM, coaching & mentoring their account management executives, helping them adopt an SGA sales methodology” Stackhouse Garber Associates Inc is one of the United States’ premier leadership development consulting practices, with operations spanning the globe and an impressive client list. IBM Is a global services group, operating in the technology and business consulting[…]

WHSmith

“I led WHSmith Direct through the most significant period of business change in its history, delivering step change improvement in sales and profit performance”   In April 2003, I was engaged to lead WHSmith Direct through this period of significant business change and opportunity. This would allow the main board director responsible for the business to focus[…]

Asda Wal-Mart

“Following a 10 year career in a variety of senior management roles, I’ve continued to consult with Asda on occasional projects.” Asda is the second largest supermarket retailer in the UK with annual sales of around £20 billion and almost 200,000 employees.  The business became part of the largest retailer in the world, Wal-mart Inc, in[…]

Coaching, Mentoring & Other Clients

“Individual clients whom I coach and mentor expect and receive total confidentiality” I have worked with a great many individuals, over 1000 business leaders and managers, in my 30 year career to date.  Many of these have been coached and mentored by me during that , as I myself have benefited from similar support from[…]