Bill

 Name
Bill

 Position
Advisor / Mentor

 Location
Gloucestershire / UK

Big Business Experience

Trelleborg

Doncasters

Small Business Experience

Cheltenham Tool Co

Helander Precision

Summary

An experienced Senior Director, operating at Board level, with over 30 years experience in Engineering and Technology industries and a track record of scaling-up and transforming businesses.

Experienced both with private equity backed SMEs and large companies, I have worked with businesses from £1.5M to over £25+M, and scaled-up each within a developed strategy.

Creating a strong business strategy, with a consultative style to enable the team to perform, I bring strong operational experience whilst also planning strategically for major cultural change; resulting in significant improvements in financial performance and value generation

Qualifications

  • BSc – Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • DMS – Diploma Management Studies
  • Cranfield School of Management – Strategic Leadership
  • Member Institute Engineering & Technology
  • Price Waterhouse trained – Kawasaki Production System
  • Boeing trained – Advanced Quality Systems

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Strategy development integrating Vision & Mission
  • Value development with P&L and cost control
  • Leadership & High Performing team development
  • Scale-up of business and team
  • Sales growth and revenue development
  • Operational Excellence – KPIs, planning and best practice
  • Supply-Chain development
  • LEAN & cellular techniques & implementation
  • Major Project implementation & delivery

Experience

30+ years business experience, with 10+ years at Board level

Operated within Engineering/Technology markets for large PLCs and small SMEs

Specialised in SME development, scaling-up through significant sales growth, creating and executing fit-for-purpose strategies

Leadership development

Team coaching & mentoring

Corporate governance

Business transformation

Business Turnaround

Change Management

Operational excellence

Major Project definition & delivery

Strategic supplier excellence

Disaster recovery/Risk and Business Continuity Planning

Strategic budget development

Customer Relationship Management

New Product Introduction development

Business systems development and integration

New manufacturing facility negotiation and implementation with operational transfer