|Job Title||Managing Director|
|Member Since||30 Mar 2009|
|Areas of Expertise||E-commerce, Online Customer Service|
Main Board Director with 20 years international general experience within blue-chip healthcare and fmcg companies including Bausch & Lomb, Johnson & Johnson, and Unilever. 8 years as a Senior Consultant for management consultancy firms Price Waterhouse and Gemini Consulting.
Over 14 years experience of delivering profitable growth within the optical market for major contact lens manufacturers and spectacle lens companies.
Established one of the UK’s leading independent provider of contact lens home delivery, e-commerce, consultancy and direct debit services to the optical market. Launched profitable e-commerce optical retail business under the “Posh Eyes” name which is now growing at over 40% p.a.
Transformed underperforming Johnson & Johnson operation into a world-class enterprise. Received accolade of Best Customer Service Organisation in UK, and Best Supply Chain Organisation in Europe for two successive years.
Member of Board at Johnson & Johnson which achieved consistent double digit business growth between 1996 & 2000. Introduced several industry ”firsts” - first contact lens manufacturer to launch B2B and B2C e-commerce, and first to introduce a direct to consumer channel of trade.
Education and Qualifications
BSc (Hons.) in Engineering Production from the University of Birmingham
MBA from Cranfield School of Management and The University of Washington, U.S.A.
Diploma in Marketing