October 22nd, 2015
Aidan is a results-driven and professional Managing Director with extensive experience in general management, track record of sales growth, marketing strategies, account management, performance improvement, business transformation and health and safety. A strong leader with exceptional relationship management and people management capabilities, ensuring a consistently motivated team and a successful service delivery at all times.
Business turnaround: Led the process of combining two separate but interdependent businesses who didn’t get on to become one group, by improving standards in both businesses, standardising processes and procedures, Changing the Health and safety culture and obtained CHaS accreditation for the contracting arm. Improving sales volume to nearly double the business and turned from loss to profit.
Production Improvement: Improved communications, set realistic targets, implemented Capacity Planning, resolved many long standing issues to improve on time performance from 74% to 96%.
Relocation: Relocated a sales office 300 miles, employing and training a complete new team in 4 months. Improved utilisation of IT, reduced headcount by 20% and improving responsiveness by 2 days.
Interim Management: Managed the business to relieve pressure from the owner. In the process increased sales 20% in 7 months, launched new products, standardised product training, found and stopped fraud, and made the company legally compliant in a number of areas.
2013-Current Managing Director, The Consultancy Company
2008-2011 Managing Director, Energys Group
2007 – Interim Managing Director, Shaftesbury Shutters
1997 – 2006 General Manager, Marketing and R&D Manager, Health Safety and Environmental Forum Leader, Marley/ Aliaxis Group
1991-1997 Senior Product Manager, Production Turnaround, Customer Service Manager, Draeger Ltd
Diploma in Marketing Chartered Institute of Marketing HNC in Business and Finance Southampton institute
Health and Safety IOSH
Advanced Development Programme London Business School