Andrew Marsh, Chief Executive Coaching | Vistage | Northumberland
Chair Bio

Andrew Marsh

Northumberland & The North East, Vistage Chair

Andrew’s background spans both the public and private sectors, with 20 years’ experience as a Managing Director for companies in everything from engineering & manufacturing, to technology services. Having led multi-million pound P&Ls, Andrew is a renowned specialist in business transformation with an impressive track record of repeatedly creating sustainable growth. Andrew is setting up a new chief executive coaching group in the North East, to provide support, challenge and development for CEOs, MDs and business owners from a wide range of non-competing industries.

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Recently, Andrew has also started his own ventures – launching a new online travel brand, and numerous loyalty & payment cards aimed specifically at small to medium businesses. He has also led several M&A integrations, unifying companies into one seamless high performing businesses. As a Non-Executive Director and Business mentor for several companies across the North East, Andrew’s expertise is in strengthening the links between strategy and execution.

Andrew’s assertion for enhancing a business’ competitive position is to put its people first, investing in the development of their skills and capabilities. As with any successful transformation, this must be driven from the top. To grow the business, one must grow the leader. This central philosophy has prompted Andrew to get more involved with local business leaders with the aim of contributing to their continuous professional development.

For more information on the Vistage chief executive coaching programme please feel free to contact Andrew directly. Alternatively, we often have events that you can come along to in order to sample what Vistage has to offer.

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Types of Group run by this Chair

Successful leaders combine good business sense with inspiration, guidance and unwavering authority. Connect with up to 16 peers from a diverse range of non-competitive businesses and backgrounds in this one-of-a-kind peer advisory and executive leadership development program.

The Vistage Chief Executive Program creates a unique environment that provides each member with individual insight, coaching, strategies and leadership skills to help you make better decisions and achieve better results for your company. Harness the power of a group of fellow executives all driven to do the best for themselves and their peers.

We tailor each Vistage private advisory group to ensure that each member get the maximum benefit possible.

We have specific groups for CEOs/MDs running larger SME business (typically £3-£50m); executives running smaller businesses (typically £1-3m); key executives who report to a CEO/MD; and for organisations that wish to bring Vistage inside their organisation for all their senior management team. Find out more about the different Vistage group offerings

Designed specifically for business leaders running smaller businesses, Vistage provides you with insights, strategies and leadership development you need to achieve better results and fast-track your growing company. Imagine the power of leveraging the experience of other small business leaders with a diverse range of industries and backgrounds in a private and intimate setting - all with small business coaching in mind.  No fluff, just real issues and real results.

Who holds you to account? Who helps you make better-informed business decisions? Who helps deliver new innovative ideas? Who challenges you? Who keeps you on track for growth and success? It’s hard to lead. A Vistage Small Business Group helps you grow the business you’ve always wanted.

We have specific groups for CEOs/MDs running larger SME business (typically £3-£50m); executives running smaller businesses (typically £1-3m); key executives who report to a CEO/MD; and for organisations that wish to bring Vistage inside their organisation for all their senior management team. Find out more about the different Vistage group offerings