Chris Charnock

North West, Vistage Chair

Chris Charnock has been a successful Vistage Chairman since 2002. He joined the ranks of Vistage Chairmen after spending over three years as a member of the Vistage 22 group in Yorkshire.

Chris is also the Principal of Chartside Associates, and an expert Executive Coach and Mentor. Chartside specialise in helping Organisations, Teams and Individuals to turn ‘Vision’ into tangible Business Results.

Vistage members find that the peer advisory and leadership development training we provide has a profound effect on their growth as a leader. Not surprisingly, our members soon discover that their companies also experience significant growth as a direct result their executive coach.

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Executive Coach & Business Mentor

Prior to launching Chartside, Chris was Managing Director of The Rocom Group, the UK’s largest telecoms distributor, where he re-engineered the Group’s activities, right-sizing and re-building the organisation in order to enhance market share and profitability.

Chris’s early career was as a Navigating Officer in the Merchant Navy. In 1988, he joined Mercury Communications, where he held a number of Sales & General Management positions, before playing a leadership role in Mercury Communications’ Cultural Change Programme, ‘Imagine Mercury ’97’.

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