Gary is an SME Executive Coach with over 30 years’ experience as a Managing Director, CEO and Chairman. Running both large and SME, private and public companies from start up to $750 million turnover. Gary has led teams of 70 sales and over 600 product development and marketing staff within the technology sector, including: business application software, SAAS, ERP, CRM, Digital Agencies and Spend Management. Working within the UK, Europe and USA utilising global direct and indirect channels.
Gary spent over a decade at JBA moving from a pre-sales consultant role to ultimately joining the main board as Managing Director. In that time the company went public and grew from $3m to $750m turnover with 40-60% annual growth in a few short years.
Focused on company, product and channel strategy to drive growth, Gary has experience of acquisitions, mergers, fund raising, IPOs and trade sales. As well as his leadership roles, Gary has spent the last ten years coaching and mentoring other leaders as either a non-exec chairman or as a business coach and mentor. With a Post Graduate DMS, FRSA, and NLP coaching diploma Gary has also written a book on
‘Sniper Fire Marketing’ published on Amazon.
Most business leaders would agree that non-executive directors can enhance a company’s performance and offer truly valuable insight on multiple levels. Even better is having access to that kind of experience and leadership but on a much bigger scale. Imagine having 1,000s of chief executives and Industry experts on hand to workshop real-world business and personal issues as they arise. That’s what we offer within our Vistage Groups.
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.
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