LUKE O'KEEFFE

LUKE O’KEEFFE

Luke O’Keeffe
South West

 

PROFILE

Luke O’Keeffe
NXD Non-Exec

Luke is an experienced senior executive in industrial manufacturing with successful business turnaround experience in SME’s as well as Operations improvement at over 50 chemical manufacturing sites globally. He has provided leadership in strategy formulation for businesses in a range of industrial sectors, e.g. construction products, industrial consumables, engineered minerals, paint, paper, polymer composites. Luke focuses on delivering sustainable and beneficial results from strategy implementation – whether in operations (especially Lean Manufacturing), supply chain, business development, new product development or organizational design.

Luke has been Managing Director of two companies in the UK, Head of R&D in another and VP Global Operations for a NYSE-listed Corporate – all operating in intensely competitive business-to-business market places. Luke has successful entrepreneurial experience, having set up and grown a successful business supplying specialist products to the construction industry. This includes setting up international Joint Ventures and growing UK to Europe export sales. He joined NXD to pursue his passion of helping small and medium sized businesses to significantly improve their performance.

SPECIALIST QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Business Development
  • Operations and Production
SECTORS:
  • Industrial, Chemical & Engineering
  • Manufacturing