Jeff is a senior leader in consumer goods businesses/ FMCG, especially food, on a national and international basis, encompassing both brand and own-label. His career has been at Managing Director level with some of the UK’s best-known food companies (Bernard Matthews, Northern Foods, Fox’s Biscuits), but he also has significant experience in leading early-stage businesses. His track record includes a number of successful turnarounds, as well as mergers, acquisitions, integration, and disposals. He is very experienced in dealing with retailers in the UK and internationally. He’s worked in an unusually wide variety of ownership structures, including private ownership, which has given him a broad perspective. /His blue-chip background is in senior marketing and sales roles with some of the world’s leading consumer goods companies (Colgate, Mars, Cow & Gate/ Milupa). He has developed and launched a number of successful new brands and opened new channels to market, in this country and around the world.
Jeff is also experienced as a Non-Executive, in the NHS, in Higher and Further Education, and as a Charity Trustee. He’s currently involved with advising/coaching/ mentoring a number of SMEs in different consumer goods markets.
- Business Development
- Human Resources
- Operations and Production
- Sales & Marketing
- Advertising, PR & Media
- Business & Financial Services
- Healthcare, Medical & Pharmaceutical
- Industrial, Chemical & Engineering
- Mining, forestry & paper
- Retail & Consumer Goods