John is an experienced Director, having filled many roles in Operations, Finance and Commercial management. He has wide experience of successfully creating new operating models to improve financial outcomes covering many sectors including manufacturing/engineering, supply chain, leisure, healthcare and professional services.
John sets out to help owners of SMEs identify realistic goals and then take the necessary steps to deliver them. Where lenders or outside investors are involved, he also has experience of balancing each party’s interests to achieve an optimal outcome.
A recent example of the type of value John can deliver was for a construction industry client which engaged John as MD to lead a restructuring and performance improvement programme with a view to offering the business for sale. Turnover grew by 80% to £12m and EBITDA increased from £50k to £1.2m enabling a trade sale to be successfully completed at a profit multiple of 8.