Six of the Best Summer 2020

Ashton Gray has an extensive database of high calibre candidates who are looking for their next move.  The database includes Finance Directors and Financial Controllers, Chief Executives, Commercial Directors, Operations Directors, HR Specialists, Business Development Specialists, and General Managers who between them have covered a vast array of roles in a highly diverse spread of sectors.

The following six have recently approached Ashton Gray and are actively seeking their next challenge:

 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE / OPERATIONS & FINANCE DIRECTOR

FCA.  High calibre senior leader with IPO experience across several international markets.  Has built and led operations in the UK and overseas and demonstrated ability across multiple sectors.  Excellent background in driving value for business owners.  Entrepreneurial, commercial and stacks of common sense.

MARKETING / COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR

Excellent track record of delivering exceptional results across a varied B2C portfolio including industry leading household names.  Strong leadership and team builder with a reputation for transforming brands and driving profitable growth.  Expertise includes multi-site, multi-channel, digital transformation, e-commerce, CRM and strategic partnerships.

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR / CONSULTANCY

Strong business development and full P&L experience in a broad range of industries including defence and marine in the UK and internationally.  More recently has worked with fast growth SMEs to drive profitability.  Now looking to build a portfolio of NXD appointments coupled with consultancy work.

MANAGING DIRECTOR / FINANCE DIRECTOR

ACA who has successfully transformed under-performing businesses and led them through significant change including rapid expansion, financial distress, disposals and M&A.  Strong financial, negotiation, and leadership skills.  Varied sector expertise working predominantly in privately owned businesses.

FINANCE DIRECTOR

FCCA whose breadth of experience includes M&A, refinancing, tax, restructuring and pensions plus IT and procurement.   Strong leadership and team management skills with an enthusiasm to build and motivate.  Hands-on and an eye for detail whilst having input to strategy and leading change.

FINANCE DIRECTOR / FP&A

ACA with first time passes with Big 4 firm.   Many years’ experience within high profile financial services organisations in senior financial roles, including FP&A operations.  A member of executive teams has determined and led strategic implementation together with efficiencies and systems improvements.  Has successfully built and led large teams and managed significant budgets.

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