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Established entrepreneur and business leader historically operating in the technology and services sectors. Currently CEO of Axell Wireless a leading global provider of wireless coverage solutions. Previously was CEO of Redstone plc, a LSE quoted communications services provider with approx £80m of revenues and 500 staff. Became CEO in 2001 to lead the turnaround and restructuring of the group. Prior to Redstone in 1995 formed and led a 3i backed management buy in of two companies to create Fastnet Group, that became one of the UK's leading network services companies. Sold Fastnet to Redstone in 2000 for £40m cash.
Led an MBI in 2007 of Aerial Facilities Ltd backed by ECI Partners a major British private equity group. AFL is one the globes leading providers of wireless coverage solutions supporting standards such as GSM/UMTS/Tetra/Tetrapol/WiFi/WiMax etc. Subsequently acquired and integrated major European rival Avitec AB from Sweden resulting in the group becoming the 3rd largest global manufacturer of coverage systems with a substational international presence. The business has now been rebranded as Axell Wireless with circa 300 staff and revenues approaching $100m.
Highly experienced in corporate finance, strategy, and general management. Interested in both start up and developing businesses across many sectors either from an advisory/non exec/private investor/fund raising perspective. Particularly interested in meeting ambitious and competant management teams.
SpecialtiesTurnaounds and restucturing businesses
Business strategy and developing associated business & financial plans
Coaching & growing management teams
Mergers, Acquistions, Sales
Corporate Finance involving either private or public money
Sales & Marketing Strategy & Implementation