Christopher Knollys  
 

Christopher Knollys
Knollys Consulting Ltd
23 Ethelden Road
London
W12 7BG
Tel: 0208 2226754
Fax: 07092 840585
Mobile:
07949 026223

Email:
christopher.knollys@ibd-uk.com  
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Core Disciplines
Sales & Marketing
General
Management
Finance
 
 
 
Key Skills & Services:

Sales and marketing-oriented MD with proven track record at transforming the performance of manufacturing businesses and at researching, developing & implementing growth and market entry strategies, particularly with investors and bankers in mind:

 

Sales and marketing: marketing strategy and plans, growing top-line sales profitably, new business development, key account management, improving customer service and customer retention

 

Growth and market entry strategies: growth strategies, new market entry reviews and plans, establishing performance management system/KPIs, identifying potential acquisitions / partners

 

Understanding customers and markets better: B2B market research (primary and secondary), market customer satisfaction surveys, customer and supplier referencing, commercial and market due diligence

 

Finding investment, finance or selling your business: business plans for banks and investors, exit strategy and preparation for sale, succession planning, identify potential investors / buyers of your business, M&A

 

Career Background:

As MD, transformed and doubled the size of a building products and services company from simple distributor to a full-service business capable of winning and delivering complex value-added projects and ongoing service contracts.

 

Director of a niche strategy consultancy that helps private equity firms, banks and companies evaluate current performance & growth potential of acquisitions / investments, enter new markets and improve performance. 

 

Track record in sales & marketing, strategic change and operational improvement at industrial firms and Ernst & Young Corporate Finance.  Major change projects include Total Quality Management and Total Customer Service.

 
Industry sectors: Building products, security products, support services, manufacturing

Qualifications:

         Approved UKTI advisor supporting inward investors with entering and operating in the UK

         MBA (University of Westminster Business School)

         Diploma in Marketing and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)

         BA in Law & Sociology (University of Exeter)

 

Comments:

Sales & marketing and growth strategy specialist
   
 
 

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