CEO and General Manager
Business Development/Change Leadership
Peter Beverley holds an MBA from INSEAD, and after working
for McKinsey in the UK, Europe and Australia, held senior
Marketing and Business Development roles in retail, telecoms
and business services organisations.
Peter has had considerable success including an 18 month
assignment as Interim Chief Executive Officer of an e-Commerce
business, a subsidiary of a well known retail bank. His broad
remit included growing the team from 30 to 100 and transforming
the company culture into that of a fast moving market pioneer.
Whilst ensuring continued sponsorship from the parent company,
Peter also raised an $80m round of external equity finance
to achieve independence. He championed and led a sales and
business development team to win significant global contracts
and raised the profile of the venture through media appearances
and speaking opportunities.
Human Resources Director
Post Merger Integration
After a permanent career which included international roles
at a senior level in a number of well known multinationals,
including British Airways, the BAT Group, Del Monte and Reebok,
Richard became a professional Interim Executive in the mid
An example of where his considerable skills and experience
were utilised on an interim basis was an assignment with a
major global pharmaceutical company. The brief was to integrate
the global R&D functions of both companies post-merger.
Richard successfully completed this, including introducing
a new competence framework to provide a strategic HR platform,
implementing common grade structures globally and overseeing
the recruitment of 150 scientists.
Other assignments have included a joint venture start-up
in the Middle East, a spell as HR Director of a major retailer,
setting up an e-Commerce subsidiary for a major airline and
telecoms projects involving significant organisational change.
Alan Catling is an experienced CEO/General Manager with a
strong consumer marketing background gained in fashion and
luxury brands, retailing, advertising and packaged goods,
including extensive international experience in companies
such as Young & Rubicam, Courtaulds and Inchcape. Alan
has wide ranging knowledge and experience of the far East
and US markets and has run complex, multi-divisional sales
and marketing operations in organisations where turnover exceeded
As interim Chief Operating Officer of a London based B2Bdot.com,
Alan was responsible both for operations and preparing the
company for re-financing. He led the restructuring which involved
a 50% headcount reduction and the closure of three overseas
offices. He also developed corporate business accounts, introduced
“productised services”, and was key in re-financing
negotiations with VCs and strategic investors.
Human Resources Director
Hilary is an experienced senior Interim HR Director. She
began her career in the Ford Motor Company and has worked
for a number of well known companies in the financial, IT,
service and manufacturing sectors.
As an interim executive she has led a culture change programme
enabling a major division of a large public sector organisation
to operate successfully in the more competitive private sector.
Working closely with the board, she designed and implemented
an organisation development strategy to focus resources on
new corporate targets and to identify, retain and motivate
key people across the business. The assignment involved delivering
an initial programme of change workshops, policy design and
implementation of long-term processes for learning, talent
development, succession and performance management.
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