Managing director, K3 Retail
Career so far
I have been sales and marketing director at CP Business Solutions, COO and divisional managing director of K3 BTG, director of Alpha Landsteinar, sales and marketing director at Maginus Software Solution and now managing director of K3 Retail.
What was your first job and were you any good at it? I have always been enterprising and when I was about eight I started washing cars in the neighbourhood.
Who was your top teenage pin-up?
I was a Tiswas fan and had a bit of a teenage crush on Sally James.
My colleagues won't know this about me but...
I would have loved to have been a footballer but am content being the No 1 Arsenal fan.
What is your favourite snack?
I try to avoid snacking but I can't resist the occasional bag of cheese and onion crisps.
What has been your career high point to date?
Coming back to K3 Retail at a time of massive growth and investment in our product offering.
Has 2013 been good, bad or ugly?
It's been a challenging year but the upturn in the market is encouraging and I look forward to a very good 2014.
What do you say when asked at a party what you do for a living?
That I'm the managing director of the UK's leading provider of IT solutions to retailers.
If I wasn't working in the channel I would probably be... a business consultant advising companies on how to achieve their potential.
What will be the channel's biggest challenge in 2014?
Ensuring that retailers are able to keep pace with the anytime, anywhere product demands of consumers.
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