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Will Westley

Manufacturing Growth Manager for Shropshire

Shropshire Manufacturing Growth Programme

Supporting Manufacturing SMEs throughout Shropshire to grow by identifying, understanding and removing barriers to growth.

Deploying growthMapper, a comprehensive business diagnostic tool and creating action plans for growth and improvement.

Securing external support for the business to deliver the plan and provide grant funding to assist the business with their costs.

Supporting the business and consultants to ensure a successful delivery of the plan.

I am a Strategic Leader and Executive Mentor specialising in business performance improvement and Operational Excellence. A Turnaround Specialist at C+ level.

I have over 30 years’ board level business leadership experience in Manufacturing, Technology, Telecoms and Services.

I am an accomplished strategist who delivers sustainable stakeholder value. I deliver Leadership, Vision and clarity to achieve profit optimisation.

I have a reputation for leading in complex business environments.

My extensive experience includes building and selling my own Manufacturing and Managed Telecoms businesses and the mobilisation of new technology business ventures for private equity shareholders.

Where you need a rapid solution, vision, clear strategy and decisive leadership, l will apply my skills to deliver service excellence and accelerated growth.

My influencing and communication abilities are a particular strength, simultaneously binding and driving businesses at many different layers and effectively executing the business strategy

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