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Chris Wortley Portfolio
Chris Wortley Portfolio
Chris Wortley Portfolio
Chris Wortley Portfolio
Chris Wortley Portfolio
Chris Wortley Portfolio
Chris Wortley Portfolio
Chris Wortley Portfolio
Chris Wortley Portfolio
Chris Wortley Portfolio
Chris Wortley Portfolio
Chris Wortley Portfolio
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Chris Wortley Portfolio


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A presentation of me as a person in the world of business

A presentation of me as a person in the world of business

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  • 1. Chris Wortley MBA General Manager with Multi Site leadership Skills
  • 2. Profile
    • Result’s focused General Manager
    • Significant leadership experience of multi site operation’s
    • Business development skills
    • Retail, Banking & Business Process Outsourcing
    • Building, Leading & Developing large teams
    • +1000 people across multiple sites
    • People focused and collegiate
    • Delivered sales in excess of £60m, exceeding sales & profit targets by up to 55%
    • In 2008 Chris doubled the size of his client portfolio within the public sector
  • 3. My Companies
  • 4. Adding Value
    • Building high performing teams
    • Develops teams of results focused individuals
    • Retains only the best and enables them to deliver exceptional customer experiences levering their personality with greater awareness of customer needs
    • Providing clear direction and motivation
    • Enabling business transformation from loss making positions
    • Identifying best practice, Setting shared goals & inspiring teams to exceed targets and encouraging a “one team” culture
    • Identifies key issues & “cut through” to make business profitable
    • Leading change through people
    • Working in multi discipline teams of Senior Managers identifying future strategic direction
    • Designing and implementing new reward strategies works at board level and delivers a great “Day job”
  • 5. Career History
    • APCOA
    • July 2005 to Present,
    • General Manager reporting to MD
    • Operating within the On-Street sector. Providing Outsourced Traffic Enforcement Solutions to Local Government Clients
    • Barclay’s Bank
    • March 2004 to June 2005
    • Head of Sales, Small Business, Norfolk
    • Managing a team of 20 Sales Development Managers, with a portfolio value of over £1bn and 6,000 customers
    • Henley Business School
    • Dec 2002-December 2003
    • Gap Year, undertaking a full time MBA
    • WH Smith Travel
    • 1999- 2002
    • Regional Operations Manager, Northern & Central England
    • Waterstones
    • 1993-1999
    • Regional Manager, Central London and Eastern England
    • 1992-1993 Area Manager, East Anglia
    • Allied Carpets
    • 1989 to 1992
    • 1991-1992 Brand Development Manager
    • 1989 to 1991 Area Manager
  • 6. Life Long Learning
    • Master of Business Administration
    • Henley Business School 2004
    • http://www.which-
    • Diploma in Management Studies
    • Kingston University, Business School 1990
    • Prince 2 Project Manager, Practitioner Level
    • July 2008
  • 7. Memberships
    • Association of MBA’s
    • New Zealand Association of MBA’s
    • Alumni-Henley Business School
    • Project Management Practioners
  • 8. Personal Development
    • ESADE Business School
    • Barcelona; Spain
    • January 2003, Assignment-Sony
    • Terry Business School
    • Atlanta, Georgia; USA.
    • April 2003. Assignment P&G
    • Melbourne Business School
    • Australia, August 2003
    • Assignment Toyota
    • MBA Dissertation 2004
    • “ Retail Brands & how they can be levered to attract the Younger consumer
    • Transformational Leadership and Coaching
    • 2001,Six month in house training at W H Smith
  • 9. Consultancy
    • Internal Consultancy Projects
    • Allied Carpets
    • Brand Repositioning-12 Months
    • Waterstones
    • Reformatting of merged businesses-6 Months
    • W H Smith
    • Future facing group strategy project-9 Months
  • 10. Community Involvement
    • 1997-2000
    • Worked with parents of teenagers with behavioural difficulties, helping them with their parenting skills
    • 2004
    • Undertook a strategic review with a team of Vice Principals in the community education sector. This review prepared them to bid for funding from the Learning and Skills Council for their project
    • 2005
    • Mentored a team of sixth form Economics students to run a business as part of a Young Enterprise programme
  • 11. Personal Details
    • Marital status
    • Married to Marie, who is an ICT Development Manager within Education, responsible for setting up the first interactive themed children's computer facility in UK
    • Children
    • 1 Son, Alex aged 18 years. He is head boy at his school and was recently awarded student of the year
    • Health & Fitness
    • Of good Health, Recent full screening. Non-Smoker,
    • Full; Clean, driving license
    • Activities
    • Cook for friends and family, personal fitness Training, swimming, scuba diving & supporting Leicester City FC
  • 12. Career Aspirations
    • Board level Director
    • Divisional Director
    • Country Managing Director
    • Managing/Executive Consultant
    • Internationally Mobile
  • 13. Contact Details Thank you for taking the time to learn about me If you would like to learn more then please contact me on: Mobile 00 44 (0) 7918 162 465 E mail [email_address]