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Alex Thornton
Managing Director
Curriculum Veto Cover letter
A strong and focused leader,with the ability to motivate and mentor to get maximum results from the team. Managed the
P & L to ensure best financial results for the company, directors and the board.
Understands the need for growth of the business through new business development and customer retention. With a
strategic ability to see opportunities in new markets and verticals with the added experience and capabilities ofbeing able
to directto overachieve expectations and goals. Strong negotiation and communicationskills,listens,analyses and makes
informed decision. Backed up with passion and confidence. Ability to present professionally.
With real responsibilities and authority in:
1. Business Strategy & Management
2. Financing, assuming full accountability
3. Building and maintaining effective teams
4. Making difficult decisions and implementing necessary changes
5. Implementing policy,procedures and processes and ensuring constant conformance to the highest standards.
6. Regular review of the operational performance and strategic direction
7. Review company structure and recommend changes as required
Been responsiblefor budgets and keeping within thosebudgets and to reduce overheads whileincreasing margin.Identify
strengths and weaknesses in teams and departments and to implementchange for improvement.Increasing sales cycles
and ratios. Writing and ensuring company policy and procedures are introduced to increase company productivity, time
managementand resources. Implementand monitored sales and marketing activities and to develop the marketing,sales
and business plan for the company, to increase branding and awareness to strengthen presence, position and status in
the market. Analyses market, competition and product/technology development to ensure maintaining leadership in the
market and customer retention. Ensures full customer satisfaction through pre and post sales activities, m eeting the
customer and market needs and demands in an ever changing industry.
Proven track record of starting from set-up to profitable company, managing teams across the entire company, Sales,
Marketing, Finance, Admin/HR, Engineering, R & D. Led the product launch of new products. Recruiting staff, setting
targets and their training while ensuring all staffunderstands and follows the company policy, processes and procedures.
During my service in HM Forces Army, I had to lead to teams and make decision on the current situation on the ground
under extreme conditions.Maintain discipline structure man managementsoldiers.Ensure the completion and instruction
of task and orders. Able to report accurately on situation that were ever changing and demanding wh ile assessing and
analysing the environment and situation. A leader with hands on approach.
Actively involved with the Army reserves, military training instructor with Army Cadets holding the rank of Sargent and
awaiting selectionfor commission.Driven bypersonal advancementand learning.Takes on and thrives on new challenges
and respected within marketas an expert in the field of security and thermal imaging systems.Regularlyprovides market
analysis information for market research papers.

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  • 1. Alex Thornton Managing Director Curriculum Veto Cover letter A strong and focused leader,with the ability to motivate and mentor to get maximum results from the team. Managed the P & L to ensure best financial results for the company, directors and the board. Understands the need for growth of the business through new business development and customer retention. With a strategic ability to see opportunities in new markets and verticals with the added experience and capabilities ofbeing able to directto overachieve expectations and goals. Strong negotiation and communicationskills,listens,analyses and makes informed decision. Backed up with passion and confidence. Ability to present professionally. With real responsibilities and authority in: 1. Business Strategy & Management 2. Financing, assuming full accountability 3. Building and maintaining effective teams 4. Making difficult decisions and implementing necessary changes 5. Implementing policy,procedures and processes and ensuring constant conformance to the highest standards. 6. Regular review of the operational performance and strategic direction 7. Review company structure and recommend changes as required Been responsiblefor budgets and keeping within thosebudgets and to reduce overheads whileincreasing margin.Identify strengths and weaknesses in teams and departments and to implementchange for improvement.Increasing sales cycles and ratios. Writing and ensuring company policy and procedures are introduced to increase company productivity, time managementand resources. Implementand monitored sales and marketing activities and to develop the marketing,sales and business plan for the company, to increase branding and awareness to strengthen presence, position and status in the market. Analyses market, competition and product/technology development to ensure maintaining leadership in the market and customer retention. Ensures full customer satisfaction through pre and post sales activities, m eeting the customer and market needs and demands in an ever changing industry. Proven track record of starting from set-up to profitable company, managing teams across the entire company, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Admin/HR, Engineering, R & D. Led the product launch of new products. Recruiting staff, setting targets and their training while ensuring all staffunderstands and follows the company policy, processes and procedures. During my service in HM Forces Army, I had to lead to teams and make decision on the current situation on the ground under extreme conditions.Maintain discipline structure man managementsoldiers.Ensure the completion and instruction of task and orders. Able to report accurately on situation that were ever changing and demanding wh ile assessing and analysing the environment and situation. A leader with hands on approach. Actively involved with the Army reserves, military training instructor with Army Cadets holding the rank of Sargent and awaiting selectionfor commission.Driven bypersonal advancementand learning.Takes on and thrives on new challenges and respected within marketas an expert in the field of security and thermal imaging systems.Regularlyprovides market analysis information for market research papers.