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In The Beginning There Was

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In The Beginning There Was

  1. 1. In the beginning there was…<br />
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  3. 3. First ever graduate placement for company<br />Joined the Blown Fibre Division<br />Learnt B2C marketing at the sharp end manning the Ideal Home Exhibition for a month<br />Mapped UK market potential for future development building own model<br />Trained to install and survey to gain customer insight<br />Rockwool signed up to further placement students<br />http://www.rockwool.co.uk/<br />
  4. 4. Then there was…<br />
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  6. 6. Graduate Marketer<br />FMCG sales and marketing training<br />Managed Kent sales area<br />Invited to join full time based on performance<br />http://www.gsk.com/<br />
  7. 7. Then there was…<br />
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  9. 9. NPD Assistant promoted to Commercial Product Manager<br />Now part of Tarkett<br />B2B, B2C and Specification markets<br />Formed partnerships with Laura Ashley and Marks and Spencer<br />New UK markets were created selling products at a premium of over 55% to what had previously been ever achieved and the company finally broke into lucrative export markets and specialist interior design<br />http://www.tarkett-commercial.com/uk/<br />
  10. 10. Before I was headhunted to…<br />
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  12. 12. Group Product Manager<br />Now part of Kohler<br />B2B, B2C and Specification markets<br />Took responsibility for a new product sector, power showers and event managing the largest ever launch in its core mixer shower market. <br />NPD to create the offer and above and below line activity to sell it through retail and distributor outlets. <br />Mira established a firm foot hold in the power shower market with an 8% market share and critically its core product had been re branded, redesigned and successfully re launched.<br />http://www.mirashowers.co.uk/home.htm/<br />
  13. 13. Before I was headhunted to…<br />
  14. 14. DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />
  15. 15. Group Product Manager<br />Now part of Newell Rubbermaid<br />B2B, B2C and Specification markets<br />In three years 25% of contribution was coming from new business and new markets. <br />I was instrumental as a core supplier in the formation of the Depot concept for B&Q, which revolutionalised merchandising and POS concepts in the sector.<br />Introduction of category management to the company.<br />Authorship, implementation and control of a new product development process<br />http://www.newellrubbermaid.com/public/index.aspx<br />
  16. 16. Before I was headhunted to…<br />
  17. 17. DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />
  18. 18. Marketing and Customer Services Director<br />The launch of a pioneering customer relationship management scheme <br />Internal business process re engineering team, cross functional that was put in place to integrate 5 diverse businesses over 11 sites around the UK.<br />Completely overhauled the customer services department, designing, recruiting and managing a new, effective, low cost, centralised call centre for the group<br />Identified over £3m of new business.<br />Co authorship of a NPD process adopted by the PLC for all group companies.<br />http://www.duraflex.co.uk/<br />
  19. 19. Before I project managed the launch of…<br />
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  21. 21. Marketing and Customer Services Director<br />Successful project management of the company and product launch. <br />Recruited, managed and developed a team of 15 including both marketing and technical customer services, and created an offer that enabled profitable growth from 0 to £15m turnover in four years.<br />Industry leading best practice in customer service and lead time reduction though the successful management of complex, software based, technical innovation. <br />Development of a role as a Business Consultant to the customer base. <br />http://www.ultraframe-conservatories.co.uk/<br />
  22. 22. Before I did my own thing with…<br />
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  24. 24. Consultant<br />Remained profitable due to my commercial acumen, work generated from referral and networking.<br />Exposure to new market sectors such as automotive and pharmaceutical though strategic consultancy and interim project management. <br />Gaining experience in customer insight and business planning working on behalf of marketing communication agencies running workshops to drive change. <br />
  25. 25. And got asked to join a client…<br />
  26. 26. DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />
  27. 27. Marketing Director<br />Recruitment, management and mentoring of a new marketing team that became the hub for business development.<br />Increased fact based decision making at a board level, leading the development of a profitable 63,000 record B2B database that eliminated the need for bought in data.<br />Effective management of cross functional teams in my division as well as project work on behalf of the Chairman for the group as a whole.<br />Championing digital marketing on behalf of the group<br />Providing customer insight<br />http://www.epwin.co.uk<br />
  28. 28. So what next?<br />
  29. 29. DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />Real Edge Limited, The Old School,<br />Main Street, Awsworth, Nottingham, NG16 2QT<br />Tel: +44 (0)115 932 7727 Fax: +44 (0)115 932 7766 <br />E-mail: sales@realedge.co.uk www.realedge.co.uk<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />DAMIAN BATTLE<br />

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