Polly: Sales & Marketing Director - UK

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Position: Sales & Marketing Director
Nationality: UK
Home Country: UK


Founding Director (marketing and strategic communications) of European start-up low cost airline; communications consultant to FTSE 100 finance company restructuring PR function; head of media marketing and publishing for Middle Eastern media company. Trustee of a leading children's charity.

Major Achievements

Launched an airline. Wound down an airline. Turned a severely loss making consumer magazine and media buying department of a leading Middle Eastern company into a highly profitable department in nine months; experience in managing teams of up to 50. Former press adviser to the Leader of the Opposition in New Zealand's Parliament.

Industry Sector Competencies

• E-Commerce/Internet
• Aerospace
• Energy-Oil-Gas
• Financial Services
• Leisure Industry
• Media

Professional Objectives

• Function: Director of PR, Communications & Marketing
• Interim Manager: Yes
• Permanent Position: Yes
• Consultant: Yes
• Availability: Full time
• Prefered Locations: no preferences

Additional Professional Interests

• Non Executive Director Assignments

Countries Covered

• New Zealand
• Oman
• UK

Operational Competencies

• Technologies to market (Professional)
• Business development (Expert)
• New product or service launch (Expert)
• Geographical expansion (Expert)
• Company rescue or turnaround (Expert)
• Close down or sell off (Expert)


Home Country:
Full time
Bachelor of Arts, Dip Journ, four Harvard Business School online management courses
Arabic, English, French, Italian, Spanish
Management experience:
More than 10 years
Company size:
Start-up, SMB, Multinational
Interim Manager: