Profile

Mike O’Dwyer is an Executive Director whose strengths lie in a combination of commercial awareness and the management of people. In particular, he is an expert at leading and motivating teams whilst providing them with strategic direction, measurable goals and personal objectives – all supported by an open style of communication.

With a focus on succeeding and exceeding customer expectations, Mike has the ability to achieve the balance between the management of a P&L account and team leadership. With over 30 years experience in the food & drink industry, he is immensely calm under pressure and has a high transactional and transformational leadership style.

Mike is currently a Trustee of the Laurel Pension Fund (with its integration into the Greene King Pension Fund at full market value), Governor at Queen Mary’s College, Basingstoke (working on the Finance Committee overseeing an annual budget of £13m and a five year capital investment programme of £25m), Director of the Hampshire Chamber of Commerce, and an NED in two companies.

CAREER HISTORY

P&O Ferries
On-Board Services Director
2005-2011

Whitbread PLC
Operations Director
1993-2004

Grand Metropolitan PLC
Senior Business Consultant
1982-1993

Management Agency and Music
Senior Regional Manager
1977-1982

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