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Grant Snowden

An experienced general manager, Grant is well versed in business strategy, planning, sales, finance, administration, manufacturing, trading, human resources, legal issues and IT. Having managed two small businesses and grown them to annual sales of $20 million and $50 million, he is well placed to help new business owners develop strategy and long-term plans, boost sales and market growth, operate efficiently and ensure their systems and analysis are up to date. Grant can also help with niche issues such as company culture, personnel training, safety, quality and benchmarking.

Skills:

  • Exit/Succession-
  • Finance-
  • Governance-
  • HR-
  • Management-
  • Marketing-
  • Planning-
  • Relationships-
  • Sales-
  • Web & Online Marketing-

Industries:

  • Administrative and support services-
  • Construction-
  • Education and training-
  • Financial and insurance services-
  • Manufacturing-
  • Mining-
  • Professional, scientific and technical services-
  • Retail trade-
  • Transport, postal and warehousing-
  • Web & Online Marketing-
  • Wholesale trade-

Spoken Languages:

State: Victoria

Primary Locations:

  • Mornington Peninsula-
  • Melbourne South East-

Mentoring available by:

  • In Person, Face to Face in (Victoria) or by Phone and online

I can also deliver mentoring by phone and online

Current Occupation:

Business Consultant, Mentor and Coach

Detailed CV:

A fast-learning and inspirational leader who leads by example Grant headed the teams that turned three companies from a loss to a profit with strong cash flow and has constantly improved business systems, adapting them to changing technology and markets. All of this has been achieved while staying at the forefront of technological developments and recognizing the need to respect the environment.

Grant began auditing with Deloitte as a teenager, qualified early and moved through merchant banking to become a CFO and Managing Director. From 1990-2000, he was Managing Director of a building materials mining, manufacturing and distribution business in South Africa where the share price increased tenfold over five years.

From 2001-2004, he was Division President – MD within a $5 billion global group. Grant was responsible for a division that manufactured ceiling tiles in five plants across the USA, where he and his team achieved a $21 million turnaround in divisional profitability per annum. From 2005-2015, Grant was President – MD and part owner of a niche manufacturer of highly engineered building products, where they moved from a loss to a strong profit and cash flow. 

Since 2016, Grant has been a Consultant, Mentor and Coach to businesses headquartered in greater Melbourne through www.abizmentor.com 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Chartered Accountant (S.A.)
  • Master of Business Administration

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