Motivated by the opportunity to exchange business experience and expertise with other directors and managers in a confidential environment, Managing Director, Sonia Blizzard, joined Profitnet in 2008.
Through Profitnet, Beaming was able to identify its market differentiation and embed innovative practices across the business. Over five years the company doubled in size.
The support I received through Profitnet resulted in real growth for my business
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Profitnet member Sonia Blizzard, Managing Director of Beaming.
Keith Pordum, CEO of Bon Appetit, first joined Profitnet in 2008. He rejoined the programme in 2014 as part of the Manor Royal Group, where he has been encouraged to expand into the healthcare sector through a new digital marketing strategy. Profitnet members helped by suggesting more than 30 ideas to increase sales.
Through the support he received, Keith now works with both workplace and retail outlets, and has new clients as a result of the marketing strategy.
Profitnet is just like having your own board of non-executive directors.
You can discuss whatever you want and I’ve found over the years the input I’ve had has been absolutely vital as a sounding board for plans, ideas and challenges
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Profitnet member Keith Pordum, CEO of Bon Appetit.
Debbie Orme, Managing Director of Clearstone, has been a Profitnet member since 2011.
One of the greatest insights that Debbie gained from Profitnet was that innovations can be made in systems and processes, which are aspects of the business she is keen to develop.
Some companies are really closed-minded. And some MDs think they don’t have time to learn anything new, or worse, simply think they know it all already.
I have learned to work more effectively with my co-directors and play to all of our strengths and weaknesses.
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Profitnet member Debbie Orme, Managing Director of Clearstone.