Independent Business Management Advisor
'John Leventhall Business Solutions' and ‘Liondale’ (operating currently and 1996-99)
Delivering projects for Small Businesses, Retailers, e-commerce and other consulting firms
Space Planning Manager, Woolworths Plc 2002 – 2009
The leader of development and implementation of change of the key resource of space in a multi-format and multi-seasonal annual cycle. Main player in Format Developments, and new systems. A key role was advising the company executive.
Head of Space Planning, Superdrug Stores Plc 1999 - 2002
Responsible for strategic planning of retail space in a chain of 700+ retail Health & Beauty Stores. Annually delivered improved space mixes worth around £15m extra sales
Group Marketing Manager, Boots The Chemists 1988 - 1996
Managed macro space, format development, marketing, display strategy, planogram production, new systems development and internal strategic consulting for the Boots Group.
Buyer and Brand Manager for Cosmetics & Fragrance in Boots The Chemists 1984-88
Production Manager Pharmaceuticals then Consumer Products 1979-84
Education / Qualifications
Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts FRSA 2010 - Date
Member of Royal Society of Chemistry: C.Chem, MRSC 1981 – Date
University - BA then MSc Biochemistry 1972-79
School - 5 'A' Levels