Project specialist: Marketing, Office supplies
Stewart has worked in the UK office products industry for 37 years gaining significant experience and knowledge of this ever evolving industry. He began his career with Collins publishers in London where he was responsible for key customers such as Harrods, Selfridges, Fortnum and Mason and Ryman.
Following this Stewart implemented his skills in developing specific sales territories in the UK working with key accounts and driving sales growth.
He then moved to Nobo Visual Aids, a fast growing privately owned business, and contributed to the significant growth and business performance of which saw the turnover increase 100% in a five year period.
Stewart then took his skill sets to Durable UK Ltd, a subsidiary of a major global German office product manufacturer where he was a key member of the Senior Management Team responsible for the strategic development and marketing of the UK business to ensure long term growth and profitability. His role also included the responsibility of managing key accounts such as Ryman, W H Smith and Amazon where he exceeded revenue expectations and delivered significant profitability.
Stewart’s achievement’s included the design and implementation of national consumer campaigns in TV, radio and national press.
Industry recognition by winning a number of Marketing Awards including the prestigious OPI European Marketing Initiative Award.
Stewart was also responsible for the development and launch of key UK product ranges that generated significant additional operating revenue year on year in excess of 25% of the UK business turnover.
Stewart’s professional qualifications include CIM DipM (Chartered Institute of Marketing) and IDM Diploma in Direct and Interactive Marketing (Institute of Direct Marketing).
Expense Reduction Analysts Process
Stewart is passionate about driving business growth and profitability and ensuring his client’s needs are fully met with the highest level of service.
Cost control is crucial in every business and Stewart uses his experience and knowledge to deliver this to all his clients.