Keith McConnell  Director/Owner

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Company: Keith McConnell Business Advisory

Personal Profile:
Qualified from Otago University in Commerce plus 4 years study in Law. 15+ years experience as a Chief Executive in various companies in various industries all either requiring significant change or aggressive business development strategies. Extensive Board Room experience. Strong people reading, mentoring and leadership experience. Passionate about the Advisory Board environment. Working with the Chief Executive of Craigpine Timber to lift the break-even point so that it was profitable in all market conditions. Leading John Edmond through a significant restructuring that turned the company into a very profitable business that was sold in 1993 for a $20m capital profit. Leading Donaghy Downs through a significant restructuring to consolidate 5 factories in Victoria into one. Leading The Power Company Ltd into corpratisation/privatisation and through the power industry reforms of the mid-1990’s. Leading the Tranzrail outsourcing project that saw 1000 employees transferred to external providers without the loss of one day through industrial action. Project managing five successful capital raisings. Chairing Rubbish Direct with an annual sales growth rate of 20%

Advisory Roles:
Advisory Board Chair, Advisory Board Member

Interested in:
Council Controlled Organisation, Government Sector, Private Company

Key Skils:
General Management, Governance, Human Resources, Strategy & Planning

IT/Telecommunications,Manufacturing,Govt/Public Sector,Professional Services,Logistics,Utilities


B.Com Otago University