Planning in uncertain times: future-proofing your business for Brexit



Planning in uncertain times: future-proofing your business for Brexit


DATE: 15 November 2018
TIME: 18:00 - 20:30
VENUE: Soho Hotel, London

The next Chair Dinner will take place on Thursday 15 November at the Soho Hotel, London, for an invited group of Chair/NEDs from the growth technology sector.

Discussion over dinner will be chaired by Simon Calver.  Simon is a Partner at BGF Ventures, investing in early stage entrepreneurs with bold ambitions.  He is perhaps best known for his 7-year tenure as CEO at LOVEFiLM, one of the successes of the UK venture industry – leading the eventual exit to Amazon in 2011.  Simon went on to become CEO of Mothercare plc, kickstarting the turnaround plan and accelerating international expansion in over 30 countries. Before this he worked at multi-nationals such as Unilever, led PepsiCo in the UK, and was General Manager at Dell. He is also currently chairman of Moo.com and chemistdirect.

The Chair Dinner is organised and hosted by Bailey Fisher Executive Search in partnership with Silicon Valley Bank and Taylor Vinters.

Our discussion topic for the evening is Planning in uncertain times: future-proofing your business for Brexit, and discussion will cover the impact on UK growth businesses in the run up to Brexit and beyond, including talent planning and currency management.

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