Why clients choose to work with Quantic
Deep knowledge and expertise
Our consultants have held senior management positions in a wide range of industries and have first-hand experience of the challenges that modern brand-owners face.
Practical and relevant solutions
We know that theory doesn’t unlock growth. We are practical people who know what a relevant and realistic solution looks like. We create practical solutions and usable tools that help on the job and create lasting impact.
An international point of view
Every year, we work across 6 continents for some of the world’s biggest brand-owners. This experience gives us a truly global perspective on how major organisations think and work and the challenges they face in a hyper-connected, yet disconnected world.
Immersed in our clients’ culture
Every organisation is different and we see every kind. Clients regularly feed back that Quantic succeeds because we take the time to really understand how their organisation ticks. The biggest compliment is when our clients’ staff think our people are employees of the same organisation.
We’re on it – real world connected
It’s our job to be fully connected to today’s reality – the shifting trends, shopping habits and market moves that define the world we’re operating in.
Enjoyable to work with
Often expertise comes with a big attitude. Quantic’s client feedback tells us that our clients value our helpfulness, humility and above all personal commitment.
Tony Stratton – Chairman – firstname.lastname@example.org
Duncan MacConnol – Joint Managing Director – email@example.com
A creator of strategic solutions with extensive international, multi-functional and project experience developed across work with suppliers, retailers and B2B clients. Duncan is a recognised thought leader on Category Strategy but he can always be distracted to participate in Pop Master as our resident “muso” or talk cricket (despite working in Australia for a few years his loyalties lie with England so don’t mention The Ashes).
Karen Beddows – Joint Managing Director – firstname.lastname@example.org
An energising capability expert who can often be found pedalling at speed around Shropshire or further afield in warm climes. Karen has a proven ability to activate profitable sales growth across categories, channels and customers through unlocking the capability of both the individual and the organisation in a sustainable way.Fmc
Dave Turnbull – Founder – email@example.com
The Springbok in the team with the caps to show for it having played Hockey for South Africa. Dave is an experienced international manager who has held executive positions in Unilever, opened consulting practices in Europe and Latin America and successfully led strategic and operational commercial growth programmes.
Sonia Johnson – Director of Consulting – firstname.lastname@example.org
An experienced through the line consultant with a proven track record of improving business performance across Marketing, Category, Channel and Sales. Sonia thrives on supporting people and teams to perform to their potential leading to bigger commercial results. Our “chef” Sonia’s always cooking up something but rarely sticks to a recipe preferring a more “personalised” approach so you rarely get the same thing twice!Fm
Jon Norbury – Director of Consulting – email@example.com
A marketing executive and lifelong Chelsea supporter with extensive experience of successfully building brands for blue chip consumer product companies. Delivers exceptional growth and profitability improvements by developing game changing category strategies. Jon’s experience spans health and beauty, consumer durables and household brands and he’s seen life through a supplier’s eyes whilst being based in Tesco.
Steve Hildebrand – Director of Consulting – firstname.lastname@example.org
A commercially minded consultant with 20+ years consulting experience from working around the globe and hailing originally from Australia. Steve loves unlocking opportunities to address mental and physical availability which functions can really get behind and bring to life for consumers, shoppers and customers. If you want to know about shopper (fast cars or golf!), Steve’s your man.
Al Forbes – email@example.com
An astute retailer who has had held executive positions within buying, merchandising, marketing and store operations. Al leads change programmes that deliver sales and profit growth. Al’s international retail background is complemented by extensive consultancy experience. A true Scot with a love for the wild outdoors and mountaineering, Al is always up for a personal or business challenge.
Al Short – firstname.lastname@example.org
A hands-on retailer with experience in retail buying, operations and in-store execution, Al specialises in commercial capability programmes to help leading suppliers accelerate growth through powerful collaborative retail partnerships. Short by name, but he stands tall (meet him and you’ll see) on working hard to achieve the best results for every programme.
Angela Groom – email@example.com
Angela is an experienced sales trainer across all levels, categories and channels with experience gained in many countries. Angela delivers great learning that sticks and helps sales people get better commercial results. That’s when she’s not “down on the farm” mucking out or helping with lambing.
Coral McConnon – firstname.lastname@example.org
Coral’s expertise lies in using consumer insights ad macro-trends as a creative springboard to collaboratively develop innovation and growth strategies. She also has a talent for designing creative collaboration workshops that inspire participation. You may think Coral’s an Aussie but she’s a true Kiwi who gets back home when she can.
David Bonney – email@example.com
Brings a valuable combination of senior FMCG brand management and marketing/sales strategy expertise with strategic consulting. David has built some of the UK’s major consumer brands and developed solutions for many leading multi-national suppliers. He captains a league tennis team and knows what it takes to help them into a winning position.
Dave Jordan – firstname.lastname@example.org
A creative, hands-on senior marketer who has successfully led some of the biggest brands in FMCG retailers and suppliers. Dave has multi-category international experience in developing and implementing innovation, marketing and category strategy. When he’s not working, Dave spends time on two wheels both on and off road or tinkering around with various old vehicles.
Jane Holstein – email@example.com
A truly global consultant, Jane leverages her proven success leading business start-ups and driving market and business performance across several continents to help diverse teams thrive in their commercial reality. Jane’s energetic style has followed her around the world to Mexico where she’s now based. Her passion for experiential learning (“learning-by-doing”) ensures a dynamic experience.
Karen Findlay – firstname.lastname@example.org
Karen has a consistent track record for helping businesses drive sales and profitability, through developing and executing strong commercial and category strategies. She is passionate about building organisational capability, with a naturally collaborative style and engaging training and coaching skills. Away from work, Karen loves the theatre having spent many of her younger years “treading the boards” – maybe one day she’ll get back out there!
Mike Banks – email@example.com
An experienced international manager, Mike has held executive positions in Procter & Gamble and opened consulting practices in all major continents. Mike has successfully led strategic and operational commercial growth programmes across the world. Always worth checking the Premier League scores to see how his beloved Arsenal have performed.
Robin Sharpe – firstname.lastname@example.org
Robin has a passion for helping individuals and teams build their capability. He has significant sales and customer marketing experience within FMCG across a variety of categories including laundry, household and personal care categories. He’s also worked in both public and private equity backed organisations in the UK and Europe. Robin loves cricket, enjoying the blend of individual skill within winning teams – as reflected in his approach to working with clients.
Siân Hughes – email@example.com
A consumer and shopper insight professional who can expertly drive clear decisions out of information complexity. Siân thrives on working collaboratively with people to come up with real benefits – a quality that serves her well in dealing with two feisty teenage boys, a mad Welsh springer spaniel and her sport loving, photographer husband at home in the Cotswolds.
Stefan Horsnell – firstname.lastname@example.org
An experienced FMCG marketing leader with a track record of commercial success and award winning launches across brands, categories and countries. Stefan is a self confessed foodie so always a good source of advice on latest trends. He has a passion for leveraging the power of brands away-from-home in order to grow in-home.
Iain Potter – email@example.com
With both P&G and Unilever under his belt Iain has some heavyweight fmcg experience in both Sales and Marketing. Iain also has international experience as a senior commercial leader before moving into capability through an in-house Marketing Academy. Ask Iain about what’s brewing? He’s our resident beer, not tea, brewer!
Cathy Hoy – firstname.lastname@example.org
Cathy’s L&D expertise spans people and organisational development in both retailers and suppliers including an amazing overseas secondment with Tesco in Asia. Cathy still loves to travel but also has many other hobbies and challenges herself to be learning new skills. Feel free to ask about her latest learning and you may well be surprised.
Darren Bezani – email@example.com
Darren has an extensive sales leadership background, having lead international sales teams and delivered sales transformation for many global enterprises. As a sales psychologist he is passionate to understand how to help customers say ‘yes’, and drive businesses to deliver significant growth through its people. His studies of human nature extend outside of work where you will find him an avid student of the mixed martial arts.
Andreas Vertesi – firstname.lastname@example.org
Julie Nottage – email@example.com
Melissa Frank – firstname.lastname@example.org
Peter Reynolds – email@example.com