General Manager Business Development at Wesfarmers
Head of Strategy
November 2013 to Present
Independent Strategy Consultant
July 2008 to February 2014
The Keystone Club
Co-Founder and Managing Director
August 2007 to July 2008
September 2004 to August 2007
Initially hired as external consultant, then offered permanent position after successful delivery of project. Report direct to the CFO and the Executive Board. Initially hired as external consultant, then offered permanent position after successful delivery of project. Report direct to the CFO and the Executive Board.
What company does James Waddilove work for?
James Waddilove works for Ocado
What is James Waddilove's role at Ocado?
James Waddilove is Head of Strategy
What industry does James Waddilove work in?
James Waddilove works in the Retail industry.
Head of Strategy @ Initially hired as external consultant, then offered permanent position after successful delivery of project. Report direct to the CFO and the Executive Board. From November 2013 to Present (2 years 2 months) Independent Strategy Consultant @ Advised large retail and B2C clients including Tesco, Morrisons, Dixons, WH Smith & Fitness First. Successfully led engagements that addressed wide range of business critical issues including: growth strategy; international expansion; business model innovation; cost reduction; market entry; pricing strategy; business case development; category/merchandising strategy and space optimisation. From July 2008 to February 2014 (5 years 8 months) Co-Founder and Managing Director @ Start-up real estate venture wound-up in July 2008 given the challenges in the wider economy. Successfully raised equity finance from angel investors & recruited highly respected board of Non-Executive Directors. Developed brand positioning, marketing materials and innovative tax efficient corporate structure. Negotiated sales distribution contracts & managed sales pipeline to number of high net worth individuals. From August 2007 to July 2008 (1 year) Strategy Consultant @ Joined as graduate in Deloitte’s strategy practice. Promoted as one of the top-ranked analysts in pier group. Clients included Lloyds Bank, Sony BMG & News International. Projects addressed wide range of strategic advisory & transactional objectives. From September 2004 to August 2007 (3 years) BA Hons, History, First Class @ University of Oxford From 2000 to 2003 James Waddilove is skilled in: Business Strategy, Financial Modeling, Retail, Performance Improvement, Strategic Thinking, Market Analysis, Competitive Analysis, Competitive Strategies, Pricing Strategy, E-commerce, Retail Category Management, Growth Strategies, Management Consulting, Strategy, Due Diligence
Introversion (I), Intuition (N), Thinking (T), Judging (J)
2 year(s), 11 month(s)
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