Managing Director

Ashdown Executive have been engaged by a highly successful organisation to assist in their search for an experienced Managing Director to lead business operations within a group structure

The main purpose of this role is to direct and control the divisional business operations through a period of transformation. As Managing Director, reporting into the Group board you will be responsible for strategic guidance and delivery ultimately ensuring that the Company achieves its financial vision, mission and long term goals


The ideal candidate will be a strategist and a leader able to steer the company through a period of transition and restructure and ultimately  leading it to the most profitable direction.

The goal is to ensure the company is constantly moving towards fulfilling its short-term and long-term objectives and does not diverge from its strategic guidelines.



Develop and execute the company’s business strategies in order to attain the goals of the board and shareholders

Provide strategic advice to the board so that they will have accurate view of the market and the company’s future

Prepare and implement comprehensive business plans to facilitate achievement by planning cost-effective operations and market development activities, including product development

Develop a clear communication strategy

Communicate and maintain trust relationships with shareholders, business partners and authorities

Oversee the company’s financial performance, and  experience driving growth alongside other business ventures

Delegate responsibilities and supervise the work of executives providing guidance and motivation to drive maximum performance.




Proven experience operating as Managing Director or other Senior leadership position

Demonstrable experience in developing strategic and business plans ideally within Data or Insight driven business particularly within the Pharma or Pharma/tech  knowledge or experience

Thorough knowledge of market changes and forces that influence the company

Strong understanding of corporate finance and measures of performance

Familiarity with management best practices

Excellent organisational and leadership skills

Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills

Outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities

Academically accomplished, degree level qualification


The company provide a competitive remuneration package including significant LTiP's


London - Central
Contact Name:
Sheryl Hannan